Research Duties and Responsibilities
♦ Coordination of laboratory and field research studies exploring the efficacy of a variety of physical and chemical tools to be used to control invasive dreissenid mussels.
♦ Explore non-target effects of invasive species control methods and tactics listed above.
Ø Adept at preparing biological and water samples for analysis, obtaining biological, botany, fisheries and wildlife data from laboratory, mesocosm and field studies, and examining field collections of biological materials.
Ø Works effectively with peers and senior scientists at a high level of efficiency, both independently and in a group setting.
Ø Able to work with multiple partner groups, stakeholders, and management entities in interdisciplinary projects and settings
Ø Proficient in maintaining accurate records of samples and data collected according to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Good Laboratory Practices.
Ø Expertise in supporting sophisticated laboratory and field research studies furthering the development of chemical and physical tools to control populations of aquatic invasive species.
Ø Background and training in operating and maintaining marine and terrestrial research vessels and automated wastewater chlorination systems. Extensive experience operating government vehicles requiring CDL to tow long and heavy trailers.
Ø Responsible for aquatic invasive species in bio-secure recirculating aquaculture facility.
Ø Skilled at tabulating, summarizing, graphing, analyzing, and reporting sample data.