GIA Laboratory — SEM Technician Position in Identification/Research Department

The Identification/Research Department at the GIA Laboratory in New York invites applications for a SEM technician. The laboratory seeks individuals to perform routine operation and user training of a new SEM (with BEI, EDS, and CL system). The successful candidates will support other gemologists and researchers by working as a team on the analysis, identification, and investigation of diamonds and other gem materials. He/she will also be expected to assist with data collection and interpretation by independently operating other analytical instruments, including an infrared spectrometer, fluorescence spectrometer, UV-Visible spectrometer, and Raman spectrometer. Responsibilities will include helping instrument maintenance.

A B.S. or M.S. in geology, physics, chemistry, materials science, or a related field is required. A background in mineralogy or earth sciences is preferred.

We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, a pleasant working environment, and are committed to workplace diversity. If you are interested in applying, please apply at: We thank all applicants for their interest.  Unfortunately due to the volume of responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.  No phone calls or faxes please.

For more information about this opening please visit our website at  GIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.