martes, junio 24, 2014

Research Assistant in the Vertebrate Paleontology group at Oklahoma State University

We are hiring again at OSU-CHS in Tulsa! Below please find the advertisement for a Research Assistant in the Vertebrate Paleontology group at Oklahoma State University. We have a dynamic and growing program, and need help to support four research labs with varied (and fascinating) research foci.

The Vertebrate Paleontology laboratories in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at OSU\'s Center for Health Sciences seek a Research Assistant to conduct and facilitate academic research in support of four faculty members. The work is varied and includes: running a volunteer program; training students and volunteers; managing laboratories; preparing specimens, including paleohistological specimens; and a significant public outreach component.

The Research Assistant must have strong osteological knowledge, with broad experience across Vertebrata. Must be able to use petrographic and binocular dissecting microscopes. Must be able to work independently in the laboratory and as part of a team, good communications skills are key. Should be familiar with general lab safety practices, able to use power tools, and comfortable with chemical preparation, or be willing to learn. If not already proficient with an SEM, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, and specialized analysis software, then should be motivated to learn. Prior experience in a vertebrate paleontology lab, collection, and/or museum is desirable. Creativity and initiative are a must. There may be opportunities to assist with field work but it is not required.

Must apply online:, job # 10679. Oklahoma State University is an AA/EEO/E-Verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. OSU is a tobacco-free campus.