Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Employment Opportunities

Thin Section Lab Technician

The Thin Section Lab Technician is responsible for quality control, the safe and efficient operation of the Thin Section Lab (TSL) and the production of research-quality thin sections and grain mounts of a wide variety of materials. The preparation of thin sections and grain mounts is a critical stage for petrographic analyses in research and teaching, and especially on high end instruments such as the Ion Probe, EMPA, Laser Ablation ICPMS, and Fluid Inclusion Microthermometric systems.The incumbent works closely with lab managers and research technicians from the various lab and research groups within the department and University to determine quality and type of section required.

Position Type: Full Time - Operating Funded

Application Closing Date: November 10, 2017

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