Position Vacancy Listing: PVL # 76983
Please Note: A change was made to this position announcement on 06/21/13
Official Title: ASSOC INF PROC CONSLT(S44FN)
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.
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
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:
1630 Linden Dr
537 Russell Laboratories
Madison, WI 53706-1598