[ES_JOBS_NET] Research Specialist/ GIS & Remote Sensing / University of Vermont

Gillian Galford gilliangalford at gmail.com
Mon May 13 09:11:06 MDT 2013

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Posting Number:0040835  Department:RSENR Dean's Ofc/57000  Position
SPECIALIST  Advertising Title:Research Specialist  Position Type:Staff
Copy: Advertising Copy continued: Job Summary/Basic Function:Provide
specialized technical expertise in support of ongoing research projects for
research laboratory in the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics.
Coordinate research activities and conduct novel research using advanced
spatial analysis techniques, simulation modeling, and complex computation.
Perform analyses of environmental and socioeconomic correlation to
land-cover and land-use change using existing geospatial models to
understand environmental correlation. Validate land-cover and land-use
change products using field data. Develop and assess quality assurance
protocols in support of the research methodology. Conduct field validation
data collection as part of our research team, including a trip to Malawi.
Prepare data for integration with socioeconomic data analysis. Prepare and
assist in the development and preparation of journal manuscripts.  Minimum
(or equivalent combination of education and experience)Bachelor's degree in
earth sciences, environmental studies or related field and three years of
experience to include experience with remote sensing. Experience with ENVI,
ArcMap, IDL or R softwares/languages required. Remote sensing technical
skills, analytical and data processing skills required. Ability to
travel.  Desirable
Qualifications: Other Information: The University is especially interested
in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the
institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter
information about how they will further this goal.  Special
work hours required
Occasional overtime/weekend hours required
External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period
Travel to and from worksites required  Staff Hiring Band:

(Salaries are set within the band based on each candidate's education and
experience, job responsibilities internal equity, and/or available
department funding.)Hiring salary budgeted at low end of pay band  Payband
Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be
prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x
FTE)33,000  Payband Max:
Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be
prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x
FTE)62,700  Full Time Equivalency1.0  Term (months per year)12  Job Open
(Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is
subject to removal without notice) Job Close Date:
(Jobs close at 4:30 PM EST) Job Category:Staff/Exec-Rsrch Support
(Lab/Non-Lab)  Job Type:Full-Time  Staff Union Code:NU  Exempt /
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