Project focus: Dryland-specific mechanisms of organic matter decay and their contribution to the CO2 flux from decomposition in dry shrubland ecosystems.
Highlights: This 4-yr project includes collaboration with researchers in Spain and labs in various biomes worldwide. It applies new analytical methods of gas exchange and its isotopic signature in the field and the lab.

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Field & Laboratory Specialist in the DeLucia lab (https://www.life.illinois.edu/delucia/index.htm), Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

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The Laboratory for Sciences of Climate and Environment (LSCE) located near Paris (France), is looking for an Instrumentation and metrology engineer for in-situ an mobile greenhouse gas measurements “low cost” platform (laboratory and field operation) as part of the TRACE project. Context: Comprehensive information about greenhouse gas emissions is essential for decision makers to track… More

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Job Title: Field Technician II_Instrumentation

Company: National Ecological Observatory Network/Battelle Ecology, Inc.

Location: The Domain 03 Field Technician’s primary work location is headquartered in Gainesville, Florida, home of the University of Florida.

Job Description: The Field Technician reports to the Field Operations Manager.
• Field Technician II – The Field Technician II is a biological sampling lead performing seasonal and periodic sampling activities and sample processing. The Field Technician II will be the technical lead for performing routine maintenance and inventory management on all terrestrial sampling equipment, and will provide guidance to temporary field crews while working in the field and laboratory.

Instrumentation (tower) emphasis:
• Test, troubleshoot and operate instruments, calibration equipment and test fixtures.
• Inspect and maintain civil infrastructure including boom arms, sensor mounts, towers, boardwalks and instrument huts.
• Assist the NEON Systems Engineering Product Team with instrument installation and testing (approximately the first 6 months).
• Record activities, completed work and trouble tickets according to Field Operations protocol.

A complete job description is available at http://www.neonscience.org/

How to Apply: In order to be considered for any open position with the NEON Project/Battelle Ecology, Inc, you must please go to our website http://www.neonscience.org/ and apply.

• Close Date: 08/21/2017

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Job Title: Field Technician I_Instrumentation

Company: National Ecological Observatory Network/Battelle Ecology, Inc.

Location: The Domain 06 Field Technician’s primary work location is near Manhattan, KS. This position supports sites in the Prairie Peninsula Domain. Prairie Peninsula candidate sites are located at Konza Prairie Biological Station near Manhattan, KS and at the University of Kansas Field Station near Lawrence, KS. The Prairie Peninsula Domain includes parts of Kansas, Nebraska, southern Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, southern Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana

Job Description: The Field Technician reports to the Field Operations Manager.
• Field Technician I – The Field Technician I is a biological sampling lead performing seasonal and periodic sampling activities and sample processing. Seasonal field sampling is conducted with the assistance of temporary field crews under the guidance of the Field Technician.

Instrumentation (tower) emphasis:
• Test, troubleshoot and operate instruments, calibration equipment and test fixtures.
• Inspect and maintain civil infrastructure including boom arms, sensor mounts, towers, boardwalks and instrument huts.
• Assist the NEON Systems Engineering Product Team with instrument installation and testing (approximately the first 6 months).
• Record activities, completed work and trouble tickets according to Field Operations protocol.

A complete job description is available at http://www.neonscience.org/

How to Apply: In order to be considered for any open position with the NEON Project/Battelle Ecology, Inc, you must please go to our website http://www.neonscience.org/ and apply. We are unable to create an account/application for you.

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Scientist I

NCAR/EOL’s Research Aviation Facility is seeking an entry-level ladder track scientist to conduct independent research on atmospheric processes and work closely with our community of airborne facility users. This is a full-time, 5-year term position with possibility of extension. This position will be posted until 4:00 p.m. on May 17, 2017 or until a sufficient number of applications have been received. Thereafter, applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.

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The PhD project studies the fate of CO2 from photosynthesis to soil respired CO2 using isotope laser spectroscopy in a series of grassland warming experiments. The position is fully financed for a period of three years, starting in June 2017. For details see https://www.uibk.ac.at/ecology/forschung/publications/phd_position_carbon-allocation.pdf

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JOB SUMMARY
The Field Technician reports to the Field Operations Manager and will be hired as a Field Technician I.
• Field Technician I – The Field Technician I is a biological sampling lead performing seasonal and periodic sampling activities and sample processing. Seasonal field sampling is conducted with the assistance of temporary field crews under the guidance of the Field Technician.

LOCATION
The Domain 01 Field Technician’s primary work location is Fitchburg, MA. This position supports sites in the Northeast Domain. Northeast candidate sites are located in Massachusetts at Harvard Forest (LTER) near Petersham, MA, and Bartlett Experimental Forest near Barlett, NH.

How to Apply: In order to be considered for any open position with the NEON Project/Battelle Ecology, Inc, you must please go to our website http://www.neonscience.org/ and apply. We are unable to create an account/application for you.
If you have trouble submitting your application, trying a different browser usually resolves the issue. Please know you must answer all required questions, before the system will allow you to move forward or complete your application.

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Development Technician III

The Berkeley Biometeorology Lab is seeking a Development Technician III the Development Technician will join a group of researchers, students and existing technician, and will be involved in setting up and maintaining three CO2, CH4 eddy covariance towers. The position is based at UC Berkeley, but requires weekly trips to field sites an hour away in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. The Development Technician will install and maintain three eddy covariance sites. Key responsiblities include Will be involved in setting up and maintaining three CO2, CH4 eddy covariance towers in the field. Daily duties will include field maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting, data collection, and data management of covariance data. Assist with data communications and the development and testing of new sensors and methods. Knowledge and Skills (typically required of the position) Required: Familiarity with solar power, meteorological sensors, gas analyzers, data loggers and programing languages is essential. A combination of skills from different disciplines, crafts or trades for the development and fabrication of scientific equipment. Familiarity with or experience in an academic research environment. Flexible schedule and ability to work efficiently. Ability to work on multiple assignments, set priorities, reprioritize as necessary, and take initiative in defining and executing tasks. Operation and repair of scientific equipment in a laboratory or in the field. Ability to program dataloggers and process data with scripted language, like Matlab, Python or R. or similar software. B.A. or B.S. in engineering, physics, or environmental science or related field or experience preferred. To apply go to the jobs.berkeley.edu and look for position: 22188

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