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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: May 1, 2019
Departmental Overview Field stations of the UC Natural Reserve System have been an intimate part of the BNHM's history and focus on the natural laboratory. Nine reserves in particular are aligned with the Berkeley Natural History Museums. Their diversity in habitat, ecology and biodiversity are critical areas of research and education.
We are also part of a Critical Zone Observatory centered on the Eel River at the Angelo Coast Range Reserve. The Eel River Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) is one of ten National Science Foundation observatories that study the interconnection of physical, chemical and biological processes of the critical zone where rock, soil, water, air and living organisms interact and shape the Earth's surface.
Collate and enter numerical data into Excel from sampling campaigns
Assist with field data collection
Keep lab space clean and stocked
Monitor need for supplies and sampling equipment, order additional supplies from stockroom as needed
Other duties as required (eg. attend group meetings)
Experience with data entry and MS Excel
Familiarity with water sampling
Coursework in relevant field (hydrology, geology)
Relevant field work experience (6 mos. minimum)
Relevant laboratory experience (6 mos. minimum)
Salary & Benefits Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the range $17.22-$20.25 For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.