RESEARCH SPECIALIST - University of Wisconsin - Madison, Center for Limnology
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 02:57 PM

The University of Wisconsin - Madison, Center for Limnology is accepting applications for the open position of RESEARCH SPECIALIST. This is a full-time academic staff-renewable position funded by the University of Wisconsin. Application deadline is 05 November 2019. For more information and application guidelines, please see:

Background: The Center for Limnology (CFL) is a research center devoted to research and graduate training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The CFL provides access to the Madison-area lakes and other water bodies through the Hasler Laboratory of Limnology (Hasler Lab) and to the Northern Highland Lakes District through the Trout Lake Station (TLS). Research in the CFL includes nearly every aspect of the physical, chemical, and biological functioning of inland waters, as well as their landscape and social contexts.

This position provides guidance and oversight of field-based programs and operates at the interface between scientists and supporting equipment and facilities. This position provides technical expertise for the building's research programs at a comprehensive and independent level, assists with the instructional tasks as needed, and manages and coordinates CFL research field activities and facilities. The individual often designs, modifies and/or adapts unique one-of-a-kind systems in support of research or instruction. The position is responsible for managing and maintaining all facilities (laboratory and boat facilities, vehicles, office and common spaces); managing and operating the Hasler Lab workshop; instructing other UW personnel on safe use of CFL boats and equipment; and serving as liaison with Facilities Planning & Management (FP&M). This position is located at the Hasler Lab, but collaborates with colleagues at Trout Lake Station.

UW-Madison is committed to providing opportunities to people from all Backgrounds to help create a welcoming, empowered, and inclusive community. UW-Madison is an affirmative action/equal employment employer and we encourage women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Bachelor's degree required. Degree in environmental science or related field preferred. Master's degree preferred in the above named discipline.