Principal Responsibilities:1. Recommends the design and implementation of procedures and protocols under the direction of a higher-level authority. 2. Investigates, analyzes, and reaches preliminary scientific conclusions related to research planning 3. Ensures data results are compiled, analyzed, and presented properly. 4. Analyzes, develops and interprets scientific results. Maintains clear documentation of results. Prepares scientific reports and papers for research proposals and published reports. 5. Performs independent research and laboratory techniques and participates in experimental research planning. 6. Interacts with internal contacts including the PI, research assistants, graduate students, Radiation Safety and Biological Safety officers, and Animal Care personnel to discuss and evaluate research results and to ensure the smooth and safe operation of the laboratory. 7. Interacts with external contacts such as researchers at other institutions, staff at biotechnology and reagents companies to consult on research methods and to keep abreast of product information and developments. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Undergraduate degree in Geology/Chemistry or the lab sciences is preferred, however a science degree with additional training in geochemical techniques and theory would be considered. Formal training in chemical analysis.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Undergraduate degree in Geology/Chemistry or the lab sciences is preferred, however a science degree with additional training in geochemical techniques and theory would be considered. Formal training in chemical analysis.
Required Skill/ability 5: Flexibility, enthusiasm and an ability to work as part of a close-knit team. An ability to prioritize workload.
Posting Position Title: Research Associate 1, MS
Required Skill/ability 3: Solid understanding of and demonstrated skills using standard office software for scientific purposes.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Associate I MS
Required Skill/ability 1: Proven ability with sample preparation and chemical separation of target elements following established lab procedures performed in the Yale Geochemistry clean laboratory.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to make independent decisions/recommendations.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to meet fixed deadlines and provide deliverables as set out by PI.
Master's Degree in a scientific discipline and one year experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 53159BR
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