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Researcher II (Water-Soils)

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

  • Location: Carbondale, IL
  • Post Date: 8/26/2018
  • Job Type: PART TIME


Researcher II (Water/Soils)
Department of Forestry
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Position Summary: Variable time, 50% professional researcher position on funded projects assessing soil and water quality in agricultural watersheds associated with management practices including cover crops, tillage, soil amendments, and saturated buffers in southern Illinois. This is a 12 month grant-funded position and could be extended dependent upon funding availability and workload needs.

Duties and Responsibilities: Independent field and laboratory work with soil, water quality, vegetation, and hydrologic measurements and analysis. Assisting other researchers, graduate students, and undergraduate students with field and laboratory research. Equipment maintenance, database management, statistical analysis, report writing, professional presentation preparation and delivery, and assist with manuscript preparation. The position requires field work in all weather conditions; must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. M.S. degree in Forestry, Soil Science, Agronomy, Environmental Science, or a related discipline.
  2. Valid drivers license.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in soil sampling, soil quality characterization, water quality monitoring, soil and water laboratory analyses, hydrologic assessments, and geographic information systems.

Application Deadline: Applications must be completed through jobs.siu.edu by September 10, 2018, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Visit jobs.siu.edu "Administrative/Professional Job Postings" to create an account and apply.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Southern Illinois University