Research Associate I/II/III

Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 04, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Details

Requisition Number

S492P

Home Org Name

Schl Fisheries Aquac Aquat Sci

Division Name

College of Agriculture

Position Title

Research Associate I/II/III

Job Class Code

HA02 A/B/C

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

Yes

Limited Term Length

1 year

Job Summary

The individual selected for this position will lead field work (i.e., electrofishing, setting nets) on rivers and reservoirs in Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas working on current and future research projects. Additionally, the person in this position will assist in laboratory work such as otolith preparation and fish aging.

This is a one-year limited term position. Continuation will be contingent upon availability of funding.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Lead data and samples collection efforts in the field, including conducting routine field investigations related to funded research projects and assisting with logistical considerations regarding equipment, materials, and labor needs; assist PI in developing a fish aging protocol; assist with training technicians and students; record, compile, process, and analyze data and samples from routine scientific investigations that are summarized for reports; maintain and repair laboratory and field equipment such as microscopes, electrofishing boats, boat motors, trailers, and trucks; and perform other duties as assigned.

Education Level

Master's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Fisheries, Natural Resource Ecology and Management, or a closely related field

Years of Experience

No experience required for entry level I

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Research Associate I: Master’s degree in discipline appropriate to position and no experience
Pay Range: $31,300 – $52,100

Research Associate II: Master’s degree in discipline appropriate to the position and 2 years of relevant experience in research practices and protocols.
Pay Range: $35,000 – $58,400

Research Associate III : Master’s degree in discipline appropriate to the position and 4 years of relevant experience in research practices and protocols.
Pay Range: $39,300 – $65,500

Education Level

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

1. Experience with identification of large river fishes of the Red River basin.

2. Experience with sampling fishes across broad geographic areas in field settings.

Salary Grade

31

Salary Range

$31,300 - $65,500

Job Category

Research

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

11/04/2020

Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

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  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
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  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
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  3. * Do you have a Master's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Fisheries, Natural Resource Ecology and Management, or a closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
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