Senior Scientific Specialist or Assistant Research Scientist, Wetland Plant Ecology : Illinois

Agency
Illinois Natural History Survey/University of Illinois
Location
Champaign, Illinois
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$42,000 - $60,000. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Last Date to Apply
07/06/2022
Website
https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=167337&job=senior-scientific-specialist-or-assistant-research-scientist-wetland-plant-ecology-inhs-pri-167337
Description
INHS is seeking a Senior Scientific Specialist or Assistant Research Scientist in Wetland Plant Ecology (level is dependent on qualifications) (up to three hires, depending on applicant pool and programmatic need) to Administer research activities of the Survey by developing, planning, directing, and conducting basic and applied research with an emphasis on the coordination and participation in wetland determinations, assessments, and monitoring. Please visit website for further details about the job duties and qualifications for this position.
Qualifications
Senior Scientific Specialist, Wetland Plant Ecology Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in botany, biology, restoration ecology, natural resources, environmental science, or related field. Alternate degree fields will be considered depending on the nature and depth of the experience at it relates to this position. A minimum of 5 years of experience in field identification of Midwestern vascular flora with emphasis on wetland species. Ability to interpret wetland hydrology. Valid Driver’s License. Assistant Research Scientist, Wetland Plant Ecology Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in botany, biology, restoration ecology, natural resources, environmental science, or related field. Alternate degree fields will be considered depending on the nature and depth of the experience at it relates to this position. A minimum of 5 years of experience in field identification of Midwestern vascular flora with emphasis on wetland species. Ability to interpret wetland hydrology. Valid Driver’s License. To Apply: Applications must be received by July 6, 2022. Applicants may be interviewed prior to the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after this date. Please visit https://jobs.illinois.edu/ to complete an online profile and to upload 1) a cover letter that clearly articulates how your qualifications and experience make you a viable candidate for this position and should address the qualifications listed above, 2) a CV/resume, and 3) the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) for three professional references. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
Contact Person
HR
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