[ecoinfo] programmer/modeler position available

Mark Easter marke at nrel.colostate.edu
Tue Jul 16 10:32:36 PDT 2002

Please give this job description wide distribution to whoever you feel
may be interested:

***Research Associate III/Programmer/Data Analyst***

The Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State University would like 
to hire someone to coordinate, design, write and run modeling software to assist 
in efforts to analyze carbon cycling in soils. The incumbent will work with 
researchers, data analysts, programmers, and database managers that are part of 
a research team at the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory (NREL).

Primary duties will include working with a team of other programmers and data 
managers to write and run modeling software that interfaces land use and soils 
datasets with soil carbon models, and analyze and interpret data produced by 
model runs.

The position requires a B.A., B.Sc. or M.A., M.Sc. (preferred) in agronomy, 
ecology, environmental sciences, natural resources, or soil sciences. 
Alternatively, a B.A. or B.Sc. in computer science with 2 yrs experience in 
natural sciences or natural resources is acceptable.

Two or more years experience programming in C, C++, Fortran, PERL, and/or Visual 
Basic required. Previous experience working with large databases preferred. 
Experience with Microsoft Access, MySQL, Oracle, or other database server 
software highly desirable. Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team 
is necessary. Position is for 12 months, with likely extension contingent on 
performance and availability of funding.

Salary: $35,000-42,000 plus benefits for 12 months, dependent upon experience.

Submit letter of application, complete resume, and contact information
for three references to Natalie Lucero, Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, 
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1499. Applications must be 
postmarked by August 2nd, 2002.

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color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, 
veteran status or disability. The University complies with the Civil Rights Act 
of 1964, related Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, Title IX of the Education 
Amendments Act of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 
Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veteran's readjustment Act of 1974, the Age 
Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended, Americans with 
Disabilities Act of 1990, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, and all civil rights 
laws of the State of Colorado. Accordingly, equal opportunity of employment and 
admission shall be extended to all persons and the University shall promote 
equal opportunity and treatment through a positive and continuing affirmative
action program. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student 
Services. In order to assist Colorado State University in meeting its 
affirmative action responsibilities, ethnic minorities, women and other 
protected class members are encouraged to apply and to so identify themselves.

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