Pioneer Farm
Field Research Project Manager

Job Details:
Field Research Laboratory Manager at Pioneer Farm. This is a full-time, academic staff position.

(1) Bachelor of Science degree in Water Resources or related field completed by August 1; (2) experience with automated data logging and sampling equipment, specifically ISCO samplers and Campbell Scientific data loggers; (3) experience with PIC microcontroller operation and maintenance; (4) one-year of field experience installing, maintaining and operating edge-of-field gauging equipment; (5) ability to work outdoors and meet moderate physical demands; (6) demonstrated ability to work independently.

The position reports to the Research Manager at Pioneer Farm and is responsible for installation, maintenance and operation of technical equipment; collection of field research and agronomic data; maintaining necessary supplies for maintenance and upgrades of the monitoring stations; assisting with fabrication of research equipment related to current projects; supervision of research staff; and establishing/enforcing safety protocols for field equipment. The position will require moderate physical activity and contact with domestic farm animals. The work hours require flexibility, including some early mornings, evenings and weekends.

To Ensure Consideration:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To Apply:
Submit the following via the online application system: 1) cover letter responding to all required qualifications; 2) current resume; 3) contact information for three professional references; and 4) a separate statement that describes a history of working with or demonstrates a commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization. Only complete applications will be considered.

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Questions may be addressed to:
Dr. Dennis Busch, 608-342-1657,

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