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Senior Halogen Isotope Technician, Environmental Isotope

Department: Earth and Environmental Sciences Effective Date: October, 2009


37.5 hr/wk

Reports to: EIL Lab Manager

General Accountability

Under the supervision of the EIL lab manager, the incumbent is responsible for the preparation of organic and inorganic samples for chlorine-37 and bromine-81 isotope analysis, operating and maintaining the Chlorine/Bromine IsoPrime Dual Inlet/Continuous Flow Mass Spectrometer and the attached HP 6890 Gas Chromatographic system.

Nature and Scope

The Environmental Isotope Laboratory (EIL) operates on a fee for service basis analyzing samples for the content of various isotopes for both University and external researchers. The EIL charges for these analyses to cover chemicals, equipment and salary costs related to the analyses, therefore there is a job available as long as there are samples to analyze. The incumbent will be an integral part of the team to provide sample analyses results in a timely manner to clients from around the world.

Statistical Data


Clients 20
Students 4
Casual Employees 3

Specific Accountabilities

Working Conditions