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Undergraduate Research in the UB Stable Isotope and Biogeochemistry Lab

Posted by Tim on April 17, 2017 in Summer Research

Are you looking to get research experience in a lab?

Are you interested in chemistry and the environment?

Are you looking for work in Buffalo this summer?

 

If you said “YES!” to the above questions, then check out this research opportunity:

 

Undergraduate Research in the UB Stable Isotope and Biogeochemistry Lab

This is a paid opportunity to conduct research related to Arctic climate change using cutting-edge biogeochemical tools.

 

The student researcher will work as part of the UB Biogeochemistry team to select, prepare, and analyze samples, and will have opportunities to analyze results.

 

Required skills: The research employs chemical techniques, so the ideal candidate for this position will have mastered chemistry courses, be able to work safely in a chemistry lab, and has steady hands able to work with small samples. The candidate will also need strong organizational and communication skills, and be detail-oriented. An interest in chemistry research, in addition to climate, environmental, and/or geology research is preferred.

 

Time commitment: Funding available for full- or part-time work during summer 2017. Expected work schedule involves at least half-day blocks of time, and must be between the hours of 8 am and 6 pm.

 

To apply for the position: Send the following to Dr. Elizabeth Thomas, ekthomas@buffalo.edu, by April 21:

  • 1-paragraph statement of research interest,
  • a list of chemistry, geology, and other environmental-related courses,
  • GPA