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Research Technician in Biological Fluid Mechanics

Employer
University of Puget Sound
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 29, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Research Technician in Biological Fluid Mechanics
University of Puget Sound
Job ID: 6579
Location: Physics Department
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Staff Posting Details
Appointment: temporary, full-time research technician position, 1 year term.

Job Description:

The Pepper Lab at the University of Puget Sound (drpepperlab.com) is seeking to hire an excellent research technician. This position is initially available for 1 year with a possibility for renewal. Technician duties may include experimental fluid flow measurements, analyzing experimental data using MATLAB or Python, numerical simulations of fluid flow and nutrient transport, mentorship of undergraduate research students, writing manuscripts for publication, and general data management.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in physics, biology, biophysics, computer science, engineering, or similar background with 1) experience performing independent research; 2) experience with computer programming or interest in learning; 3) interest in questions at the interface of physics and biology; 4) excellent organizational skills; 5) enthusiasm for working with and mentoring undergraduate research students; and 6) the ability to work well with others to contribute to a positive, productive, and inclusive work environment.

Compensation and Benefits: Decisions about starting salaries are made based on the extent and relatedness of the candidate's education and experience and on internal equity and market considerations.

Puget Sound offers a generous benefits package. For more information, visit: https://pugetsound.edu/human-resources/benefits

Application Deadline: Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified.

Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest

Applications submitted without the required attachments will not be considered.

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of all required background checks. All new hires will be required to submit proof of current COVID-19 vaccination (including booster) or receive an approved medical or religious exemption from the university.

Diversity Statement:
  • We acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.
  • We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.
  • We act to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.

Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. To learn more please visit: https://pugetsound.edu/about-puget-sound-0/mission-core-values/institutional-equity-diversity

The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.


How to Apply
For complete job description and application instructions, visit: www.pugetsound.edu/employment

About Puget Sound
Puget Sound is a selective national liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing 2,600 students from 48 states and 20 countries. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Puget Sound students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching and offer 1,200 courses each year in more than 40 traditional and interdisciplinary fields, including graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy and in education. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Pacific Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious academic honorary society. Visit "About Puget Sound" (http://www.pugetsound.edu/about) to learn more about the college.

As a strategic goal and through our core values, University of Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. EOE/AA



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