[ECOLOG-L] Job Opportunity: Land Health Assessment District Lead – Elko, NV

Position Objectives:
The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the Nevada Bureau of Land
Management (BLM) is recruiting two experienced ecologists to work
cooperatively as Elko District Leads on one of two three-person
interdisciplinary field team. The overall objective of the team is to
perform land health assessments through inventory and monitoring of
sage-grouse habitat on NV public range lands and riparian systems within
the BLM Elko district. Biotic, hydrologic, and soil qualitative
indicators are used in conjunction with quantitative data to inform
conservation planning and adaptive management decisions.

Duties:
General field duties include implementing standardized assessment and
monitoring protocols (Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring [AIM]
Strategy, and Interpreting Indicators for Range Health [IIRH]); walking
long distances over uneven terrain; taking GPS points and photos at each
site; data management; and reporting on a quarterly basis. The District
Lead will also coordinate with the LHA Program Coordinator, the Data
Specialist and the BLM Lead for project planning, field protocol and
data QA/QC, team deployment and supervision, equipment organization and
maintenance. This is a supervisory position, thus the successful
applicant must have strong communication skills (both verbal and
written) and exhibit strong leadership and organization skills. Office
tasks include generating sampling site locations using a randomized
selection process in ArcGIS; data organization, processing and QA/QC;
post-processing GPS points; utilizing geoprocessing tools in GIS to
create and edit polygons as well as point and line data; creating
queries in an Access database and creating reports with GIS maps,
pictures and concise field notes. This position requires advanced GIS
skills in ArcGIS 10.x and related mapping software and will play a vital
role in facilitating the effective and efficient collection of
monitoring data. This position will require regular travel and camping
during the field season in order to ensure that all transects are
successfully completed during the field season and may require long
hours including early mornings and weekends.

Location:
Terrain is typical of the Great Basin High Desert with wide, long
valleys bordered by mountain ranges. Field conditions include hot, arid
days with high exposure to the sun, as well as cold, damp winter
weather. Resources of the region include threatened and/or endangered
species habitat, big game habitat, Wilderness Study Areas, active
grazing allotments, abandoned mine lands, historic and prehistoric
cultural sites, and wild horse management areas.

Contract length: 02 March 2015 – 20 November 2015; potential for
extension pending positive performance review and funding.

Rate of Pay: $1,400 biweekly salary

Benefits:
• Health insurance
• Paid personal leave
• Field per diem

Location: Elko, NV

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in one of the major natural sciences – applicants
with advanced degrees preferred;
• Applicant must be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills;
• Applicant must possess strong plant identification skills; those with
additional soil identification experience will be given preference;
• Applicants should possess relevant or related field experience –
knowledge of and/or experience in high desert and Great Basin ecology
preferred;
• Understanding of basic principles related to botany, soil science,
wildlife biology, geology, and/or hydrology;
• Ability to navigate and set a bearing using a compass and to read a
topographical map;
• Ability to collect, QA/QC, and post-process data using handheld GPS
units, required;
• Possess a clear understanding of GIS theory and applications,
including experience with ArcGIS 10.x to create maps, manipulate and
analyze data, and generate reports;
• Ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally, with a
diverse audience;
• Physically fit to work outdoors, carry personal and field equipment,
and withstand working and camping in inclement weather during late
winter, spring, and summer in northern Nevada;
• Possess a clean, valid, state-issued driver’s license and the ability
to operate a 4WD vehicle on and off paved roads; and
• Meet requirements of federal agency security background checks (i.e.,
FBI criminal and National Sex Offender Public Registry, Department of
Interior Security Screening)

How to Apply:
Qualified and interested applicants should forward a cover letter, their
résumé, and a list of three professional references to Amy Gladding, GBI
HR Coordinator, at agladding@thegreatbasininstitute.org. Please include
where you found this position posted. Incomplete applications will not
be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will
continue until the position is filled. No phone inquiries, please. This
program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national
origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, political affiliation,
or religion. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal
employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage
women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply
to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender
identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic
Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status,
or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation
against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing,
to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist
or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose
discrimination.

[ECOLOG-L] Job Opportunity: Hydrologist

Description:
Working collaboratively with BLM Winnemucca District, the Great Basin
Institute is recruiting to hire a Hydrologist to support development of
a comprehensive Environmental Analysis (EA) with FONSI and Decision
Record (DR). The objective of the overall EA planning effort is to
provide the BLM with a defensible NEPA document to support the final
decision for proposed range improvements. The EA will address a wide
variety of BLM program areas. Activities may include, but are not
limited to:
• collecting, monitoring, and recording data for condition within
permitted rangeland management areas;
• researching and analyzing data associated with water rights for range
improvements;
• GIS mapping, data management and analysis;
• evaluating permitted actions within rangeland management areas for
compliance with Federal laws, rules, regulations, and policies; and
• preparing the surface/ground water section of the EA.

The successful applicant will work in a team setting and be exposed to a
myriad of resource areas including natural and cultural resource,
recreation, wildlife, and rangeland management, as well environmental
monitoring. The selected candidate will be exposed to a federal land
management work environment and will receive training in the appropriate
areas where needed to ensure compliance with those determinations
required in the BLM H-1601-1 Land Use Planning Handbook.

Compensation, Benefits & Timeline:
• Rate of Pay: $23.00/hour
• Benefits: Affordable Care Act-compliant health insurance (medical,
dental and vision); paid holidays, sick and personal leave; 401(k)
retirement Plan
• Timeline: 15-month appointment beginning in February 2015 or upon
availability and adjudication of a Department of Interior Federal
Background Investigation

Location:
The BLM Winnemucca District (WD) encompasses roughly 11 million acres,
of which 7.38 million acres are public lands managed by the BLM.
Elevations range from approximately 4,000 feet to close to 10,000 feet.
Winnemucca lies roughly in the northwest part of Nevada, nested in the
basin and range province of the western U.S. The WD is approximately 2.5
hours east of Reno, NV and 2 hours west of Elko, NV on I-80, and 5.5
hours south of Boise, ID on State Highway 95.

Qualifications:
Technical requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in hydrology, geography/geology, soil/range science
or related field;
• Minimum of 1 year experience related to hydrology or surface/ground
water management and/or planning and documentation, or other related
experience;
• Experience using ArcGIS 10.x and operating hand-held GPS units for
navigation and electronic field data collection (previous experience
operating Trimble units a plus);
• Prior experience interpreting and or preparing documents for NEPA,
CEQA, or related environmental policy highly desirable;
• Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to
effectively communicate in an Interdisciplinary Team setting, and
educate a diverse public on BLM land management (multiple-use)
principles and range/water resource management concepts;
• Experience conducting research and literature reviews, reviewing and
drafting technical reports, and document editing;
• Ability to read and interpret topographical maps and navigate using a
compass; and
• Previous experience working with the BLM and/or working in the Central
Great Basin region highly desirable.

Additional requirements:
• Ability to work independently and in a team setting to accomplish
project goals;
• Possess good organizational skills with ability to meet deadlines and
produce professional deliverables including draft documents for team
review;
• Ability to operate basic computer equipment, including scanners, and
Microsoft Office programs, including Access;
• Flexibility and capability to meet the demands of rapidly changing
plans and schedules;
• Possess a valid, state-issued driver’s license and clean driving
record with experience safely operating 4WD trucks on and off paved
roads, including narrow and steep forest roads, and conducting routine
vehicle maintenance;
• Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, work in
all types of weather conditions, traverse uneven terrain, carry upwards
of 40 pounds in a backpack, and otherwise maintain good physical
condition; and
• Some knowledge of NV water law preferred, but not required.

• Successful applicant(s) must complete a Department of Interior (DOI)
Background Investigation (BI). Applicants who already possess an active
and fully adjudicated BI will be strongly considered.

How to Apply:
Qualified and interested applicants should forward a cover letter
(include where you found this position posted), their résumé, and a list
of three professional references to Amy Gladding, GBI HR Coordinator, at
agladding@thegreatbasininstitute.org. Also, please include where you are
currently living and/or working. Incomplete applications will not be
considered. No phone inquiries, please.

We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal
employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage
women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply
to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender
identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic
Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status,
or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation
against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing,
to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist
or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose
discrimination.

