Research Associate II, Delaware Geological Survey
The University of Delaware
The Delaware Geological Survey, located at the University of Delaware, invites applications for a full-time, 18 month position to participate in an offshore sand resource characterization and geologic mapping project focused on the Atlantic offshore Delaware. We are seeking an energetic, motivated scientist to assist in offshore geologic mapping including sand resource identification and quantification. Experience in the collection, compilation, and interpretation of seismic data, sediment core, seafloor texture, and seafloor morphology are desirable. The position also requires the analysis and interpretation of complex data using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), database management, and the development of metadata. The successful candidate will also be expected to assist in preparation of reports, communication with cooperating partners by presenting findings related to potential sand resources, and interaction with Federal, State, and private partners for data sharing and transfer. The position requires Bachelor's degree in geology or other related field and three years’ experience in geology or related field with concentration in marine geology, geologic mapping, seismic stratigraphy, or resource analysis.
The position requires work at a computer work station in an office setting, in a sample processing and examination laboratory, and possible field work aboard a marine research vessel in open ocean conditions. Job requires some physically demanding work outdoors in hot/cold/wet conditions, including lifting samples and equipment up to 50 pounds. Travel to attend meetings with collaborators, perform field work, and present research in professional forums is required.
For a complete list of requirements and job duties and to apply online, please visit the UDJOBS website at www.udel.edu/udjobs Job ID 104321
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The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.