Research Staff Assistant

Columbia University

United States

October 10, 2021

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Research Staff Assistant

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  • Requisition no: 518216
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
  • School/Department: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
  • Grade: Grade R4
  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)
  • Position Summary

    The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University located in Palisades, New York, is seeking a Research Staff Assistant for a temporary role in the Biology and Paleo Environment department. Under the close supervision of the PI Buckley, the Research Staff Assistant will perform primary tree ring laboratory activities such as tree core and sectional collections, sample preparation, image capture, image review and data preparation and review. The successful candidate will be an important member of the PIs research team for the processing of large numbers of tree core samples for Blue Intensity measurements, and general duties in support of project goals.

    Responsibilities

  • Preparation of tree core and sectional samples for Blue Intensity measurements.
  • Making Blue Intensity measurements on said samples.
  • Assisting PIs with data presentation for publication.
  • Will receive training from PI Buckley and from several Tree Ring Lab staff members.
  • Weekly meetings will be held to discuss performance and quality.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required in a scientific discipline and a minimum of (1) year of experience in a research environment.
  • Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer - Race / Gender / Disability / Veteran

    The Lamont campus values diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from members of underrepresented minority groups.

    We accept online applications only.

    Applications open: Sep 09 2021 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close:

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