Research Associate

University of Mississippi
Oxford, MS, United States
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)
Apply By: 
ASAP

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Job Information

Lead teams conducting fieldwork for collecting soils and/or sediments, and water samples from a variety of natural and experimental habitats including agricultural fields, wetlands, ditches, streams, lakes, stream mesocosms, and experimental ponds.

Conduct laboratory processing of soil, sediment, and water samples using a variety of wet chemistry techniques and sophisticated instrumentation.

Organize and tabulate multiple data streams from different projects and perform QA/QC to ensure data is sound. Perform summary statistics and work with collaborators and supervisors to complete advance statistics and prepare sections of manuscripts for publication.

Supervise student workers during field and laboratory activities.

Minimum Education/Experience

Education: Master's Degree in environmental science, earth science, biology, or related science field.

AND

Experience: Two (2) years of job related experience.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

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Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi