Category: Job announcements

Job announcement: Structural, Design, and Process Engineer (2 or more positions)

The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) has many projects funded by the US Department of Energy that focus on scaling up new technologies to capture carbon from power plants to produce energy from biomass and to make wastewater facilities more energy effective.  This position is designed to provide engineering design expertise to scale-up these technologies so that they can be deployed at industrial sites.  This position is expected to interact with agencies and outside contractors to enable the scale-up of these processes. 

ISTC is seeking two or more Structural, Design, and Process Engineers (Official Title:  Assistant Scientist, Structural, Design, and Process Engineer) positions to design and scale up of novel processes for sustainable applications.  This includes engineering design, project management, report writing, publications, and managing sub awardees and vendors for large research projects. 

Hiring Managing Editor and Editor-in-Chief for Citizen Science: Theory & Practice

The Citizen Science Association is currently hiring both a Managing Editor and an Editor-in-Chief for the open access, peer-reviewed journal, Citizen Science: Theory & Practice.

Citizen Science: Theory & Practice (CS:TP) is an online-only, open-access and peer-reviewed journal established in 2014 by the CSA in partnership with Ubiquity Press Ltd. The journal seeks to advance the field of citizen science by providing a central space for scholarly communications across multiple disciplines and contexts. Our target audience is a mix of scholars, practitioners, and those with an interest in expanding their efforts into public involvement including: project coordinators, scientists, education researchers, evaluators, participants, funders, and others in a wide range of fields including ecology, astronomy, public health and many more.

At the moment, the journal publishes an average of two issues annually, each containing an average of nine papers, while receiving an average of 60 manuscripts each year. These papers are processed by the Journal’s international Editorial Board, which currently consists of 18 individuals with expertise in peer-review publication.

Each of these positions offers an opportunity to make a major impact on a young journal in a dynamic and rapidly growing field.

We seek highly motivated and highly skilled candidates with strong experience in the editorial and publishing process and the ability to work effectively and efficiently as part of a distributed global team (please see each job description for specific qualifications). Applicants can be based anywhere in the world. As this publication is in English, fluency writing and reviewing in English is required.

Applications for Managing Editor will be accepted until filled (aim to fill by mid/end of October if not before). Direct inquiries regarding this position to Jennifer Shirk, director@citizenscience.org

Applications for Editor-in-Chief position will be accepted through 17 October 2019.  Please direct inquiries regarding this position to Michael Pocock, Michael.pocock@ceh.ac.uk

Please share both opportunities widely with all who may have relevant skills – experience with citizen science is desirable but strong editorial background and experience is most important.

EPA Launches ‘Green Interns Program’ For Fall 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is establishing the Green Interns Program to cultivate a collection of the best, qualified candidates to fulfill mission critical occupations nationwide. Starting September 30, 2019, the program will provide recent graduates with an opportunity to serve their country through a career in the federal government while gaining valuable work experience and knowledge of environmental issues.

Green Interns Program participants will be entitled to benefits including: federal health insurance, the Thrift Savings Plan, sick and annual leave accrual, a transit subsidy and more. Throughout the program, interns will be supported through mentoring, formal interactive training and an Individual Development Plan. After completing the program, participants may be converted into permanent federal employees.

To be eligible for the program, candidates must have earned associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, professional, doctorate, vocational, or technical degrees or certificates from qualifying institutions and programs within the previous two years. Veterans are eligible to apply up to six years after completing their degree or certificate. Preference eligible veterans can apply two years after release or discharge from active duty.

Green Interns will qualify for conversion to either a 1-4-year term or permanent position once they have completed at least one year of continuous service and all other program requirements, demonstrated successful job performance, and meet the qualifications for the permanent position to which they will be converted.

Those interested can apply at www.usajobs.gov beginning June 14, 2019. Accepted candidates are expected to begin the program on September 30, 2019.

In partnership with colleges and universities, the White House Initiative Programs, EPA’s Special Emphasis Program Managers and EPA’s Non-Labor Groups, EPA will hire candidates through the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Pathways Program Recent Graduates hiring authority. The Pathways Programs offers graduates clear, accessible paths to federal internships and potential careers.

For additional information regarding the Green Interns Program, or to speak to EPA’s Green Interns Program Manager, please contact Piyachat Terrell at terrell.piyachat@epa.gov or (202) 564-1856.

To learn more about the Green Interns Program, visit https://www.epa.gov/careers/green-interns.

NIEHS seeks new Editor-in-Chief for science journal

NIEHS seeks a scientific leader in the field of environmental health research to serve as the next editor in chief (editor) of Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP), a monthly online scholarly journal of environmental health research and news. The position involves a four-year, part-time commitment.

