Earth and Environmental Science Post Bachelors Student

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Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos County, New Mexico, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
What You Will Do
Apply and expand your research skills and desire to learn by joining our world-class R&D NGEE Arctic team! The EES-14 Group in the Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has an immediate opening for a post Bachelor student position with an interest in learning more about earth systems sciences in the Arctic. You will work as part of the NGEE Arctic team performing a variety of tasks to support and contribute to research goals. The position requires flexibility and willingness to help out with some or all of the following: data and sample management, field campaign logistics and organization, GIS analysis and mapping, basic statistical analysis, and general research and field support. The term of the appointment is two (2) years.
This position is located in Los Alamos, NM.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
- A bachelor's degree
- Excel (or other) spreadsheet skills
- Strong organizational skills and flexibility to support a variety of research tasks
Education/Experience :A bachelor's degree in a STEM field within the last three years or soon to be completed, but not yet accepted and enrolled in a graduate program.
Desired Qualifications:
- Education or research experience in environmental/earth sciences, geology, chemistry, hydrology, or geospatial analysis
- Geospatial analysis and mapping skills using ArcGIS or QGIS, or equivalent program
- Experience in a programming language such as R, Python
- Interest and willingness to participate in field work in Alaska
Note to Applicants: The application package consists of a CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should explicitly address how you meet each of the minimum requirements and any of the desired skills, if applicable. No applicant is expected to have all of the desired skills. Anyone who meets the minimum requirements is encouraged to apply.
Please apply to the LANL job site ( Address your cover letter to Dr. Nathon Conroy. Applications will be reviewed as received. We expect to fill a postdoc position by June 2021. Additional questions may be directed to Nate ( Applications sent only to the email addresses and not to the site will not be considered.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
§ Dental and vision insurance
§ Free basic life and disability insurance
§ Paid maternity and parental leave
§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs
§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Additional Details
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No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
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Appointment Type
Contact Details
Contact Name Lopez, Alexine F C (Alexine)
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC84892
Organization Name EES-14/ Earth & Environmental Sciences - Earth System Observations
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary
Req ID: IRC84892
Category: Student - Post Bachelor