Volunteer Research & Engineering Associate: Water Research

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Save the Waterâ„¢

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the set-up, development, and growth of a new water quality laboratory.
  • Develop and refine analytical chemistry and microbiology experimental design, procedures, QA/QC methods, and data management approaches to assess water quality and contamination.
  • Provide in-person water sampling support in the Florida Everglades and surrounding area.
  • Document observations, analyse data, and interpret results.
  • Communicate findings and environmental recommendations via technical reports and presentation decks.
EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS:
  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant scientific or engineering discipline, such as environmental science, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, or civil engineering.
  • Graduate degree in a relevant field of scientific research is an asset.
  • Experience conducting wet lab chemistry, microbiology, and/or water research experiments.
  • Experience developing and growing a new laboratory is an asset.
  • Experience conducting fieldwork or working in a marine environment is an asset.
  • Strong research, critical thinking, analytical, technical communication, and learning skills.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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Mission Statement

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Description

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CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Environment
Education & Literacy, Environment

WHEN

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WHERE

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

(26.0899,-80.18193)
 

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