Boulder Junction, WI
Apr 04, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 93922-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Boulder Junction

Categories: Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 93922-AS

Working Title: Trout Lake Station Researcher



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 06, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

B.S. required in environmental science related field; M.S. preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Demonstrated experience in aquatic research and research-driven field work is required; expertise with environmental sensors and associated electronics, operating small watercraft required; use and maintenance of a broad spectrum of limnological equipment and sampling experiences ranging from groundwater monitoring to macrophyte identification, knowledge of fisheries sampling methodologies and Wisconsin fish identification, gas chromatography experience desired; demonstrated personal initiative, the ability to work in a multidisciplinary research environment and excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The North Temperate Lakes Long Term Ecological Research (NTL-LTER) ( program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison studies lakes and watersheds as one of a network of 28 sites established by the National Science Foundation to support research on long-term change. We are interested in how biophysical setting, climate, and changing land use interact to shape lake characteristics and dynamics over time (past, present, future). Our primary study sites include a set of seven northern Wisconsin and four southern Wisconsin lakes and their surrounding landscapes. Principal Investigators of NTL-LTER represent 14 departments of the U.W.-Madison campus plus US Geological Survey and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The project maintains an extensive state of the art data repository in which many different kinds of data are archived for current and future use. Data collected in this project include but are not limited to real time streaming sensor data monitoring lake conditions, field sampling of chemical, biological, and physical characteristics of lakes throughout the entire year, microbial genomics data, data from experimental manipulations, and a wide range of spatial data. This position is based at Trout Lake Station in Boulder Junction, WI.

Additional Information:

This position is based at Trout Lake Station in Boulder Junction, WI.


Alyssa Luckey Winters
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired into an Assistant Researcher, Associate Researcher or Researcher title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact: Alyssa Luckey Winters, [email protected] or 608-262-3304.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: Apr 3 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: May 1 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time