With support from NIEHS, EHP publishes high-quality original research, reviews, and commentaries on all established and emerging disciplines that examine the relationship between the environment and human health.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for an environmental health scientist, from either the federal or nonfederal sectors,” said Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., director of NIEHS and the National Toxicology Program. “Unlike the past, the new format for the position adds the flexibility for the individual to choose to remain at their current institution and continue their research while providing strategic leadership for one of the premier journals in a rapidly evolving field.”

Editorial independence

The editor has editorial independence to provide the high level, strategic direction, and leadership necessary to sustain and enhance EHP’s high standards and stature in the environmental health research community, consistent with the mission and vision of NIEHS.

The editor will be accountable to NIEHS leadership and the broader scientific community for ensuring content is of high integrity, advances the state of environmental health knowledge, and promotes translation of knowledge into environmental health action. The individual will determine the journal’s scope and types of articles published, while ensuring the relevance, scientific quality, and balance of all content across the broad field of environmental health sciences.

The position also involves representing the journal to the global environmental health sciences community at large through strategic outreach activities, speaking engagements, and editorials.

With consultation and support from professional operational and scientific editing teams, the editor will oversee peer-reviewed policies and practices to ensure an efficient and high-quality review process. This includes recruiting and evaluating volunteer associate editors and Editorial Review Board members.

Candidates

NIEHS encourages exceptionally qualified candidates, in either the academic or federal sectors, to apply for this position, which will involve a commitment of four years and up to 50% part time. Candidates will have the option to maintain their competitive research program and physically remain at their home institution while fulfilling the duties of the position.

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field of biological or health sciences or a related scientific discipline, along with experience conducting original research related to environmental health sciences.

Appropriate compensation will be negotiated with the candidate. The successful candidate is subject to a background investigation and public financial disclosure requirements.

NIEHS, the National Institutes of Health, and the Department of Health and Human Services are Equal Opportunity Employers and encourage applications from women and minorities.

Applying

Starting June 4, applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, bibliography, and full contact details for three references.

In addition, applicants are asked to include a vision statement for the journal that specifically includes their view on the scientific scope of the journal, the efficient management and timelines for manuscript processing and peer review, and how to best engage and manage associate editors.

Send application materials and any specific questions regarding recruitment to EICsearch@nih.gov.

Job announcement: Illinois Energy Office (IEPA)

Closing date: June 18, 2019
For more information and to apply, visit http://bit.ly/2QfhZFH.

Under direction of the Office of Energy Manager, serves as the program administrator of the Energy Program by organizing, planning, executing, and implementing policies and programs.

Cultivates and maintains internal and external relationships; facilitates the development of collaborations and alliances with outside stakeholders; serves as a liaison and representative of the Office of Energy Manager representing the program at meetings and events.

Assists in the administration of the Energy Program by providing expert level administrative, organizational and technical support; develops and implements tracking and follow-up procedures; conducts highly complex technical monitoring; prepares complex technical reports mandated by statute.

Serves as a backup to the Office of Energy Manager as requested. Travels in the performance of duties.

Education and Experience:  Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, preferably with coursework in business or public administration.  Requires one year of responsible administrative experience in a public or business organization, or completion of an agency approved professional management training program.

Specialized Skills:  Of the one year required administrative experience: requires experience in energy policy, energy program design and implementation, energy efficiency incentive programs, renewable generation projects, or consumer education about energy efficiency or renewable generation, and, experience in developing and presenting informational programs to large and small groups.

Specific Job Requirements:  Requires the ability to utilize a personal computer with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access software.  Requires the ability to travel and a valid driver’s license.

Job announcement: ISTC and ISWS seeking Associate Research Scientist, Emerging Contaminants

The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center and the Illinois State Water Survey are seeking an Associate Research Scientist, Emerging Contaminants to plan, conduct, supervise, and formulate collaborations on research on inorganic and organic pollutants, especially focusing on emerging contaminants (e.g., pharmaceuticals and personal care products, per- and poly-fluorinated chemicals, agriculture chemicals (P and N), microplastics, and other contaminants including lead) and excessive nutrients in groundwater, surface water, and wastewater.

Application deadline is June 15, 2019.

Visit http://go.illinois.edu/istcjobs for more information and to apply.

Job announcement: Strategic Content Specialist, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Prairie Research Institute (PRI), a research and service institute of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign centrally located between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis, houses five large scientific surveys covering a wide range of expertise including biology, water resources, climate, geology, sustainable technology, and archaeology.  PRI’s mission is to provide objective, integrated scientific research and service that allow citizens and decision-makers to make choices that ensure sustainable economic development, enduring environmental quality, and cultural resource preservation for the people, businesses, and governments of Illinois. Learn more at go.illinois.edu/PRIjobs.

PRI is seeking to hire a Strategic Content Specialist to develop plans for and carry out strategic marketing and communications solutions to effectively reach Prairie Research Institute’s (PRI’s) internal and external stakeholders.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Content Creation

  • Write and edit content (including media releases, website content, newsletters, printed materials, etc.) that effectively conveys the PRI story to diverse audiences.
  • Create social media campaigns, schedules, graphics, and posts, and track social media metrics.
  • Ensure high quality, scientific accuracy, and appropriate voice and tone of all content.

Communication Planning and Development

  • Identify develop content strategies for PRI and its major units/programs based on organization’s strategic priorities and audience analysis.
  • Advise teams within PRI on content strategy.

Communication Management

  • Build and maintain relationships with PRI staff, including timely and effective communication about project requirements, deliverables, and timelines.

Analysis

  • Analyze and measure effectiveness and impact of communication efforts.

Other

  • Perform other duties as needed in order to further the mission and goals of PRI.
  • Keep abreast of trends, techniques, and tools in strategic communication, marketing, advancement, social media, and other relevant areas.

Qualifications:

Required:   Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, marketing, English/rhetoric, or a related discipline.  One (1) year of experience managing social media for an organization. Experience writing articles, social media posts, press releases, etc.

Preferred:  Experience working in a university or non-profit setting.  Experience writing about archaeology, geology, sustainability, and/or the natural world, or other scientific topics.

Successful candidates will have effective communication, personal relations, collaboration, organization, teamwork, and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a diverse and fast-paced work environment, consisting of multiple and changing priorities with stringent deadlines, under minimal supervision.  Attention to detail, sound judgment, and strong conflict resolution skills.  Proficiency in commonly employed software.

Appointment:  This is a full-time Civil Service Marketing Associate position appointed on a 12 month service basis. The starting date is negotiable and salary is commensurate with experience.

Application: Applications must be received by April 2, 2019. Apply for this position using the “Apply for Position” below.  If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu.  If you already have a profile, you will be redirected to that existing profile via email notification.  To complete the application process:

Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.

Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.

Step 3) Upload your cover letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included), and academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable) and names/contact information for three references.

In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for this position using the “Apply for Position” button here. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information about this specific position, contact Megan Weeks at mkweeks@illinois.edu  or 217-244-4768.  For questions about the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

Job announcement: Academic Hourly Research – Sustainability Technician, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center is in search of a technician to conduct research on sustainability solutions to assist clients to improve organizational sustainability. Support and document sustainability activities associated with materials, processes, water and wastewater, energy utilization, waste minimization and recycling. Assist with research and oversight of solid waste prevention programs established by ISTC that assist companies and communities. Particular focus will be on supporting the Zero Waste Unit’s consulting projects (contracts) with commercial and industrial clients. This will involve performing waste characterization assessments at client locations.

Position Requirements and Qualifications

Education

Required: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, economics, environmental or related discipline. Alternate degree fields will be accepted/considered based upon the nature and depth of the experience as it relates to this position.

Experience

Required: Six months of applicable experience working in business or industrial environment. Internships may be considered as professional experience.

Training, Licenses or Certifications

Required: Must possess a valid driver’s license and access to transportation.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Required: Effective communication, personal relations, collaboration, organizational, teamwork, and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a diverse and fast-paced work environment consisting of multiple and changing priorities with stringent deadlines, under minimal supervision. Attention to detail, sound judgment, and strong conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in commonly-employed software and databases. Must possess strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with other scientists, researchers, staff and PRI clients.

The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) is part of the Prairie Research Institute (PRI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, which is centrally located between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis. ISTC integrates applied research, technical assistance, and information services to advance efforts in the areas of pollution prevention; water and energy conservation; and materials recycling and beneficial reuse. Learn more at go.illinois.edu/PRIjobs.

For further information, please contact Shantanu Pai at spai@illinois.edu or 217-244-4768.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encourages to apply.  For more information, visit http://go.illinois.eud/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.

Job announcement: Assistant or Associate Research Scientist, Environmental Archaeologist, Illinois State Archaeological Survey

Closing date: March 13, 2019
More information or to apply

The Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS) is part of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, which is centrally located between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis. For 80 years, the University of Illinois has studied the state’s archaeological heritage. ISAS incorporates that knowledge in its programs to protect, preserve, and interpret these irreplaceable and non-renewable resources within the context of Illinois’ need to encourage and promote sustainable development. Learn more at go.illinois.edu/PRIjobs.

