[ES_JOBS_NET] Wetland biogeochemist/ecologist Position

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Thu Aug 13 09:54:41 MDT 2015

Date:    Wed, 12 Aug 2015 18:58:32 +0000
From:    "Newman, Susan" <snewman at SFWMD.GOV>
Subject: Wetland biogeochemist/ecologist Postiion

Wetland Biogeochemist/Ecologist (ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST 2)

The Everglades Systems Assessment Section of the South Florida Water Manage=
ment District seeks an Environmental Scientist to join a multi-disciplinary=
 team assessing the effectiveness of restoration activities on Everglades e=
cosystem recovery.  This position will primarily be responsible for providi=
ng technical support for the Decompartmentalization Physical Model: a large=
 scale field study designed to examine the effects of restoring flow and ba=
ckfilling canals on Everglades landscape recovery.

The candidate's primary duty is to assist in the implementation of scientif=
ic research on wetland biogeochemistry and ecology to support the Everglade=
s restoration process and water management operational decisions. Research =
will focus on microbial responses to wetland management, with particular em=
phasis on the relationship between decomposition, hydrology and nutrient cy=
cling. Primary responsibilities will be divided between field (30%), labora=
tory (40%), and data management, analysis and project management (30%).  Re=
sponsibilities may include, but are not limited to; conducting laboratory a=
nalyses of microbial responses, helping design and implement experimental a=
nd observational studies, collecting and statistically analyzing laboratory=
 and field data, writing reports and collaborating on scientific manuscript=
s, managing scientific contracts, and managing the Everglades Section field=
 float plan. The candidate will work closely with ecologists as part of a b=
road multi-disciplinary team and will be exposed to a wide range of ecosyst=
em studies.

The candidate must possess a good understanding of wetland ecology and have=
 at least two (2) years of experience conducting laboratory analyses. Stron=
g laboratory and field skills, experience with the use and operation of ana=
lytical instruments and strong written and oral skills are required. The ca=
ndidate must be proficient with PC-based word processing, spreadsheet and g=
raphics software, and statistical software. Candidates should have experien=
ce with statistical analyses and writing concise summaries of results.

Minimum requirements include a BS degree in biology, ecology or related sub=
ject (Masters preferred) and 1+ years experience that demonstrates measurab=
le career progression within scientific discipline.

For more detailed position requirements and to apply, please go to www.sfwm=
d.gov/careers<http://www.sfwmd.gov/careers>.  Position ID 1461BR.

Sue Newman, Ph.D.
Marsh Ecology Research Group
Everglades Systems Assessment Section- MSC 4351, SFWMD
8894 Belvedere Road, Bldg 374, West Palm Beach
Fl 33411, USA

Tel:   +1 (561) 753-2400  ext. 4626
Fax: +1 561-682-5608

Restoring the Everglades is a test.
If we pass, we may get to keep the Planet - Marjory Stoneman Douglas
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://mailman.ucar.edu/pipermail/es_jobs_net/attachments/20150813/d4b654b0/attachment.html 

More information about the Es_jobs_net mailing list