Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of NALMS 2021 Virtual Symposium
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ESS Group, Inc. ESS Group, Inc. is seeking a Limnologist with 8-15 years of experience. An understanding of and working proficiency with lake and reservoir management, watershed science, and regulatory requirements in southern New England is required for success in this position. The successful candidate will help ESS continue to grow our service offerings and client base. CLM a plus!
University of Florida To be Advertised Soon: Applied Limnologist, University of Florida
This is a tenure-accruing position that will be 20% teaching (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences) and 80% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station) available in the School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Florida. This assignment may change in accordance with the needs of the unit. Tenure will accrue in the School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences. Duties will include managing Florida’s LAKEWATCH program, developing an innovative Applied Limnology research program, and teaching a course in the same discipline or closely related field. The successful candidate is expected to manage LAKEWATCH’s research/extension programs in aquatic resource management with a focus on understanding/defining the relations among nutrients and the ecology of Florida springs, streams, lakes and estuaries. A secondary focus is to use existing 30+ year of LAKEWATCH data to examine long-term trends in water chemistry of aquatic systems and determining if any significant trends are related to anthropogenic impacts (e.g., land use changes) and/or long–term climatic cycles. The candidate must work well with citizen scientists and understand areas of concern identified by LAKEWATCH volunteers: aquatic plants, fish and wildlife, water level and lake access, general water chemistry (including emerging substances) and lake user conflicts. The position involves mentoring graduate students requiring additional extramural funding and publications in peer-reviewed journals. The faculty member will seek contract and grant funding actively to support their program. The faculty member will engage in Extension activities in their program area.
Lake Macrophyte Survey Project: Lead and Technicians - Michigan
Michigan State University Our Michigan State University team will be seeking a full time, 2-year Research Associate and 1-2 summer technicians (2022 and 2023) to conduct macrophyte surveys on northern Michigan lakes in a project funded by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The Research Associate (project lead) should have a Master's degree and/or significant macrophyte surveying experience, including advanced skill in identification. They will also be responsible for developing a database for managing survey data and vouchering specimens with the MSU herbarium. Summer technicians should at minimum be pursuing a degree related to aquatic science. If you wish to be notified when the job announcements are released (in early 2022), please contact me.
Ecologist - closes 11/17
Arkansas Department of Energy and the Environment Collects, synthesizes, and analyzes data derived from pollution emission measurements, atmospheric monitoring, meteorological and mineralogical information, and soil or water samples. Researches sources of pollution to determine their effects on the environment and to develop methods and procedures of pollution abatement or control. Monitors environmental impacts of development activities. Develops methods to minimize the impact of production processes on the environment, based on the study and assessment of industrial production, environmental legislation, and physical, biological, and social environments. Develops programs designed to obtain the most productive, non-damaging use of land. Prepares charts or graphs from data samples and provides summary information on the environmental relevance of the data. Analyzes data to determine validity, quality, and scientific significance and to interpret correlations between human activities and environmental effects. Communicates scientific and technical information through oral briefings, written documents, workshops, conferences, and public hearings. Designs and directs studies to obtain technical environmental information about planned projects. Performs other duties as assigned.
Surface Water-Quality Scientist / Engineer
Hydros Consulting Hydros Consulting is a small, well-established water-quality / water-resource planning and engineering firm based in Boulder, Colorado. We have specialized expertise in water-quality data analysis and modeling, river and reservoir modeling, and the development of decision support tools that help water managers make informed, sustainable decisions. We are seeking exceptionally talented and passionate individuals to help us ‘make a difference’ when it comes to managing water resources for water quality. Through data analysis and modeling, we particularly focus on developing a clear, site-specific understanding of key factors affecting observed water quality, leading to effective solutions for our clients. Selected candidates will work with our exceptional team of engineers and scientists on projects that are interesting and often high profile. Hydros Consulting serves a variety of clients including federal, state, and local governments, private industry, and non-profit organizations in the western United States and beyond. We offer many benefits to our employees including a rich compensation package, flexibility, and a lack of unnecessary bureaucracy.
Job Responsibilities: Provide technical expertise and client management in a range of service areas including: Surface water quality modeling Assessments of lake, reservoir, and river water-quality dynamics Watershed modeling Water-quality regulatory matters
Job Duties Setup, calibrate, and run surface water-quality models Analyze water-quality data to develop an understanding of dynamics Write technical reports and memorandum Manage modeling support staff Support and interact with clients
Please visit http://hydrosconsulting.com/careers/ to view a full description of this position.
To apply, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Biology/Ecology
Miami University The Biology department at Miami University is hiring a Tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach undergraduate introductory courses in general biology, environmental biology, or ecology, and advanced courses in aquatic ecology, environmental sustainability/health, or water quality; develop an active research program leading to publications and external funding; advise undergraduate and graduate students; and provide service to the institution.
Required: Ph.D. in Biology, Ecology, Resource Management, Environmental Science, or closely related field by date of appointment in August 2022.
Consideration may be given to candidates who lead an innovative research program focused on the biological aspects of freshwater ecosystems that affect environmental health, including but not limited to the ecology of harmful algal blooms; the ecology of disease in aquatic habitats; the impact of climate change on aquatic systems; and fisheries ecology as it relates to environmental health/sustainability. Consideration may also be given to candidates with postdoctoral experience and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and developing an externally funded research program.
Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, a teaching philosophy, and a one-page diversity statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service to https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/499394/assistant-professor-freshwater-ecology-and-sustainability. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries may be directed to Michael Vanni at email@example.com. Screening of applications will begin November 17, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
The Department of Biology (miamioh.edu/biology) has ~30 faculty, ~1000 undergraduate majors and ~70 graduate students. We offer BA, BS, MS and PhD degrees in the biological sciences and Bio