Provide assistance to research faculty and staff in conducting water quality studies. Duties include (i) reviewing and assembling water quality datasets, (ii) assisting in computations for data analysis, and (iii) preparing assigned sections of draft reports for use by research faculty in meeting project objectives.
•Bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering, a physical science, or a related field, or equivalent training and experience.
•Experience and demonstrated working knowledge of water chemistry, hydrology/open channel hydraulics, and aquatic ecology;
•Experience and demonstrated working knowledge of stormwater treatment systems;
•Windows OS computer proficiency, with a specific requirement for a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
•Working knowledge of parametric and non-parametric statistics;
•Demonstrated skill in assembling scientific datasets and drafting reports
•Graduate coursework in environmental engineering, a physical science, or a related field;
•Working knowledge of statistical methods for analyzing censored datasets
•Working knowledge of MathCad
•Working knowledge of R, including scripting and plotting data
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How to Apply for this Job:
For a complete listing of position qualifications, and to apply, please visit www.jobs.vt.edu, and search for position 024658. Review of applications will begin on 02/22/2013.
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Occoquan Monitoring Lab
National Capital Region
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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