PNNL Careers

Post Masters RA - Ecosystem Science

RICHLAND, WA
Post-Graduates and Post-Docs


Job Description

Job ID: 307238
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Description

The research associate will be joining a large interdisciplinary team working on biogeochemistry, hydrology, and microbial/plant ecology within river corridor ecosystems. A major emphasis is coupling variable discharge dynamics with hydrologic exchange, in situ biogeochemical rates, and the associated biochemical and ecological processes coupling these phenomena. Responsibilities will include independent field and lab work, use of instrumentation to monitor water quality, data processing and analysis, and the preparation of reports and peer-reviewed journal articles. This position has a heavy emphasis on year-round field work, and is part of a cluster hire to build a multi-person team.
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Equal Employment Opportunity

PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.
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Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a Master’s degree within the past 24 months or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university. Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 required.
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Preferred Qualifications

The candidate must have experience with: field based investigations involving environmental sensors and data loggers, collection of environmental samples, characterization procedures; management, analysis, and summary of data in spreadsheet, statistical, and GIS software (preferably proficient with R and ArcGIS software); technical writing. Preferred candidates will be able to demonstrate the ability to be self-motivated and work both as part of a team and independently. Excellent communication skills are imperative.

The M.S. degree field is flexible, but the thesis must have had a major focus using field instrumentation to monitor hydrology, biogeochemistry, or related phenomena.

Preferred GPA of 3.5
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Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 307238
Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences
Division: Biological Sciences
Group: Ecosystem Science
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