Research Associate opening in the Department of Geosciences at Virginia Tech
The Virginia Tech Department of Geosciences is seeking a state-funded Research Associate to support geophysical and hydrological field operations. The candidate will provide installation, maintenance, operation, and technical support of equipment and software relevant to field operations. Day to day duties will be performed at the Department of Geosciences, with occasional deployments (up to several weeks) to remote global and regional locations. Required qualifications include a Masters degree and 2+ years of experience in the operation and maintenance of data acquisition systems for geoscience – for example, GNSS (GPS) equipment, seismological equipment, environmental sensors, and hydrological instrumentation. Other required and preferred qualifications are listed on the Virginia Tech job site. Applicant documents must include a list of 4 professional references and a statement on diversity and inclusion. Qualified applicants must electronically submit online application, cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, a statement on diversity and inclusion and list of 4 professional references to jobs.vt.edu. Apply to posting #SR0190027. Applicant screening will continue until the position is filled. Virginia Tech is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. Virginia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.