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Research Specialist - Great Lakes Aquaculture Center
UW-Milwaukee, School of Freshwater Sciences - Milwaukee, WI
|Deadline to apply:||09/19/2013|
Fred Binkowski, Senior Scientist, is seeking a part time (50%) Research Specialist to assist in research on lake sturgeon behavioral movement data analysis. This research will include the gathering, processing, and maintaining the result of lake sturgeon data using Geographical Information System (GIS) technology.
This position involves conducting independent research, consultation, technical assistance, and interpretation of data, responses to surveys, and special projects and their direct application to lab operations. Using this data obtained from the radiotelemetry program, the research specialist will be responsible for the presentation (plotting) of the data using the geographic information system software, ArcView, to produce maps that illustrate the behavioral movement of lake sturgeon.
The Research Specialist will interact closely with scientists within the School of Freshwater Sciences and outside entities such as the Department of Natural Resources. This position also involves participation in public outreach activities that the Great Lakes Aquaculture Center is involved in, including workshops, annual conferences, and educational programs.
The Research Specialist will work in the fish rearing facilities of the Great Lakes Aquaculture Center at the UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences. This position will require working irregular hours weekends and holidays.
a)A Master’s degree in geography, urban planning, fisheries biology, or related field (earned by the start date of the position).
a)Good computer skills including knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
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