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Information Processing Consultant

University of Wisconsin–Madison - Madison, WI

Type: Full Time
Posted: 07/02/2013
Deadline to apply: 07/05/2013
Payrate: $38,000/year

Position Vacancy Listing: PVL # 76983

Please Note: A change was made to this position announcement on 06/21/13


Degree and area of specialization: 
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree


Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: 
Two years experience working with GIS software; database management; developing field protocols and conducting field research. Also updating data for website production, input and application.

Principal duties: 
The incumbent is responsible for developing protocols and methods for project data collection and management of research datasets and databases. Expertise in GIS software, such as ArcGIS, is necessary for site selection, landcover analysis, spatial analysis, and map production. In addition, the researcher should have experience with web development and be proficient in creating publishable tables, figures and maps.

Use GIS software (ArcGIS and Google Earth) to select study sites, analyze landcover data, incorporate geophysical data, and conduct landscape spatial analyses.

Manages, maintains, updates and analyzes databases of research results relevant to the project.

Develop protocols and conduct field surveys as well as manipulative field and lab experiments on disease host plants and vector insects. Set up, maintain and collect insect water traps, visual assessment of host plant colonizers.

Use web development software to create and maintain a project website to provide information to collaborators and the general public.

Create tables and figures for manuscripts using Microsoft suite and SigmaPlot. Create maps for manuscripts and publications using ArcGIS and Python.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
A period of evaluation will be required

Appointment Type: Academic Staff 
Department(s): CALS/ENTOMOLOGY 
Full Time Salary Rate: Minimum $38,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications 
Term: This is a renewable appointment. 
Appointment percent: 80% - 100% 
Anticipated begin date: JULY 12, 2013 
Number of Positions: 1

To Ensure Consideration: 
Application must be received by: JULY 05, 2013

How To Apply:

Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #76983 to:

Russell Groves
Phone: 608-262-3229
Fax: N/A
1630 Linden Dr
537 Russell Laboratories
Madison, WI 53706-1598
Email: groves@entomology.wisc.edu

For more information: Information Processing Consultant



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