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Forest Research Technician

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Position Details

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Forest Research Technician
Diversity Statement 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.
Posting Summary

Acquire, process, analyze, and document field and geospatial data collections in support of a wide variety of silviculture and forest ecology projects, including landscape simulations of future forest conditions and long-term responses of forests to adaptive silvicultural treatments. Position will also collaborate with regional Extension specialists to deliver outreach curricula related to forest management and conservation.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Bachelor’s degree and one-year experience with forest ecological data collection, including coarse woody debris and dendroecological sampling. Experience with programming in R. Knowledge of image processing from remote sensing data. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of a variety of geospatial software packages.
Knowledge of principles, practices, terminology, and trends in silviculture and forest ecology research. Experience processing dendrochronlogical data and processing vector, raster, and point cloud datasets. Ability to travel to variety of work sites both on and off campus.

Desirable Qualifications

Experience working with consulting foresters and landowners in region.

Other Information
Special Conditions
Category
Job Type Full-time
FLSA Non-Exempt
Hiring Min (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)) 29600.00
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)) 56240.00
Staff Hiring Band Hiring salary budgeted at low end of pay band
Staff Union Code NU

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 09/11/2017
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)
Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Lab Research Technician
Posting Number S1303PO
Department Rubenstein Sch Env & Nat Res/57000
Position Number 00024600
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term 12

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents