Research Associate

Horizons Regional Council

Palmerston North, , NZ

Based in Palmerston North, this fixed term office based position will work along side a team of scientists to collate and manage data that underpins the management of the natural resources across our large and diverse region. Beyond the usual state of environment reporting, you will be contributing to cutting-edge regional and national research programmes to better understand the Region’s water quality matters.

Our science programme is strongly linked with national research programmes and the information gathered is used to inform responses to water quality issues. 

Skills and experience in data management, analysis and scripting analyses are essential, as is an ability to communicate scientific information in an engaging and informative way.  Suitable candidates should hold a Bachelor of Science or similar degree and preferably a post-graduate qualification in a relevant natural science. Candidates with knowledge of chemistry, environmental management or freshwater Ecology are preferred. 

If you enjoy data management, database development and building reporting tools this may be the role for you.

Applications close 5pm Monday 23 January 2017.

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