Job Detail

Organization: University of Guam
Title: Graduate Research Assistant
Location: Guam, USA

Posted: 2021-08-05
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Research Assistant will assist the faculty’s research projects focusing on geospatial and statistical analysis of the occurrence, magnitude, distribution, associations, and trends of salinity in Guam’s drinking water production wills. Duties including collecting and processing salinity data available from Guam Waterworks Authority (GWA) and other sources, and linking such information to a point-feature class (e.g., well locations so that it can be applied in GIS-based processing, visualization, analysis and modeling. The work will focus on visualization, analysis and modeling of patterns and trends salinity levels. Products will include maps, charts and analyses about salinity for individual wells and groups of wells in NGLA. Successful applicant will receive salary and tuition and fees will be covered for coursework and thesis credits leading toward a Master of Science degree in Environmental Science.

• Bachelor’s degree in a field of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics from a U.S. accredited institution or foreign equivalent, and up to three (3) years of relevant work experience.
• Must be enrolled in the Master of Science in Environmental Science graduate program at the University of Gaum as soon as possible upon employment.
• Background and/or willing to be trained in Geographical Information System (GIS)/remote sensing.
• Skills in computer programming in Python, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) or other programming languages preferred.

If interested, contact Dr. Wen at [email protected] for details.

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