Laboratory Technician

Environmental Soil-Plant Interactions

University of Delaware: Department of Plant and Soil Sciences

Our research is directed toward understanding the processes governing trace-element and nutrient cycling in the rhizosphere and uptake by plants.  Our research is trans-disciplinary, spanning the fields of Environmental Soil Chemistry, Plant Physiology, Analytical Chemistry, and Human Toxicology.  Opportunities for research include both laboratory and field components from the nanoscale to the field-scale. Lab website: http://udel.edu/~angelias

We have a position available for a laboratory technician (full or part time, negotiable).  Job duties include laboratory organization and maintenance, assistance with laboratory experiments and sample collection (field).  Opportunities exist for independent research to the extent desired by the applicant, but is not required.

Requirements: B.S. degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science, Soil Science, Biology, or related field.

Highly desirable: Experience with wet chemical methods and analytical chemistry and/or molecular techniques.

Beneficial but not required: Knowledge of or experience with plant growth techniques, biological embedding and tissue sectioning, synchrotron experience, field experience.

To apply, please send CV and statement of interest to Dr. Angelia Seyfferth at angelias@udel.edu