Los Alamos National Laboratory Post-Bachelor’s Research Associate in plant, soil and ecosystem sciences in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Vacancy Name: IRC71042
Job Title Post-Bachelor’s Research Associate in plant, soil and ecosystem sciences
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name EES-14/Earth System Observations
What You Will Do
The Earth Systems Observations Group in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is seeking outstanding candidates for post-Bachelor’s research associate position. We are looking for candidates with experience in experimental plant, soil or ecosystem sciences. The research associate will work as part of a diverse team working on various aspects of these fields helping with experimental set-up and data collection in both laboratory and field conditions, as well as data analysis after the experiments.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree received within the last three years in biology, environmental science, soil science or related STEM field
Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Experience in field and laboratory work in these fields
Excellent communication skills
Experience in data analysis and programming with R, Matlab, Python, Mathematica or equivalent technical computing software
Experience in statistical analyses of biological and environmental data.
Ability to get clearance (US citizenship) desirable
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Where You Will Work
Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.
The Earth Systems Observations Group consists of four teams working broadly across the fields of geology, geochemistry, hydrology, geomorphology, vegetation dynamics and atmospheric sciences using multiple experimental and observational techniques, and computer simulation. The Group’s research includes both fundamental and applied science. The successful candidate will work as part of this dynamic team developing cutting-edge approaches to tackle pressing national and global challenges, and collaborating closely with researchers from the fields of biology, ecology and chemistry.
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Appointment Type UGS
Contact Name Duran, Andria M
Req ID: IRC71042