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Laboratory Manager - Department of Geosciences, Tübingen, Germany

Laboratory Manager - Department of Geosciences, Tübingen, Germany

Tübingen, Germany
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Permanent position available as Lab Manager in the newly established Group for Terrestrial Sedimentology, Department of Geosciences, University of Tübingen.
Position is permanent, appointed at level E13 TV-L, 100%. Starting as soon as possible.
Supervisor: Prof. Kathryn Fitzsimmons
Description
New laboratories are currently being set up for luminescence and electron spin resonance dating, as well as for basic sedimentology (grain size etc.).
Tasks
The lab manager will be responsible for:
- technical leadership of the lab team within the terrestrial sedimentology group
- coordination of laboratory activities and access
- processing and measurement of samples
- development of procedures and quality standards in the labs
- development of new analytical methods, particularly in the realms of luminescence and ESR
- lab safety in both German and English language
- training of lab staff
- responsibility for radiation safety
Requirements
- completion of Master or Diploma in natural sciences (PhD in relevant field would be very much valued!)
- experience in wet chemistry and analytics
- experience working in areas with ionising radiation
- willingness to complete radiation safety person training
- experience with technical analytical equipment
- independent work and organisational skills
- ability to guide younger colleagues, good communication skills
- both German and English language skills
Applications
Please send copies of your CV, letter of motivation, list of technical and methodological experience/expertise, relevant certificates to bewerbung@uni-tuebingen.de
Deadline for applications is 30 November 2021.
Further information (in German):
https://uni-tuebingen.de/universitaet/stellenangebote/newsfullview-stellenangebote/article/technische-r-laborleiter-in-w-m-d-e-13-tv-l-100/
Application deadline
Further information
For technical enquiries please contact kathryn.fitzsimmons@uni-tuebingen.de
Contact email
kathryn.fitzsimmons@uni-tuebingen.de