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|Position Title:||Water Resource Laboratory Director|
|Recruitment Type:||Internal/External Applicants|
|Work Schedule:||FT/12 Month|
|Position Summary:|| |
Manages the Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership (VUSP) Water Quality Laboratory. Performs a variety of research tasks in the context of the study of Urban Stormwater Management. Duties to include overseeing and performing laboratory analysis, training and supervising the student work force, maintenance of laboratory instrumentation, and prepping storm event sampling. The position is responsible for laboratory budgeting and planning for support of research grants.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.
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|Preferred Qualifications:|| |
Experience with operation and routine maintenance of analytical equipment used for measuring metals and nutrients in water (i.e. graphite furnace & flame atomic absorption spectrometer and discrete analyzers) is desirable.
|Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:|| |
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours: Outdoor field sites during rain events. Exposure to certain hazardous chemicals and at times to strong magnetic field. Water quality laboratory equipment. Minor lifting required.
|Salary Posting Information:|| |
Commensurate with experience.