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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: June 9, 2020
The Environmental Systems Dynamics Laboratory seeks a laboratory manager to facilitate the group's experimental and field approaches to understand the role of coastal vegetation communities on sedimentation. More information about the Environmental Systems Dynamics Laboratory is available at www.esdlberkeley.com.
Performing or facilitating sample analysis experiments in the laboratory, following field visits.
Analyzing data from experiments and perform visualizations and written material for dissemination.
Prepare sediment tracers, design and construct mounts for instruments or other physical infrastructure for experimentation, place orders for supplies, ship equipment to and from the field, and plan sampling logistics.
Circulate research, data, and code; including facilitating the code's accessibility on Github or Gitlab, improving the readability of code, and preparing datasets for publication.
Disseminate the lab's research by improving and maintaining the ESDL web site.
Perform sampling and running instrumentation for laboratory and field flume experiments.
Train undergraduate students in the use of laboratory equipment.
Managing general laboratory maintenance and performing monthly safety checks.
Experience coding and with principles and practices of open science, including Git.
Experience running and performing routine maintenance on dissolved organic carbon analyzers and fluorescence spectrometers.
Experience with spreadsheet software.
Experience working with laboratory flumes.
Experience with suspended sediment sampling.
Strong performance in quantitative coursework.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a multi-diverse campus community.
Bachelor's degree in a relevant physical or environmental science or engineering and/or equivalent experience/training.
Master's degree in a relevant physical or environmental science or engineering and/or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $51,467.44 - $67,910.79. Steps 1.0 - 15.0.
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