Research Fellow III

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Crop Soil and EnvironmentalSciences

Division Name

College of Agriculture

Position Title

Research Fellow III

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

1 year

Job Summary

This is a one year limited term position and is funded from external sources. Continuation of employment is contingent upon availability of funds.

The individual selected for this position will provide professional level research support for the department of Crop, Soil, & Environmental Sciences.

Essential Functions

Essential functions include designing and conducting research related to the following areas: 1) exploring geospatial and temporal big data from earth observations and predictions with artificial intelligence to improve decision making in agriculture and water resources, 2) analyzing impacts of climate variability and change and associated hazards on natural and human systems, 3) improving data-driven and process-based hydrologic, climatic, and agro-ecological modeling, monitoring, and forecasting across scales. The ideal candidate is expected to write peer-reviewed publications, present talks at professional meetings, work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment, and assist in writing grant proposals.

Education Level

Doctoral degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Environmental Science, Engineering, or closely related field

Years of Experience


Area of Experience

Four years of experience in relevant research practices and protocols.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a record of high quality research publications in referred journals, and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within multidisciplinary teams.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Experience with DNAPL dissolution desired.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$45,100 - $75,100

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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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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 Doctoral degree from an accredited institution in Environmental Science, Engineering, or closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have four years of experience in research practices and protocols?
    • Yes
    • No

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