ASSISTANT RESEARCHER - PEERY LAB

Job no: 225808-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: CALS/ FOREST & WILDLIFE ECOL
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

The Assistant Researcher position is a multi-functional position housed within the Department of Forestry and Wildlife Ecology at UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) and provides research support to a large field research project and grad student projects.

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in a biology or natural resources related field required; Master's degree preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

-Experience with acoustic data analyses and interpretation
-Experience with data collection methods using autonomous recording units.
-Minimum 4 years experience leading crews in field biology or ecology positions.
-Excellent organizational, management, and office skills.
-Experience with database management.
-Experience with statistical software and statistical methods.
-Experience writing scientific papers and scientific reports.
-Experience with hiring and training field crews.

Department(s):

A076400-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/ FOREST & WILDLIFE ECOL

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV a cover letter and three references as one complete upload file, briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position.

Contact:

Sonia Beyer
sonia.beyer@wisc.edu
608-890-2547
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. )





Official Title:

ASST RESEARCHER(E05LN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

225808-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Aug 31 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Sep 15 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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