Dear probeusers,

rather prefer to be close to the beach? Like traffic? 

The Electron Microprobe Lab Manager position at UCLA in Los Angeles is up for grabs.

More info here and below:



Lab Manager 
UCLA  - Los Angeles, CA 
$21.91 - $35.26 an hour
Under supervision of the PI, the Staff Research Associate will manage the electron microprobe laboratory and conduct melt inclusion research. 

Main responsibilities for electron microprobe laboratory include ensuring that the instrument and associated petrographic and sample preparation facilities are in working order, that users are trained and provided appropriate resources for data collection, that the laboratory is adequately supplied with required materials, and that safety protocols are followed. 

Research responsibilities include conducting research, independently and in collaboration with PI, on melt inclusions and experimental petrology. 

Percentage of Time:

Shift Start:
8:00 am 

Shift End:
5:00 pm 

Qualifications for Position 




  • PhD in related field. 


  • Experience in electron microprobe lab management. 


  • Experience in melt inclusion and experimental petrology research. 
  • Knowledge of current research in petrology and mineralogy. 
  • Ability to interact positively with lab users and PI, and to communicate accurately in written and spoken English. 

Additional Posting Information 

Bargaining Unit:
RX-Research Support Professionals 

Application Deadline:

Dr. Anette von der Handt

Department of Earth Sciences
University of Minnesota
310 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Office phone: (612) 624-7370
Office fax: (612) 625-3819
Lab phone: (612) 624-3539
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