Manager, Electron Microbeam and X-ray Diffraction Facility
EOAS at University of British Columbia
March 1, 2018
Vancouver, British Columbia
86000.00 - 135000.00
Full Time - Experienced
Research – Academic
The Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of British Columbia (UBC) seeks a professional scientist to manage three highly sophisticated laboratories: electron-probe microanalyzer, scanning electron microscope with energy dispersion X-ray spectrometer and image analysis system, and two X-ray powder diffractometers. A Ph.D. degree in geosciences or other relevant disciplines and demonstrated productivity in the appropriate fields is preferred. The facility serves science and engineering departments on the UBC campus, as well as, students and faculty from several western Canadian universities, and clients from government labs and industry. The manager has the scientific expertise and management skills to: i) manage the overall operations of the labs, ii) directly supervise a staff who perform the day-to-day work, including: a Ph.D. level researcher, two M.Sc., and one B.Sc. level Research Assistants, iii) educate, advise and supervise the diverse users and clients of the laboratories, and to iv) perform independent research. This position reports to the Head of the Department and consults with the Director of Resources and Operations on administrative matters such as working conditions, contracts, billings, etc.