[ES_JOBS_NET] Chair – Biological, Environmental and Climate Sciences Department Brookhaven National Laboratory

A Chairperson for the Biological, Environmental, and Climate Sciences Department (www.bnl.gov/EBNN/BECS) at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is sought to provide intellectual and managerial leadership for the department that consists of a diverse group of scientists, engineers, and professionals with an annual operating budget of approximately $35M. The successful candidate will be committed to enabling cross-disciplinary teams to address scientific challenges appropriate to a National Laboratory.  He or she will be expected to lead internationally competitive programs in biology, climate, and environmental sciences, recruit and develop staff members, build strategic partnerships that enhance the department R&D efforts, and develop a scientific vision and strategic business plan for the department that leverages the unique multi-disciplinary capabilities and facilities at BNL.

For a full description of the position and to apply, please visit the BNL Careers website (http://www.bnl.gov/HR/careers/ ) and search for Job #249 and upload your cover letter and CV.   Review of applications begins on April 1st, 2015 and the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.

[ES_JOBS_NET] Physical Scientist (Satellite Systems and Weather Forecasting), NOAA, Boulder, CO

http://ift.tt/1G9sGNI

Job Title:Physical Scientist

Department:Department
Of Commerce

Agency:National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Job Announcement Number:PH-15-RCS-1333676

SALARY RANGE:

$89,580.00 to
$137,613.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, March 2, 2015 to Friday, March
13, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

ZP-1301-04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time – Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

04

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Boulder, CO View
Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US
Citizens and Status Candidates

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not
Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Science, Service, and
Stewardship 

This
position is located in the,

 

Oceanic
and Atmospheric Research Division of
the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration.

Who May Apply:  U.S.
Citizens and Nationals, and  merit promotion candidates.

You are
eligible under merit promotion procedures, if you meet one
of the following criteria: 


Federal employees with career or career-conditional
appointments in the competitive service.


Federal employees with career or career-conditional
appointment in the excepted service and under an
Interchange Agreement.

• Former
Federal status employees with reinstatement eligibility
based on previous Federal service.


Displaced Federal employees requesting special priority
selection consideration under the Career Transition
Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the Interagency Career
Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).


Veterans eligible for the Veterans Employment
Opportunities Act (VEOA), who are preference eligible or
who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3
years or more of continuous service.


Individuals with disabilities under Schedule A hiring
authority – Refer to “Other Information” section for
eligibility details. 


Applicants entitled to non-competitive appointment
authorities or special hiring authorities, e.g., Peace
Corps; Americorps VISTA, Boren Fellows; military spouse
preference; and applicants who previously held, or
currently hold, this grade with the same promotion
potential of ZP-04 or higher (SF-50(s) must
show proof of this), etc.

Additional vacancies may be filled through
this vacancy announcement if they become available.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

Occasional Travel

Approx. 15% foreign and domestic
travel may be required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

You must be a U.S. citizen or
national.

Males born after 12/31/59 must be
registered for selective service.

Resume and supporting documents
(See How To Apply section).

Required to pass background
investigation and fingerprint check

A three-year probationary/trial
period may be required.

DUTIES:

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Duties
include but are not limited to the following:

 

Leading
the research for NOAA related to Global Navigation Satellite
Systems (GNSS) Radio Occultation (RO) used by the National
Weather Service (NWS) and other parts of NOAA as input to
weather forecast models.

 

Conducting
Observing System Experiments (OSEs) and Observing System
Simulation Experiments (OSSEs) to guide government decision
makers on investments in existing and future observation
systems.

 

Providing
scientific leadership for the Global Observing Systems
Analysis, (GOSA Group), finding funding to keep the research
going, and serving on and participating in scientific
meetings/organizations to stay abreast of the RO science.

 

Conducting
research and supporting the Global Positioning System (GPS)
ground based observing system developed at Global Systems
Division, (GSD),  that provides low-cost, high-accuracy data
under all weather conditions.

 

Conducting
science to improve weather forecast models using RO technology
and data

 

Publishing
results

 

Providing
leadership within NOAA/OAR to determine priorities and
analysis of OSE/OSSE assessments.

