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Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010

Qualified staff are encouraged to apply for the jobs below, or forward to others who might be interested. Go here to see a full listing of open positions.

Nanofabrication Engineer (Engineering) Requires familiarity with nanofabrication processing relevant to the fabrication of high aspect ratio.

Senior Research Associate (Environmental Energy Technologies) Collection and processing of data and preliminary analysis of clean energy policies.

Software Developer 2/3 (Genomics) Develop, test and document software to support production annotation and analysis of eukaryotic genomes.

Chemist Staff Scientist
(Chemical Sciences) Lead performance of actinide decorporation ligand R&D and establish independent research program within the actinide decorporation ligand efforts.

Cyberinfrastructure and IT Architect (IT) Develop and coordinate information technology standards for DUSEL, assuring compatability with scientific, operational, and life-safety needs.

Carbon Cycle 2.0: Building Energy Challenge Kicks Off

bldg 50CC2.0 logoAs part of the Carbon Cycle 2.0 (CC2.0) initiative, Director Paul Alivisatos has launched an energy challenge for Lab buildings and complexes, to see which occupants can save the most energy. Monthly winners will have their names listed on the CC2.0 website, while six-month winners will be treated to a lunch hosted by the Director. Eligible buildings must be over 10,000 gross square feet with electric and gas metered discretely. More>

In The News: Third-Hand Smoke Study Makes Media Splash

smokeA Berkeley Lab study on the harmful effects of third-hand smoke, announced in yesterday’s edition of Today at Berkeley Lab, has garnered worldwide attention in numerous media outlets. Stories appeared in the Mercury News, Business Week, Nature, BBC, and even Marie Claire magazine. Television coverage included segments on local news broadcasts for KGO, KTVU, and KPIX. Visit the Lab's media blog to see where this and other stories involving Lab research have appeared. The site is updated daily.

Site Access: Badge Office Closed Tomorrow

Structural repairs to the Badge Office in the Building 65A trailer will be completed by next week. The office will be closed all day tomorrow to allow staff to re-occupy the original space. For more information, contact Sam Houston (x4855).

Employee Activity: New Weight Watchers Session Starts

WW logoThe next series of the Lab’s onsite Weight Watchers meetings starts today at noon in Building 26. The meetings take place every Wednesday, same time and location. The cost is $186 and the session runs for 17 weeks. For more information, contact Cathy Wentworth (x5334 or x6266).

Safety: Shipping/Receiving Areas Under Construction

The Lab's Shipping and Receiving areas located at Building 69 are currently undergoing remodeling to install new material handling equipment. The Shipping and Receiving work groups have been temporarily relocated to a trailer at the south end of the Building 69 loading dock. Those visiting the Shipping Receiving offices are reminded to observe construction barricades and material handling activity on the loading dock.

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