Research Technician II (Center for Clean Water Technology (CCWT))

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY, US

Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): 
Associates degree (foreign equivalent or higher). In lieu of an Associate’s Degree, two years of formal training in environmental field sampling will be considered.  Two years of full-time experience directly related to sampling and analyzing water. 

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science Degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Engineering or a related field. Experience working with onsite septic systems or sewage treatment plants. Experience performing water quality analyses including dissolved oxygen, alkalinity, total suspended solids, and other wastewater analyses.

Brief Description:
The Center for Clean Water Technology (CCWT) at Stony Brook University seeks a full-time Research Technician II to support efforts in field testing technologies to improve drinking and ground water quality. Working under general supervision, the incumbent will perform a wide variety of routine and semi-skilled tasks to support and directly assist an advanced research project in the lab. The appointed candidate will be capable of working independently, but also enjoy being part of an interdisciplinary team of scientists and staff. Excellent communication skills are essential.


  • Under the guidance of supervisor, conduct research and gather data using various methods. Perform field sampling of onsite sanitary systems, and mesoscale field experiments according to established NYS Department of Health and University protocols. Coordinate sample acquisition and transfer.
  •  Under guidance of PI, perform laboratory analyses, data analysis and write data reports.
  •  Laboratory cleaning and maintenance of supplies according to SBU Laboratory Safety guidelines.
  • Participation in lab meetings. Share results with collaborators.
  •  Other duties as assigned. 

Special Notes:
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application. 

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Official Job Title: Research Technician II

Job Field

: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)

Primary Location

: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: School of Marine & Atmospheric SciencesThe Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook


: Full-time 


: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM  

Posting Start Date

: May 26, 2021

Posting End Date

: Jun 11, 2021, 6:59:00 AM
Salary: $35,000 – $42,000
Salary Grade: N6
Appointment Type: Regular