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Laboratory Manager
Position Number:19-028
College or Other:College of Sciences
Department:Ocean Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
FT/PT Status:Full Time

Lab Manager – We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our research team in the Department of Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Science at Old Dominion University.  Our laboratory conducts chemical oceanography research around the globe and is associated with the international GEOTRACES program, a global effort to understand biogeochemical cycles and distributions of trace elements in the marine environment. The Lab Manager is responsible for overall operation of the laboratory, performs determinations of trace elements, nutrients, and other trace constituents, and supervises undergraduate lab assistants and other technicians, and assists the graduate research assistants. Must have analytical experience with at least some of these constituents and have participated in oceanographic sampling expeditions. Applicants should have a M.S in chemistry, oceanography, or related environmental science with at least 1-2 years of analytical laboratory and field work experience. The Position can start as early as 1 September 2019.

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To apply for the position please visit the Old Dominion University Research Foundation website at http://researchfoundation.odu.edu/  then click on the employment tab to begin viewing career opportunities with the Research Foundation. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Job Responsibilities:

1.  Participate on oceanographic expeditions, including shipping, performing analyses, managing data base

2.  Manage shoreside laboratory, including scheduling and performing analyses

3.  Maintain budgets

4.  Supervise undergraduate lab assistants

5.  Order supplies and equipment

6.  Manage internal and external data bases

7.  Analyze/interpret data

8.  Assist PI in preparing publications and grants

9.  Other duties as assigned.