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Research Specialist

UW - Madison, Dept of Forest & Wildlife Ecology - Madison, WI

Type: Full Time
Posted: 03/20/2017
Deadline to apply: 04/07/2017
Payrate: $32,102/yr

Job Description:

The incumbent is supervised by a faculty member in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology with whom the individual will work to provide overall coordination and direction of research activities and analytical support.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop spatial and non-spatial databases for social science research conducted by a diverse team of researchers on forest and grassland ecosystems.
  • Create and review metadata for a broad range of scientific studies on forest and grassland ecosystems as part of the US Forest Service's research data publishing protocol.
  • Assist in producing material for the US Forest Service data publishing web site using a web content management system
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:

  • BS or MS in wildlife ecology, environmental studies, or other natural resources-related field. MS is preferred.
  • Knowledge of research related to forest and grassland ecosystems is required.
  • Knowledge of research data publishing standards, including experience in producing metadata to the Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata Biological Data Profile standard, is required, with at least 2 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of web-based content creation and management is required.
  • Familiarity with GIS is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Drupal web content management system is preferred.
  • Strong communication skills are preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and exhibit good organizational skills is preferred.

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