Research Associate - JRSO Clearance and Permitting Specialist

Texas A&M University - International Ocean Discovery Program
College Station, Texas
Communserate with experience
Aug 04, 2017
Sep 03, 2017
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Texas A&M University

International Ocean Discovery Program

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE – JRSO Clearance and Permitting Specialist

The JOIDES Resolution Science Operator (JRSO) at Texas A&M University invites applications for a Research Associate (Clearance and Permitting Specialist) in the Science Operations Department. The position will be responsible for obtaining research clearance for R/V JOIDES Resolution International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) expeditions, environmental studies or permitting, and ensuring clearance for seafloor cables and other seafloor hazards.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills, and must be detailed oriented, well organized, and work independently. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated ability to work professionally, harmoniously, and cooperatively with others.

A Bachelor’s degree in Earth Sciences or related field (e.g., Geology, Geophysics, Oceanography, Geography), plus two years of relevant experience is required. A Master’s degree is preferred, which is equivalent to two years of experience.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the applicant. This is a full-time, benefit eligible position, contingent upon continuing availability of funds for IODP. We will begin reviewing applications on 28 August 2017, but will continue to accept applications until candidates are selected for interviews. Applicants may access the TAMU application at  with reference to Posting Number O00148FY17, attach a resume or curriculum vita, cover letter and names and addresses of three references.

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