Environmental Science Research Professional

Location
Stanford
Posted
Jun 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Environmental Science Research Professional

Job Number:
75247

Environmental Science Research Professional This is a six month fixed term position with the possibility for extension

JOB PURPOSE: The Jackson lab is looking for a researcher to help with a variety of ongoing projects supporting research investigations related to methane gas studies.

CORE DUTIES:

  • Designing and executing field and lab studies focused on the intersection of humans and the environment;
  • Conduct fieldwork primarily as campaign-based trips to California locations;
  • Analysis and interpretation of research data for purposes of modelling and display;
  • Oversight and management of equipment for reliability and safety;
  • Maintain safety standards and protocols in the lab and in the field;
  • Additional responsibilities could include: attending research meetings to exchange ideas and provide input on papers being prepared for publication, and helping communicate the Jackson Lab's activities to others.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience:

  • Bachelors' degree and two years of experience in related scientific field, or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience applying multidisciplinary scientific principles and practices to perform and assist with experimental design and coordinate laboratory activity.
  • Demonstrated experience with analysis and interpretation of research data, and ability to recognize irregularities and invalid results.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize data and develop models allowing for integration and display of data.
  • Basic experience with scientific software applications, systems, or programs relevant for the job.
  • Ability to coordinate and work with scientific or research staff and assist with technical procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and to provide information to scientific and research staff
  • Experience and troubleshooting ability with analytical equipment
Strongly Preferred Qualification:
  • Interest in a broad range of scientific research and adaptability to help out with multiple ongoing projects

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat, grasp lightly, use fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone, write by hand, lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing over 40 pounds.
  • Occasionally sit, kneel, crawl, reach and work above shoulders, sort and file paperwork or parts.
  • Rarely climb, scrub, sweep, mop, chop and mix or operate hand and foot controls.
  • Must have correctible vision to perform duties of the job.
  • Ability to bend, squat, kneel, stand, reach above shoulder level, and move on hard surfaces for up to eight hours.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work in a dusty, dirty, and odorous environment.

*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

The School of Earth Energy & Environmental Sciences

The Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (SE3) develops the knowledge and talent to understand the workings of the planet and to help solve resource and environmental challenges. The School includes a range of disciplines in geosciences, Earth system science, and energy resources engineering, and includes both disciplinary and interdisciplinary educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Jackson lab examines the different ways that people affect the Earth. Our projects combine basic science and policy solutions to issues such as climate change, energy extraction, and land use.

Experience a culture of excellence. As one of the world's premier research institutions, Stanford University has launched hundreds of initiatives solely for the betterment of humanity. Here, we are committed to fostering a workplace culture that promotes diversity, collaboration and professional growth. We offer career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

YOU MUST SUBMIT A COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION.



Job: Research

Location: School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Schedule: Full-time
Classification Level:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.






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