Senior Research Specialist (Forest Hydrology)

Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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1. Manage forest ecophysiology and watershed hydrology laboratories.
2. Assist, supervise, and perform installation and maintenance of field equipment and field data collection.
3. Manage and analyze data of experimental watersheds, forest productivities and ecological metrics 
4. Summarize, write, and publish research results.

Travel to research sites mostly across the State of Oklahoma to perform research duties is required; Weekend/evening work (before 8:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m.) may be required because hydrologic field data must be collected when storms occur, often at unpredictable times.  40+ hour work weeks may be necessary.

Field work is done outdoors in the rangeland and forest; employee is exposed to rough terrain and adverse weather conditions. May work alone in remote locations.

Good physical condition; field work can be strenuous.  Must be able to work outside in heat or cold. Must be able to lift 50+ lbs.