1. Designs, plans, implements and evaluates complex multifaceted research projects/systems, including method development, adaptation and validation. 2. Collaborates with PI to define research endeavors and the development of research hypothesis and approach. 3. Solves complex methodology, protocol, procedural and research problems through design of techniques, procedures and policies that will achieve research goals. 4. Develops long range plans for supplies and equipment to ensure smooth operation of laboratory. 5. Investigates, analyzes and evaluates complex data, data collection systems and methods to reach scientific conclusions and ensures the integrity of research data. 6. Collaborates with PI to coordinate major lab renovations working with Facilities, Health and Safety, and Purchasing to ensure deadlines, safety standards and purchases are according to plans and within budgets. 7. Prepares scientific reports and papers for research proposals and published reports. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: A Masters degree in geography, computer science, climate or environmental science, management, or policy, or a related field. Experience designing and conducting independent research. Experience with basic statistics. At least three years of experience programming with R or Python. Experience working with spatial data and maps.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: A Masters degree in geography, computer science, climate or environmental science, management, or policy, or a related field. Experience designing and conducting independent research. Experience with basic statistics. At least three years of experience programming with R or Python. Experience working with spatial data and maps.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to collaborate effectively with researchers across organizational structures and across knowledge domains.
Posting Position Title: Research Associate 2, MS
Required Skill/ability 3: Superior technical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to contribute as an interdisciplinary team member.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Data Analyst
Required Skill/ability 1: Proficiency in R programming and data processing.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strong documentation and communication skills.
Required Skill/ability 2: Strong understanding of geospatial data and analytics required. Familiarity with geospatial data tools such as GIS software (e.g. ArcGIS or QGIS) or programming languages.
Master's Degree in a scientific discipline and three years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 63335BR
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