This position will provide an opportunity to work with a highly productive interdisciplinary team of scientists on establishing a National Wind Erosion Network to support the development of new management tools. Specific responsibilities of the position include (1) installation, maintenance and trouble-shooting of the National Wind Erosion Network including meteorological equipment and sediment samplers, (2) collection of vegetation and soil field-based measurements, (3) laboratory work including soil physical and chemical analyses, (4) data collection, data entry and manipulation, and (5) training and technical support for Network sites across the United States. The position will include extensive travel (as much as 80% the first year), manual labour and long hours in the field. Trips may last up to three weeks and may involve camping and work over weekends. When not undertaking duties related to the Network, the position will provide technical and field support to related ongoing projects.

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