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position announcement: res. asst.

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Mon Feb 20 10:57:02 EST 1995

                          POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Position 26440
Research Assistant - Watershed Specialist (one year, renewable:
contingent upon funding)

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, plus field work in SE US National

Effective Date
March 10, 1995  Applications accepted until February 28, 1995

Job Description
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.

Fringe Benefits
All basic University benefits including: hospitalization, retirement,
annual and sick leaves.

To Apply
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

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