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The laboratory and research specialist in the Carey Lab will be responsible for the following: (i) deploying and maintaining environmental sensors deployed in a local reservoir and its watershed; (ii) planning and conducting field and laboratory research; (iii) collaborating with an interdisciplinary research team; and (v) assisting with research project logistics, including helping to organize teleconferences, workshops, and outreach activities.
- Experience doing fieldwork and environmental data collection outdoors in a range of conditions. - Experience deploying and maintaining environmental sensors. - Excellent organizational and efficient time management skills, and the ability to work well independently and as part of a highly collaborative team. - Must be able to swim, safely move and handle items weighing up to 30 pounds, and be comfortable working on boats. - Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, and graphical communication skills. - Valid U.S. driver's license - Ability to start the position by April 2018
- Bachelor's degree in environmental science, natural resources/ecology, environmental engineering, or related field. - Experience doing freshwater science fieldwork and water quality monitoring. - Experience doing water chemistry labwork. - Experience analyzing sensor datasets. - Programming experience in R or a similar language (e.g., Python, Matlab, C, etc.)
Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Restricted
Percent Employment: Full-time
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