The Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry is looking for a position of Research Assistant in the field of Earth System Sciences with a focus on climate and ecosystems. The position is full time limited in time 31.08.2022.
About the position:
- δO2/N2 and δAr/N2 measurements of atmospheric air and high-pressure tanks
- Dual Inlet Stable Isotope Measurements (δ13C/δ18O Measurement of CO2 and δ15N /δ18O Measurement of N2O) and the corresponding sample preparation
- Design, development and implementation of methods for the standardization of isotope measurements including primary calibration of international reference materials
- Further development of analytical methods based on the existing equipment and the changing requirements of the institute
- Supervision/consulting of students and scientists in the performance and application of isotope analyses
- Contribution to experimental work and related scientific publications
- Representative for the logistics of sample containers (bottle storage)
- Support, maintenance and repair of device controlling computers (hard- & software)
- Integration of new analytical methods into the existing infrastructure including connection of the control software
- Applicant must hold a university degree in Natural Sciences (Master’s degree or comparable), doctorate is an advantage.
- Experience with scientific analytical methods and measurements of stable isotopes in particular
- A high degree of motivation, reliability, personal responsibility, precise work ethic, time management and the ability to work as part of a team
- Good written and spoken English and German skills
- Experience in handling gases and gas samples
- IT knowledge (hardware and software) including basic programming skills are desirable
Detailed application, quoting the reference number 06/2020 to be sent to by e-mail as a PDF document to email@example.com.
|Organization||Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry|
|Fellowship Level||Research Assistant|
|Subject areas||Natural Science|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||June 30, 2020|