Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The University Of Michigan Water Center seeks a Research Associate for a term-limited position through 8/31/21 to support drinking water-related projects. The incumbent will support at least two and possibly additional projects focused on drinking water supply in the Great Lakes region. The first project involves developing drinking water indictors that are designed to help the regional policy community and decision makers. The second project will develop a baseline report of those who struggle to afford drinking water across the state of Michigan.
The successful candidate will work with the Water Center team to:
Compile, analyze, and report on multiple indicators relating Great Lakes Drinking Water
Coordinate and manage a team of students in helping develop indicators
Develop and execute methods for a statewide Water Affordability Report
Conducts experimental tests and procedures and processes and analyzes data
Writing the experimental reports and draw figures and graphs suitable for publication
Manages data storage, organization, and cleaning
Bachelor’s Degree and 1-3 years related experiences
Experience using statistical software (R, Stata, or Python) to conduct regression analyses, predictive modeling and forecasting
Experience using geospatial software (ARCgis, Qgis)
Ability to draw figures, graphs and maps suitable for publication, specifically facility using LaTex to typset analysis and writing
Demonstrated experience synthesizing data from multiple sources to develop clear, concise and publicly communicated information
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Ability to work on multiple projects at one time, manage complex deadlines and sustain attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal oversight
Demonstrated track record working on multi-disciplinary teams
Demonstrated ability to engage across sectors
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 191151
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