Position will work within the Nutrient Analytical Services Laboratory (NASL), an environmental analytical laboratory providing chemical analysis of water and sediment in conjunction with water quality monitoring and environmental research programs sponsored by local, state, and federal agencies, as well as organizations from the private sector.
Perform tasks in conjunction with operation of environmental analytical laboratory including but not limited to; cleaning of scientific glassware, transporting shipping containers (not greater than 25 pounds) to and from receiving area, handling/processing of water and sediment samples in preparation of chemical analysis, assist laboratory with routine wet chemistry techniques such as preparing reagents and chemicals. Initial training will focus on the operation of spectrophotometers and fluorometers for the analysis of chlorophyll, as well as specific methods and instrumentation used to determine the organic carbon content of surface waters. Position will progressively require additional analytical and data management responsibilities.
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