[ES_JOBS_NET] Field Research Scientist III, UNM

Marcy Litvak mlitvak at unm.edu
Tue Feb 6 09:10:48 MST 2018

The Department of Biology is seeking a highly qualified technician to be
hired as Field Research Scientist III. The candidate will be responsible
for the day-to-day operation of 6-9 eddy flux towers in Central New Mexico
that are being used to increase our understanding of how ecosystem
structure and function vary across elevation gradients in the Southwestern
US.  The towers are in biomes include low elevation deserts, middle
elevation savanna/woodlands and high elevation ponderosa pine and subalpine
coniferous forests.  The candidate will maintain these tower flux systems
and work with a dynamic interdisciplinary group of faculty, postdoctoral,
graduate and undergraduate researchers to make additional physiological,
ecological and hydrological field measurements associated with this project.
The candidate will participate in data management, data quality assurance,
and the preparation of peer-reviewed publications of research findings.   In
addition, this position will involve being in charge of a field crew in the

Candidates with a demonstrated background in micrometeorology, ecosystem
ecology, and/or plant physiological ecology and have technical expertise
with instruments common to eddy covariance towers and related systems are
encouraged to apply.   The position is initially available for 12 months
and renewable on a year-to-year basis for two or more additional years.  Salary
is 45-50K/yr, based on experience.   Ideally, the candidate would start
before April 1, 2018.

For more information please contact Marcy Litvak, mlitvak at unm.edu,

To apply go to



ReqID: req3651

Marcy Litvak
Professor, Department of Biology
University of New Mexico
505-277-5580 office
mlitvak at unm.edu
lab web site:  http://www.litvaklab.org/
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