2 Position announcements

Bob Nowak nowak at scs.unr.edu
Tue Nov 7 10:43:51 EST 1995


Thanks,
Bob Nowak and Stan Smith


                        POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

TITLE:  Research Engineer

QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with
a Masters degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or related field,
or an equivalent combination of education and experience with appropriate
professional certification.  Experience in the design, fabrication,
maintenance, calibration, repair, and modification of specialized
electrical, mechanical, and computerized equipment is essential. 
Experience with the specification and purchasing of supplies, tools, and
equipment; experience with technical manuals, tools, and equipment; the
ability to program computers; and supervisory experience are also
desirable.  Preference given to individuals with demonstrated experience
in: computerized data acquisition; cryogenic systems;  measurement and
control of air, CO2, and other gases; meteorological sensors and
equipment; and experience in a research laboratory or academic setting. 
Coursework or experience in biology/ecology is highly desirable.  The
candidate must be a U.S. citizen in order to obtain a non-restricted
security clearance to work within the Nevada Test Site (NTS). 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  The Research Engineer will have primary
responsibility for the fabrication, maintenance, calibration, repair, and
modification of the NTS Desert FACE Facility (NDFF).  NDFF is an
experiment in the Mojave Desert that utilizes Free Air CO2 Enrichment
(FACE) technology to simulate the global atmospheric environment of the
21st century.  The Research Engineer will also be responsible for
collecting, analyzing, and reporting on the performance of the FACE
facility and will assist with other data collection.  Additional duties
will be to design, fabricate, calibrate, repair, maintain, and modify
supporting equipment and facilities as needed.  The successful candidate
must be on-call for emergency repairs during non-scheduled time periods.

WORK LOCATION and SALARY:  The Research Engineer will be primarily
responsible for overseeing the operation of the NDFF on site four days per
week.  The engineer will also be available for travel to other
laboratories as the needs arise.  Salary commensurate with qualifications
and experience. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Consideration of applications will begin on
November 15, 1995 and continue until the position is filled. 

STARTING DATE: December 1, 1995 or as soon as possible thereafter.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and
the names, address, and telephone numbers of 3 references to: 
        Dr. Stanley D. Smith            Phone: 702-895-3197
        Dept. of Biological Sciences    FAX: 702-895-3956
        University of Nevada, Las Vegas E-mail: ssmith at ccmail.nevada.edu
        Las Vegas, NV 89154-4004

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer.  UNLV employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to
work in the U.S. 



                        POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

TITLE:  Research Ecologist

QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with
a Masters degree in Ecology, Natural Resources, or related field, or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience in the
design, collection, analysis, and reporting of process-based ecological
field studies; experience with the installation, maintenance, and repair
of field and laboratory equipment are essential.  Experience with the
design of controlled environment studies; a demonstrated ability to use
scientific equipment to test, sample, and gather data; the ability to
read, record, and interpret research data; and a working knowledge of
plant ecological research are all highly desirable.  Preference will be
given to individuals with demonstrated experience in computerized data
acquisition; an ability to maintain, calibrate, and repair specialized
electrical, mechanical, and computerized equipment; and experience in a
research laboratory or academic setting.  The candidate must be a U.S. 
citizen in order to obtain non-restricted security clearance to work
within the Nevada Test Site (NTS). 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  The Research Ecologist will have primary
responsibility for the design, collection, analysis, and reporting of
baseline ecological and environmental data for the NTS Desert FACE
Facility (NDFF).  NDFF is an experiment in the Mojave Desert that utilizes
Free Air CO2 Enrichment (FACE) technology to simulate the global
atmospheric environment of the 21st century.  The Research Ecologist will
also assist with the fabrication, maintenance, operation, and repair of
the FACE facility and will assist with other data collection as needed. 
Additional duties include the design, collection, analysis, and reporting
of supporting experiments and studies at the FACE site.  The successful
candidate must be capable of extended field work under adverse desert
conditions. 

WORK LOCATION and SALARY:  The Research Ecologist will primarily work at
the NDFF 3-4 days per week, helping oversee its operation and collecting
baseline information.  The ecologist will also need to be available for
regular trips to Reno to interact with other NDFF investigators at UNR and
DRI.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Consideration of applications will begin on
November 15, 1995 and continue until the position is filled. 

STARTING DATE: December 1, 1995 or as soon as possible thereafter. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and
the names, address, and telephone numbers of 3 references to: 
        Dr. Robert S. Nowak             Phone: 702-784-1656
        Dept. ERS / 199                 FAX: 702-784-1142
        University of Nevada, Reno      E-mail: nowak at scs.unr.edu
        Reno, NV 89557

The University of Nevada, Reno is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer.  UNr employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in
the U.S. 








 








 







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