Assistant Project Scientist (SIMS Analyst) University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF07712
The Assistant Project Scientist is to assist in the operation of the Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Laboratory (SIMS, CAMECA ims1270 and ims1290 instruments). Under direct supervision of the Laboratory Manager, the Assistant Project Scientist will advise local and external users on the applications of the SIMS technique and will oversee the acquisition of high quality, publishable geochronological and geochemical datasets. The position requires contributing to the planning, execution, and publication of research projects with UCLA faculty, staff, and students as well as scientists from other institutions. Assisting in maintenance of the SIMS instruments and associated facilities (e.g., the scanning electron microscope laboratory) and the training of students in their use are responsibilities of the position holder. A PhD or equivalent experience in cosmo/geochemistry, geology, mineralogy or an appropriate field of natural science is required.
Candidates must provide a (a) curriculum vitae, (b) cover letter, (c) statement of research, (d) statement on contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and (e) the names of three - five references including names and contact information. Applications will be accepted via the UC Recruit at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07712 beginning July 28, 2022. The deadline to submit your application is August 27, 2022.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction jeid-e55080082a4198429b884eeaac5e65a7
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.