Internal Job Number: P01118UF
The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Faculty Research Assistant position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean.
The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences is an internationally recognized leader in the study of the Earth as an integrated system. It operates numerous state-of-the art laboratories and three oceanographic research vessels, the 177-foot ocean-going Oceanus, the 84-foot coastal research vessel Pacific Storm, and the 54-foot coastal research vessel Elakha. The College has an annual budget of more than $50 million, with support coming from the National Science Foundation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration and other federal agencies. It has more than 100 faculty, 200 graduate students and 600 undergraduate students. Graduate programs include M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences; Geology; and Geography and a M.S. degree in Marine Resource Management. The college has undergraduate programs in Earth Sciences and Environmental Sciences, with several minors and certificate programs.
This position will manage the Antarctic Core Collection at the Oregon State University (OSU) Marine and Geology Repository (MGR) and facilitate its mission of archiving and distributing geological samples, predominantly sediment cores, for scientific research and education. This individual will also serve as a liaison between the MGR and the United States (US) Antarctic Research Community (and international research communities as appropriate) to facilitate Antarctic and Southern Ocean marine geology.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff) / Guidelines (Faculty):
Requires Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate to the field in which research is being conducted.
Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Marine Geology and/or the Antarctic Sciences.
5 years experience in Marine Geology and/or the Antarctic Sciences.
Experience in working with sediment cores.
Experience with laboratory work and data analysis.
This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per OSU Standard 576-056-0000 et seq.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
The ability to lift/push/pull/carry up to 50 pounds is required.
Salary (Minimum): N/A
Salary (Maximum): N/A
Additional Salary Information: $55,000-$65,000