1. Designs, plans, implements and evaluates complex, multifaceted research projects/systems, including method development, adaptation and validation. 2. Stays abreast of technological/scientific developments in the field and determine when to incorporate them into experimental plans. 3. Establishes policies and procedures for research projects. 4. Solves complex methodology, protocol, procedural and research problems through adapting new techniques that will achieve research goals. 5. Formulates and implements short and long-range goals for the operation of the lab. Sets priorities, assigns responsibilities, and establishes timelines. Projects future needs and formulates operational strategies consistent with projects. 6. Manages a research facility determining appropriate scientific techniques, equipment and administrative procedures. Supervises exempt and non-exempt staff. 7. Coordinates major lab renovations working with Facilities, Health and Safety, and Purchasing to ensure deadlines, safety standards and purchases are according to plans and within budgets. 8. Investigates, analyzes and evaluates complex data, specialized data collection systems and methods to reach scientific conclusions and ensure the integrity of research data. 9. Authors articles for research publications and professional journals. 10. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience teaching courses on conservation-related topics for practitioners, experts, and students. Experience with popular science writing.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience teaching courses on conservation-related topics for practitioners, experts, and students. Experience with popular science writing.
Required Skill/ability 5: Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and processes simultaneously.
Posting Position Title: Research Associate 3, MS
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to conduct biodiversity conservation research and summarizing scientific findings for non-scientific audiences, such as conservation agencies.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Associate 3
Required Skill/ability 1: Familiarity with spatial planning and developing prioritization strategies.
Required Skill/ability 4: Well-developed written and oral communication skills, and presentation skills, and ability to address a variety of audiences: experts, practitioners, and decision makers.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to work with the conservation practitioner community and advising and guiding conservation decision-making.
Master's Degree in a scientific discipline and five years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 62601BR
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