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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
The Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Penn State University is seeking part-time Research Assistants to help with the coordinating hub of the NSF-funded Critical Zone Collaborative Network. Responsibilities include assistance with one or more of the following areas:
- planning, convening, or facilitating project meetings and workshops
- communicating with the scientific community through project web sites, listservs, and social media
- developing critical-zone themed educational materials, graphic designs, presentations, or publications
- Synthesizing and analyzing data with statistical methods.
Preferred qualifications include:
- a graduate work or degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, geosciences, or related field
- familiarity with critical zone or watershed science
- experience with environmental education and outreach.
This is a limited-term appointment for a 1-year period. To apply, provide a cover letter and vita in a single PDF file. In your cover letter, describe the area(s) above that you have experience with and the number of hours per week you have available to work on the project. Multiple part-time hires may be made on this search.
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