RESEARCH PROFESSIONAL I
Position Summary: This position will work with a Principal Investigator to conduct field research in physical oceanography. Responsibilities will include all aspects of HF-radar surface current measurement systems (permitting, installation, operation and maintenance) and deployment/retrieval/software usage of in-water instrumentation, including but not limited to ADCPs, CTDs, and acoustic release systems. Some initial on-the-job training in hardware and software aspects of radar and in-water instrumentation will be available.
Responsibilities: Permitting, installation, operation, and maintenance of HF-radar surface current measurement systems and in-water instrumentation. Perform technical field and/or laboratory tasks as required for marine, coastal and environmental research projects, following accepted institution safety practices. Assemble and maintain equipment and supplies. Edit and maintain organized records of data collected and standard operating procedures followed. Evaluate data and assist in writing reports analyzing results. Operate vehicles and laboratory equipment in a safe, technically correct manner. Follow standardized research protocols with minimal supervision. Other duties as assigned and appropriate.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and some related experience or equivalent combination required. Area-specific certification and/or training may be required and other training will be provided as appropriate.
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
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