Research Scientist and Project Manager

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Research Scientist and Project Manager

G360 Institute for Groundwater Research
College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS)

Temporary full-time from August 15, 2018 to August 31, 2019

Hiring #: 2018-0361 
Please read the Application Instructions before applying 
The G360 Institute for Groundwater Research is a field-focused institute at the focal point of global collaboration between over 20 institutions in 11 countries. Supporters of our research program contribute an average of 5 million dollars per year and include municipalities, multinational corporations and the groundwater services industry. G360 is a large, multi-disciplinary applied and fundamental research group with a fast-paced, highly varied, and richly rewarding team-oriented work environment.

G360 is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, and a motivated self-starter with solid research, and field experiences. Reporting to the Director of the G360 Institute for Groundwater Research, the Research Scientist and Project Manager will be responsible for managing all G360 research at a large multifaceted field research site. Specifically he/she will be responsible for: the development of comprehensive filed work plans and associated budgets; data acquisition and analysis; compilation of results, and preparation of reports and presentations for both scientific and regulatory audiences; the development of standard field methods/procedures; and training students and field technicians in the use of these standard field methods/procedures.
Requirements for the position include: a Master’s degree in Earth or Environmental Sciences or related disciplines and 5 years’ relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced knowledge and training in groundwater contaminant hydrogeology including field-based research design, data acquisition methods, groundwater modeling software, and management and analysis of large and multifaceted datasets; strong scientific writing and logic skills to produce high quality technical reports for government regulators, consultants, site managers, other researchers, etc. The successful candidate will have strong leadership and administration skills involving large teams. 
Classification P05*
*Tentative evaluation
At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.
Posting Date: 2018 07 30
Closing Date: 2018 08 27