Boston College Introduction
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.Job Description
The Director, Center for Isotope Geochemistry oversees the daily
operation and general oversight of the Center for Isotope Geochemistry.
This includes the Metal-Free Clean Room, Thermal Ionization Mass Spectrometer
(TIMS), Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer (IRMS), and other associated
instrumentation, with responsibilities including calibration, maintenance and
trouble-shooting, and user training and support. In addition, the
Director may be asked to help support other research equipment in the
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.
The Director will also be responsible for participation in
strategic planning for the facility, and contribution to the assessment of
potential alternatives for instrument procurement, through regular consultation
with the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, and key faculty stakeholders,
including the Chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.
Financial oversight responsibilities may include analysis of
utilization, prioritization, and calculation of cost basis for services, and
recharge rate setting. The Director will directly supervise and assist
undergraduate and graduate students each year from Boston College and outside
institutions as they conduct research in the Center for Isotope
Geochemistry. This position reports to the Executive Director, Research
Infrastructure, under the Office of the Vice Provost for Research.
For more information, please contact Joshua Rapport, Executive Director of Research Infrastructure ( email@example.com ) or Prof. Ethan Baxter (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $82,050 to $102,550; salary
commensurate with relevant experience.
Review of applications will begin December 2nd, and continue through the application deadline of December 15th.Requirements
The Director should have at least five years of experience in
isotope geochemistry including in a Clean Room and with TIMS. A doctoral
degree in Earth Science, Geochemistry, Chemistry or a related field is
preferred. One to three additional years of postdoctoral experience in
laboratory geochemistry or a related field is highly desirable. One or
more years of experience in managing a geochemical laboratory is highly
Occasional out of hours availability required in case issues
emerge with instruments or users. Must be capable of lifting up to 50
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits including depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans
Paid Holidays Annually
Generous Sick, and Vacation Pay
Additional benefits can be found on www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
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