OCEANOGRAPHIC FLOW CYTOMETRY SPECIALIST – ID# 15748

University of Hawaii - C.MORE
mardi 22 décembre 2015
par   G. Grégori

School of Ocean and Earth
Science and Technology. Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST), Simons Collaboration on Ocean Processes and Ecology (SCOPE) and Hawaii Ocean Time-Series (HOT), located at the University of Hawaii at Manoa the University of Hawaii Marine Expeditionary Center (Pier 35) in Honolulu, Hawaii and aboard research vessels at sea. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws. MONTHLY SALARY : Salary commensurate with qualifications. DUTIES : Oversees and conducts laboratory and at-sea analyses of microbial populations using a suite of analytical flow cytometers including two (2) Cytopeia Influx sorting flow cytometers and one (1) B-D FACS Jazz. Develops and applies single-cell probing and flow cytometric methods for enumeration and sorting of marine picoplankton populations. Maintains a $2M inventory of laboratory and seagoing instruments. Isolates oceanic picoplankton populations for cultivation and maintains plankton culture collections. Contributes to the development of the next generation of remote, autonomous instrumentation for research in marine microbial biogeochemistry. Participates in no fewer than six (6), four (4)-day oceanographic research cruises as part of the HOT and at least one (1) longer SCOPE expedition. Conducts at-sea experimental research activities and supports at-sea and shore-based laboratory needs of a team of international collaborators. Trains students and staff in proper use of analytical flow cytometers. PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS : EDUCATION/TRAINING : Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Biology, Chemistry, or Marine Science. EXPERIENCE : Seven to ten (7-10) years of progressively responsible experience in laboratory or field-based environmental research, science support (especially maintenance of analytical instruments) and program management. (Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Biology, Chemistry or Marine Science may substitute for two (2) years of experience ; PhD from an accredited college or university in Biology, Chemistry or Marine Science may substitute for seven (7) years of experience). Previous experience conducting research at sea and use of radioisotopes.Previous supervisory/oversight of laboratory technicians. ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS : Knowledge of electronics and computer literacy. Must possess interest in conducting optical measurements of marine plankton distributions and their activities. Must possess expertise in instrument troubleshooting, maintenance and repair, and proper use of radioisotopes. Ability to maintain, troubleshoot and repair laboratory instruments, including flow cytometers. Must possess expertise in instrument troubleshooting, maintenance and repair. Demonstrated abilities in the use and maintenance of a broad range of analytical instruments including, but not limited to, gas and liquid chromatography, automated nutrient analysis, liquid scintillation counters, absorption and fluorescence-based spectrometry and microscopy. Must possess proven leadership capabilities to supervise and train technical staff at sea and in the laboratory. Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain throughout the duration of employment. May be required to provide a clean driver’s abstract as deemed necessary by the job requirements and/or the project. If personal vehicle will be used for business purpose : Must possess proof of personal vehicle insurance and maintain throughout the duration of employment. Must also provide the RCUH Human Resources Department with driver’s license information and keep current throughout the duration of employment. Failure to meet this requirement or falsification of documents may result in disciplinary action including and up to termination of employment. PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS : Must be able to conduct field research at sea for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds unassisted. POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS : As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to University of Hawaii’s and/or business entity’s policies and procedures. Violation of RCUH’s, UH’s, or business entity’s policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.). INQUIRIES : David Karl 956-8964 (Oahu). APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS : Please go to www.rcuh.com, click on “Employment” ; select “Apply” and navigate to “See Job Announcements and/or Apply for a Job.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position : 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Salary History, 4) Supervisory References, 5) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawaii Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuhhr@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344. CLOSING DATE : January 29, 2016. EEO/AA Employer.


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