 

Managing
the GOSA group, Leading federal and non-federal employees

 

Exploring
new uses of the technology to improve forecasts and
situational awareness for forecasters.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS
REQUIRED:

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In order to qualify for this
position you must meet both the basic education
requirement and the specialized experience requirement:

 

Basic Education Requirement:

  

You must possess a Bachelor’s or higher degree
in physical science, engineering, or mathematics that
included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or
related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics,
properties of materials, and electronics.

OR

 

Possess a combination of education and
experience. This includes education equivalent to one of the
majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester
hours in physical science and/or related engineering
science, plus appropriate experience or additional
education.

Specialized Experience: 

 

You must possess a minimum of one year of
specialized experience, equivalent to the ZP-03, GS-13 or
equivalent pay band level in the Federal service leading and
evaluating research techniques and funding requests related
to Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) Radio
Occultation (RO) as input to weather forecast models; expert
scientific knowledge of GNSS-RO and Ground Based GPS
theories, concepts, principles and applications; conducting
Observing System Experiments (OSEs) and Observing System
Simulation Experiments (OSSEs) to guide decision makers on
investments in existing and future observation systems;
experience in atmospheric sciences/forecasting; experience
with program/project management including budgeting,
scheduling and leading a team or staff; communicating and
collaborating on atmospheric science/forecasting issues with
a variety of audiences; experience in communicating
technical information effectively; and conducting and
publishing original research in scientific peer reviewed
journals.

Experience refers to paid and
unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National
Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other
organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious;
spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps
build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can
provide valuable training and experience that translates
directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all
qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

ARE YOU USING
YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide
transcripts or other documentation to support your
educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) unofficial
transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list
with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit
for the course. All materials must be submitted by 11:59
p.m. EST on the closing date of the announcement.  

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION: If
you are using education completed in foreign colleges or
universities to meet the qualification requirements, you
must show that the education credentials have been evaluated
by a private organization that specializes in interpretation
of foreign education programs and such education has been
deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S.
education program; or full credit has been given for the
courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For
further information, visit: http://ift.tt/18JJxsV transcripts are required.

Only education/experience obtained by 11:59 p.m.
EST on the closing date of this announcement will be
considered. 
Current and former career and career-conditional Federal
employees must meet the time-in-grade/band requirement of 52
weeks at the next lower grade.  Applicants must meet all the
eligibility requirements (e.g.,time-in-grade and qualification
requirements) by the closing date of the announcement. 
Current career and career-conditional Federal employees must
submit a copy of their most recent SF-50, which shows
competitive service appointment, tenure group, grade, and
salary. If you are applying for a higher grade, please provide
the SF-50 Form which shows the length of time you have been in
the next lower grade level. (NOTE: Federal employee applicants
must submit SF-50s, which demonstrate how they meet all
announcement requirements.  Examples of appropriate SF-50s
include promotions, with-in grade/range increases, and SF-50s
one or more years old.)
You may be required to serve a probationary period of up to
three years. 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application
process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting
documentation will be made and compared against your
responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if
you are qualified for this job. 

Applicants
applying under Delegated Examining (all U.S. citizens)
procedures will be rated under NOAA’s Category Rating
and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting
documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the
job qualifications listed in this announcement. If you meet
the minimum qualifications, your resume and supporting
documentation will be compared to your responses on the
Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than
is supported by your application materials, your score may
be lowered and/or you may be excluded from consideration for
this job. If it is determined you meet minimum qualification
requirements, your application will then be placed in one of
three categories: Gold, Silver, or Bronze.  Within
these categories, applicants eligible for Veterans’
Preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran
preference eligibles.  Candidates placed in the
“gold” category will be identified for referral to the
hiring manager for further review and consideration.  

Applicants
applying under merit promotion procedures  will be rated in
accordance with the Merit Staffing plan of NOAA. Your resume
and supporting documentation will be used to determine
whether you meet the job qualifications listed in this
announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job,
your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to
your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you
rate yourself higher than is supported by your application
materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be
excluded from consideration for this job If you are found to
be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the
selecting official for employment consideration.  