ISAS is seeking an Assistant or Associate Research Scientist, Environmental Archaeologist (assistant or associate level is dependent on qualifications) to develop, plan, conduct, direct, and participate in specialized research programs of significance for climate and environmental-focused archaeological/anthropological research. This position is based in Champaign, Illinois.

Responsibilities, which will vary depending on position level:

  • Provide problem-oriented geo-archaeological, sedimentological, hydrological, and/or bio-chemical expertise that complements current and future ISAS research in the North American Midwest focused on landscapes, long-term cultural and climate change, agricultural development, and migration.
  • Identify relevant research needs and project opportunities.
  • Develop proposals for external funding and secure funding to support independent research.
  • Serve as principal investigator, lead research projects, and perform tasks in that capacity including management of grant funding and efficient production of project, grant, or contract reports and deliverables.
  • Collaborate with survey scientists, University of Illinois faculty, and external colleagues to provide integrated interpretations and applications to existing and new research programs.
  • Prepare internal reports, reports to sponsoring agencies, and scientific reports for publication in Survey publications.
  • Publish the results of original research in high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific journals and other outlets that have a rigorous review process.
  • Interact extensively with land managers, stakeholders, and the public.
  • Provide authoritative and current information on the results of research projects for the public, other scientists, industry, and/or governmental agencies, and effectively communicate research results through writing and public speaking.
  • Supervise and lead staff to achieve success and foster a culture of innovation and high-level performance at both the individual and organizational levels. For direct reporting staff, this also includes task assignment, scheduling, ongoing performance monitoring and evaluation, career/position mentoring, and leave/travel approval.
  • Ensure the safety of staff and equipment.
  • Contribute in the areas of education, outreach, and/or other service to the Survey, PRI, the University of Illinois, and the state of Illinois.
  • Mentor graduate students within the University of Illinois and/or other regional universities.
  • Enhance the reputation of the Survey and PRI at the state and national level.
  • Actively participate in professional societies and associations.
  • Attend scientific conferences and sponsor-led work groups as a technical expert and present papers and results.
  • Keep abreast of developments in this discipline.
  • Perform other duties as needed in order to further the mission and goals of PRI.

Assistant Research Scientist qualifications

Required: Ph.D. in anthropology, archaeology, or closely related field with a geoarchaeological or biochemical specialization. Alternate degree fields will be considered/accepted depending on the nature and depth of the experience as it relates to this position. Experience in academic research environment. Experience administering and conducting field and laboratory research in the Americas. Supervisory and/or team leadership experience. Ability to establish a research program which includes both independent and collaborative research projects. Potential to effectively acquire and manage project funds and resources. Capacity to effectively manage research as a principal investigator and effectively supervise and mentor associated personnel. Early career track record for publishing in high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific journals. Effective communication, personal relations, organizational, and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a diverse and fast-paced work environment consisting of multiple and changing priorities with stringent deadlines, under minimal supervision. Attention to detail, sound judgment, and strong conflict resolution skills. Affinity for cooperative or interdisciplinary research with scientists at the Survey, professionals at other Surveys or other academic units, as well as governmental and other academic institutions. Proficiency in commonly-employed software and databases. Valid driver’s license.

Preferred:  Experience conducting archaeological research activities. Established field research site or program. Experience incorporating extant archaeological collections into current research. Research interests in the Mississippi valley. Experience in cultural resource management. Background as a North American archaeologist with geo-archaeological, sedimentological, hydrological, and/or bio-chemical research that complement that of ISAS staff and speaks to questions of climate change, food production, ecology, society, and the Anthropocene. Record of active participation in professional societies and associations.

Associate Research Scientist qualifications

Required:  Ph.D. in anthropology, archaeology, or closely related field with a geoarchaeological or biochemical specialization. Alternate degree fields will be considered/accepted depending on the nature and depth of the experience as it relates to this position.  At least five years’ experience in specialized area of research. Experience in academic research environment. Experience administering and conducting field and laboratory research in the Americas. Supervisory and/or team leadership experience.  Background as an Americanist archaeologist with geo-archaeological, sedimentological, hydrological, and/or bio-chemical research that complement that of ISAS staff and speaks to questions of climate change, food production, ecology, society, and the Anthropocene. Ability to establish a research program which includes both independent and collaborative research projects. Capacity to effectively manage research as a principal investigator and effectively supervise and mentor associated personnel. Has a sustained progression of professional development that includes publishing research findings in high-quality peer-reviewed scientific journals, external funding, mentorship, leadership and service. Record of active participation in professional societies and associations. Effective communication, personal relations, organizational, and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a diverse and fast-paced work environment consisting of multiple and changing priorities with stringent deadlines, under minimal supervision. Attention to detail, sound judgment, and strong conflict resolution skills. Affinity for cooperative or interdisciplinary research with scientists at the Survey, professionals at other Surveys or other academic units, as well as governmental and other academic institutions. Proficiency in commonly-employed software and databases. Valid driver’s license

Preferred:  Background as a North American archaeologist.

