Research Assistant - Watershed Specialist (one year, renewable:
contingent upon funding)
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, plus field work in SE US National
March 10, 1995 Applications accepted until February 28, 1995
To assist staff researchers in conducting a high elevation watershed
monitoring study in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GRSM), a
surface water quality survey in GRSM, surface water monitoring in
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, and other watershed-related
monitoring and research associated with the Southern Appalachian
Ecosystem Program of the National Biological Survey Unit at the
University of Tennessee.
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Natural Resources. A background and
experience in the operation of ecosystem-level watershed monitoring
including: knowledge of QA/QC procedures, maintenance of field equipment
and monitoring instruments (precipitation gages, precip. collectors,
hydrologic flumes), operation of laboratory analytical equipment (ion
chromatographs, autoanalyzers, auto-titrators), and processing and
synthesis of sample analysis results. Must have experience in:
programming and operating Campbell data loggers, programming and
operating a Microsoft Access database system, and operating 4 wheel
drive field vehicles and snowmobiles. Must be able to work in adverse
weather conditions and carry heavy loads at high altitudes.
Starting at $20,000/yr.
All basic University benefits including: hospitalization, retirement,
annual and sick leaves.
Submit application including cover letter, C.V., university transcripts,
along with the names and phone numbers of three references to:
Dr. George Hopper, Professor and Head
Re: NBS Res. Asst.
Forestry, Wildlife & Fisheries Dept.
Knoxville, Tennessee 37901 - 1071
Date Issued: February 6, 1995