The successful applicant will be directly involved in all aspects of scientific research, to include: design of experiments; collecting, managing and analyzing hydrologic and other environmental data; and report writing. Some travel will be required. Staff and assistant research scientists may present results in project reports, conference proceedings, and/or peer-reviewed journal publications.
The Division of Hydrologic Sciences conducts a wide variety of hydrologic and environmental research that often involves complex, high-quality data collection. This research can range from the routine to cutting-edge and involve work in every type of hydrologic environment. Along with superior technical skills, DRI is seeking an individual who brings innovation and a sense of scientific inquiry to their work. The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues in related scientific/environmental disciplines to solve problems and improve our understanding of hydrologic environments and processes. As DRI is a soft-money research institute, ultimately the successful candidate will be expected to develop research funding opportunities through interactions with colleagues.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS •U.S.A. citizenship is required and the ability to obtain a security clearance is mandatory. •Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in hydrology, civil engineering, or related field if the latter had an emphasis on, or direct application to, activities described above. •The equivalent of two years full-time professional experience relevant to the activities described above. •Experience with hydrologic and hydraulic analyses. •Experience with standard hydrologic/hydraulic modeling software. •Experience with hydrologic/hydraulic and environmental data compilation, quality assessment, and analysis; and report writing. •Demonstrated ability to maintain quality, safety, and control standards. •Strong oral and written communication skills. •Demonstration of vested interest in their work. •Team player with diverse interests and excellent interpersonal skills. •Nevada driver's license or ability to obtain one by hire date.
SALARY / BENEFITS DRI salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications. This position is eligible for DRI’s benefits package and relocation assistance.
Qualified individuals interested in this position must apply online at http://jobs.dri.edu/postings/284. To ensure full consideration, your application package should be received by October 10, 2017.
Further information on DRI and the Division of Hydrologic Sciences can be obtained at http://www.dri.edu and http://www.dri.edu/hydrologic-sciences or by calling the recruitment office at 702-862-5548.
DRI is an AA/EEO employer who gives consideration in employment without regard to race, color, religion, and sex. Individuals with disabilities or protected veteran status are encouraged to apply.