Research Technician

Research Technician, University of Notre Dame

A full-time research technician position is available to work with Dr. Gary E. Belovsky on ecological research both on University of Notre Dame campus, Notre Dame, IN and at the University of Notre Dame's Environmental Research Center in northern Wisconsin.

Duties/responsibilities:  Run field and lab experiments, both aquatic and terrestrial.  Enter, manage and statistically analyze data.  Maintain variety of field and lab equipment at UNDERC-East, Land O' Lakes, WI.  Maintain weather stations and oversee downloading of data.  Supervise undergraduates in a laboratory setting.

Location of position includes spending 7-8 months in the lab at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend campus, and 4-5 months at the University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC-East), Land O' Lakes, WI.  Housing is provided on the UNDERC property.

Qualifications include a BS or BA degree in ecology, environmental sciences or equivalent degree with previous relevant field and lab experience.  Master's degree is preferred but not required.  Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential.  Experience working in a research setting is preferred.  Knowledge/understanding of experimental ecology in lab and field.  Field experience in collecting data for aquatic and terrestrial systems.  Computer skills with the following are preferred:  Word, Excel, Access, Systat, GIS, web page maintenance, upload/download of data from various pieces of equipment.  Valid US Driver's License.

Deadline for application:  March 20, 2013 or until filled
Start Date:  April 15, 2013
Salary:  $26,000-$35,000, with benefits

Applications:  Please apply online at web site:   http://jobs.nd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59951. Please include cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 references.  For questions, please contact Jennifer Slade Belovsky at belovsky.2@nd.edu<mailto:belovsky.2@nd.edu>.  For more information, see Belovsky website: http://biology.nd.edu/people/faculty/belovsky/ and http://underc.nd.edu/. The University of Notre Dame is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

South Bend, IN, and Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin
2013-04-05
University of Notre Dame
Jennifer Slade Belovsky



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