Research Professional, Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Long Term Ecological Research Program

The GCE LTER program seeks a Research Professional to assist with coastal ecology research on the Georgia coast.  This person will serve as lead technician and manager of a field crew in performing research in a wide range of disciplines including water quality, remote sensing, soils, climate, and wetland plants and animals.  The Research Professional will serve as the primary contact for visiting researchers, oversee maintenance and operations of equipment, manage data submissions, and perform other research administration tasks. 

The position requires at least a baccalaureate in a related field but those with a master’s degree and relevant experience will be the most competitive.  Ideally, the candidate will have prior experience with small boat operations, field research, scientific instrumentation, drone piloting, and personnel management. 

Physical Demands: The position will occasionally require strenuous physical activity and irregular hours. Much of the work is done outdoors in hot, muddy, and buggy conditions.

Work Hours: Generally, 8:30 – 5:00 M – F; although field work may require early or late hours and occasional weekends.

Salary: $38-43k commensurate with experience

Posting number: S08442P

This position will remain open until filled with an anticipated starting date of August 1, 2022.

Apply:  https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/256285

For questions concerning this position: Jacob Shalack (shalack@uga.edu)

(contact Steve Pennings for additional information)