Plant Ecology Researcher (Seasonal)

Phinizy Center for Water Sciences
Augusta, Georgia
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
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The Plant Ecology Researcher serves as the point person for Phinizy Center’s Spider Shoals Lily research project. Spider Shoals Lily (Hymenocallis coronaria) is a bedrock shoals endemic macrophyte. The Researcher will quantify lily habitat in the Savannah River, implement science-backed restoration, work alongside community volunteers, and present on research results as part of grant-funded research. Part-time (20 - 30 hrs/wk) in the Summer (May-July) 2023, with the opportunity to continue the position with variable part-time hours for an additional year. To apply, send Cover Letter, Resume, and Reference Contact Info to: Dr. Callie Oldfield, Phinizy Center Research Director
-Associate or Bachelor’s degree in related field OR currently working on degree -Proficiency swimming, wading, and operating a kayak through shoals and rapids is essential. -Safely operates vehicles including a truck, truck with trailer, and boat when needed. -Work under physically demanding conditions in inclement weather and difficult terrain -Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs, and climbing ladders -An appreciation for and understanding of natural habitats and systems and comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions -Positive, flexible, team-oriented attitude, with the willingness and desire to work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team -Interest in grant-writing and science communication -Strong work ethic, professionalism, and integrity -Proficiency in OneDrive and MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Contact Person
Callie Oldfield
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