[ES_JOBS_NET] Research assistant - ecosystem ecology, Brown & MBL
rebeccaryals at gmail.com
Mon Mar 4 07:53:43 MST 2013
*/BROWN/MBL RESEARCH ASSISTANT POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT/*
/POSITION: /Field and Lab Research Assistant (1-year appointment with
the possibility of extension)
AGENCIES: /Brown University and the Marine Biological Laboratory
Candidate will work with Brown University and the Marine Biological
Laboratory to assist with research on nitrogen cycling and soil
greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural and forested ecosystems. The
candidate will spend time at both the Marine Biological Laboratory,
Ecosystems Center in Woods Hole, MA and Brown University in Providence,
RI. The position also requires considerable travel to field sites in
Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Massachusetts. Responsibilities
will include maintenance of gas analyzers and an eddy flux tower,
collection of soil and plant samples, field and laboratory methods in
ecosystem ecology, and data entry.
/REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: /
Previous experience in ecosystem ecology, biogeochemistry, or other
natural resource field experience; valid driver's license required;
excellent organization and communication skills; successful applicants
will have a demonstrated ability to work both independently and
collaboratively. Field work in the Chesapeake Bay watershed (field sites
in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Virginia) will occur between April and
August/,/requiring extensive travel during this time.
/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: /
B.S. in Ecosystem Ecology or related field; previous experience with gas
analyzers and/or eddy flux towers; experience handling large datasets.
/APPLICATION DEADLINE: /Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.
Start date is negotiable, but the position is available immediately. To
apply, please send an electronic application containing a cover letter,
resume, and the names, addresses, telephone number, and email addresses
of three references to Rebecca Ryals (rebecca_ryals at brown.edu
<mailto:rebecca_ryals at brown.edu>) and Jim Tang (jtang at mbl.edu
<mailto:jtang at mbl.edu>).
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