You will be rated
based on the following knowledges, skills, abilities (KSAs)
or competencies:

 

Technical Abilities-Satellite Weather
Forecasting

Ability to Develop/Evaluate Research
Proposals/Grants

Skill in Program/Project Management

Ability to Communicate Technical
Information

 

In order to be
rated as meeting the minimum qualifications, we must be able to determine from your
application package that you have
the education and/or specialized or general experience
that is required. Applicants who have qualifying
experience performed on less than a full-time basis must
specify the percentage and length of time spent in
performance of such duties.

[Met-jobs] Job opening for junior hydrodynamics modeller, The Netherlands

Deltares is a leading independent institute in the fields of water, subsurface and infrastructure.
We apply our expertise worldwide, to help people live safely and sustainably in delta areas,
coastal zones and river basins. The Marine and Coastal Systems Unit aims at enabling
innovative management and sustainable development of marine and coastal zones. Extensive
and in-depth knowledge of coastal processes, numerical modelling tools and a sound system
understanding constitute the state-of-the-art basis for multidisciplinary research and specialised
consultancy, executed for a diversity of clients (government agencies, consultants, contractors,
industry, universities, research funds). In R&D and non-standard consultancy projects we
combine practical relevance with high standards for quality. The unit consists of five departments,
is staffed by some 100 highly-qualified and committed professionals. The department of
Environmental Hydrodynamics (EHY) consists of 20 persons and is looking for a
Junior Hydrodynamics Modeller.

Please see the attachments for details.

[Soil-Erosion-List:] Two permanent Senior Research Fellow positions in Water Quality

[ES_JOBS_NET] MIT Media Lab: Media Arts and Sciences Faculty Job Posting (Climate Change)

The Program in Media Arts and Sciences at the MIT Media Lab is currently searching for faculty candidates in the field of climate change.  Please share the following job posting with anyone that might be interested.

Thanks very much!

Keira Horowitz

Media Arts and Sciences Program Assistant

MIT Media Lab

20 Ames Street E15-435D

Cambridge, MA 02139

617-253-9806

The MIT Media Lab (www.media.mit.edu ) is seeking a candidate to fill a tenuretrack

position.

The Media Lab is a cross-disciplinary research organization focusing on the

invention of new media technologies that radically improve the ways people live,

learn, work, and play.

We are looking for faculty candidates who aspire to mitigate climate change and

environmental degradation in ways that are highly innovative, technically deep

and credible, yet wouldn’t fit into traditional academic departments. We seek

applicants who can think boldly across disciplinary boundaries in areas such as

environmental sensing, connecting people to changes in their environment, new

frontiers in citizen science, efficient techniques to sense and reduce greenhouse

gas emission, development and rapid exploitation of new “green” power

sources, energy distribution and storage, new approaches to energy

conservation, behavior change at local and policy levels to encourage

conservation and transition away from carbon-emitting fuel, geo-engineering,

and new technologies for mitigating the effects of climate shift.

Successful candidates will be expected to: establish and lead their own research

group within the Media Lab; pursue creative work of the highest international

standard; engage in collaborative projects with industrial sponsors and other

Media Lab research groups, supervise masters and doctoral students and

participate in the Media Arts and Science academic program.

To apply, please fill out the application at http://ift.tt/1wf2f0q

APPLICATION DEADLINE : March 15, 2015

Appointments will be within the Media Arts and Sciences academic program,

principally at the Assistant Professor level.

MIT is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment;

women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE.

[ES_JOBS_NET] MIT Media Lab: Media Arts and Sciences Faculty Job Posting (Climate Change)

The Program in Media Arts and Sciences at the MIT Media Lab is currently searching for faculty candidates in the field of climate change.  Please share the following job posting with anyone that might be interested.

Thanks very much!

Keira Horowitz

Media Arts and Sciences Program Assistant

MIT Media Lab

20 Ames Street E15-435D

Cambridge, MA 02139

617-253-9806

The MIT Media Lab (www.media.mit.edu ) is seeking a candidate to fill a tenuretrack

position.

The Media Lab is a cross-disciplinary research organization focusing on the

invention of new media technologies that radically improve the ways people live,

learn, work, and play.