This is a regular full-time academic professional appointment, renewable annually based upon satisfactory progress in the position and continued funding. The starting date is negotiable and salary is commensurate with experience.

Job announcement: Visiting Senior Scientific Specialist, Technical — Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Technical Assistance Program (TAP)

Visiting Senior Scientific Specialist, TAPThe Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) is part of the Prairie Research Institute (PRI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, which is centrally located between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis. ISTC integrates applied research, technical assistance, and information services to advance efforts in the areas of pollution prevention; water and energy conservation; and materials recycling and beneficial reuse. Learn more at go.illinois.edu/PRIjobs.

ISTC is seeking to fill one or more Visiting Senior Scientific Specialist, Technical positions to collaborate with businesses, manufacturing and industrial entities, as well as municipal agencies, colleges and universities throughout Illinois to provide technical assistance in identifying opportunities and implementing solutions to improve efficiency associated with materials, processes, water and wastewater, and energy utilization.  The positions may be located in Champaign or Oak Brook, Illinois.

The Technical Assistance Program (TAP) makes companies and communities more competitive and resilient with sustainable business practices, technologies, and solutions.  TAP works at the intersection of industry, science and government to help clients achieve profitable, sustainable results.

This is a full time, academic professional grant supported 12-month position subject to the continued availability of funding and programmatic need. Position may become a non-visiting position at a later date depending on funding and programmatic need. The starting date is negotiable and salary is commensurate with experience and skills.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Client Engagement

  • Identify and secure clients to engage to provide technical assistance services to within the Illinois businesses, government, and not-for-profit complex, including ISTC’s current network of clients, consultants, vendors, local/state/federal agencies, and private environmental and/or sustainability organizations.

Direct Technical Assistance to Clients

  • Promote the implementation of sustainable practices, affecting their triple bottom-line (people, planet, profit); to include businesses, municipalities, and state and federal agencies
  • Conduct on-site pollution prevention assessments independently and in conjunction with representatives from ISTC and partner agencies. Identify material optimization, water conservation, energy optimizations and efficiency and waste minimization opportunities within client facilities.
  • Develop business cases for implementation of sustainable practices.
  • Collect, compile and report environmental outcomes and project outputs.
  • Contribute to project reports for funding sponsors.

Technology Implementation

  • Assist clients with facilitation and implementation of ISTC-recommended opportunities
  • Participate in pilot-scale projects for innovative processes in the area of industrial and municipal solid waste reuse, reduction, recycling, renewable energy and waste to energy methods.
  • Collect, process, and analyze data from these activities for the purposes of identifying suitable technologies for introduction to U of I organizations and Illinois companies.
  • Collaborate with U of I and industry to transfer the technology and knowledge to other clients and the research industry.
  • Present technical reports/papers/data to clients at professional events/conferences regarding ISTC services and/or research results.
  • Prepare and disseminate technical reports and publications to be published in professional journals, newsletters, peer-reviewed journals, etc.

Other

  • Keep abreast of development in this discipline.
  • Work jointly with a number of varied constituencies while observing standards of professional conduct.
  • Must be willing and able to travel intermittently.
  • Perform other duties as needed in order to further the mission and goals of PRI.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, economics, environmental or related discipline.  Alternate degree field will be accepted/considered based upon the nature and depth of the experience as it relates to this position.  Two years of applicable experience working in business or industrial environment.  Educational internships may be considered as professional experience.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and access to transportation.  Effective communication, personal relations, collaboration, organizational, teamwork, and leadership skills.  Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a diverse and fast-paced work environment consisting of multiple and changing priorities with stringent deadlines, under minimal supervision.  Attention to detail, sound judgment, and strong conflict resolution skills.  Proficiency in commonly-employed software and databases. Must possess strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with other scientists, researchers, staff and PRI clients.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in helping develop projects that lead to contracts, as well as understanding, identifying, and satisfying customer needs.

To Apply

Please complete your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu  and upload a cover letter, CV/resume, and the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) for three professional references by November 26, 2018.  Interviews may be conducted before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after the closing date.  All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered.  Incomplete applications will not be reviewed

For further information please contact Hannah Dorsey, Human Resources, Prairie Research Institute, at hdorsey@illinois.edu.

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