We are looking for faculty candidates who aspire to mitigate climate change and

environmental degradation in ways that are highly innovative, technically deep

and credible, yet wouldn’t fit into traditional academic departments. We seek

applicants who can think boldly across disciplinary boundaries in areas such as

environmental sensing, connecting people to changes in their environment, new

frontiers in citizen science, efficient techniques to sense and reduce greenhouse

gas emission, development and rapid exploitation of new “green” power

sources, energy distribution and storage, new approaches to energy

conservation, behavior change at local and policy levels to encourage

conservation and transition away from carbon-emitting fuel, geo-engineering,

and new technologies for mitigating the effects of climate shift.

Successful candidates will be expected to: establish and lead their own research

group within the Media Lab; pursue creative work of the highest international

standard; engage in collaborative projects with industrial sponsors and other

Media Lab research groups, supervise masters and doctoral students and

participate in the Media Arts and Science academic program.

To apply, please fill out the application at http://ift.tt/1wf2f0q

APPLICATION DEADLINE : March 15, 2015

Appointments will be within the Media Arts and Sciences academic program,

principally at the Assistant Professor level.

MIT is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment;

women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE.

[Caglist] Concordia University: Lecturer in Geospatial Technologies

Concordia University Department of Geography, Planning and Environment Extended Term Appointment (ETA) in Geospatial Technologieshttp://www.geog.uvic.ca/dept/cag/jobs.htm#L1104
The Department of Geography, Planning and Environment at Concordia
University invites applications for an Extended Term Appointment
(ETA) in Geospatial Technologies. The candidate should be a great
teacher and have a completed, or near completed, PhD in geography or
a closely-related field with a strong interest in GIS and emerging
forms of geospatial technologies. The successful candidate will have
three primary responsibilities: (1) To teach six technology-oriented
courses per year; (2) To serve as the resource person for a growing
number of students and faculty requiring assistance with geospatial
technologies; and (3) To develop and administer an annual Summer GIS
course. Given the pedagogical focus of this position, the successful
candidate will not be expected to have an active research agenda.
Applications must consist of a cover letter, current curriculum
vitae, statement of research achievements and plans, and evidence of
teaching effectiveness. Candidates must also arrange to have three
letters of reference sent directly to the departmental contact:
Dr. Monica E. Mulrennan
Chair, Department of Geography, Planning and Environment
Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3G 1M8
Email: monica.mulrennan@concordia.ca
Web: http://gpe.concordia.ca
This position is subject to budgetary approval and need, and is
full-time, normally at the rank of Lecturer beginning August 1,
2015. Under the provisions of the current CUFA Collective Agreement,
individuals are initially appointed for a three-year period with the
possibility of re-appointment in accordance with CUFA articles 12.04
d) and 14.11.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue
until the positions are filled. Applications should reach the
department no later than April 1st, 2015. All inquiries about the
position should be directed to Dr. Monica Mulrennan.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian
citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
Concordia University is committed to employment equity.

[GilbertClub] Opening for Director of the New Mexico Bureau of Geology

The New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources is advertising to fill the position of Director of the Bureau:

DIRECTORNEW MEXICO BUREAU OF GEOLOGY & MINERAL RESOURCES The New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, Socorro, NM, is seeking a new director and state geologist. The bureau, with ~60 employees, is a prominent research and service division of New Mexico Tech and serves as the state geological survey, with a long-standing reputation for excellence in research, service, and outreach. Our mission includes research on the geologic framework of the state, with an emphasis on applied geoscience evaluation of water and energy resources. The bureau works closely with the university academic divisions as well as many state agencies. Full details of the position and information regarding application procedures may be found at http://ift.tt/1BIRGtv at http://ift.tt/1BIRIBz more information about the application process, contact JoAnn Salome in Human Resources at 575-835-5955 (JSalome@admin.nmt.edu). For more information about the position itself, contact Warren Ostergren, search committee chair, at 575-835-5363 (warreno@nmt.edu).

Fred M. Phillips

Professor of Hydrology

Director of the Hydrology Program

Earth & Environmental Science Department

New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology

801 Leroy Place

Socorro NM  87801

575-835-5540

phillips@nmt.edu

http://ift.tt/1EJYfK3