The Research Foundation for The State University of New York Service Available Job Openings Listing of all available openings at The Research Foundation for The State University of New York http://www.rfhiring.com/ en-US Thu, 1 Dec 2022 10:48:17 CST 2022 - Training & Development Specialist (Systems) - NYC - ICHP/LEADS - Sponsored Program of The Research Foundation for The State University of New York http://www.rfhiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=213 Title: Training & Development Specialist (Systems) FTE: Full Time Location: NYC (In person and remote) Proposed Salary: $54,000 - $56,000; salary commensurate with education and experience Job Summary: The Institute for Community Health Promotion/Learning, Engagement, and Development Services (ICHP/LEADS) at SUNY Buffalo State is seeking to hire a Training and Development Specialist who will work on its NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) Bureau of Training and Staff Development (TSD) contract to conduct system testing, deliver training and provide technical assistance as assigned, submit interim and final reports as required, and may conduct needs assessments and/or collaborate on curriculum development. NOTE: All staff on this project are currently splitting time between working remotely from home and working in the office due to the ongoing COVID pandemic. This is subject to change as needed to help ensure staff safety in the physical office space. Responsibilities: Testing and related activities, including: Conducting quality assurance testing on the Welfare Management System (WMS) Assisting in identifying errors in case processing and development of responsive training to ensure corrective action of the identified training need Performing general systems testing to gather information for use in the development of training materials or updating of existing training materials and/or curriculum as necessary Documentation and reporting activities, including: Preparing written training documentation for various systems and associated reports, including system specifications, test plans, and written procedures as necessary Developing automated reports from the WMS database used to identify policy- related deficiencies in the operational environment Developing case examples and initiating support procedures to maintain the training database Creating and running reports using IBM Cognos Analytics (reporting) Training and related activities, including: Participation in the training development, delivery, feedback, and modification process by assisting in the implementation of systems enhancements, including browser-based systems Providing one-on-one training, overview, and classroom instruction to the Department of Social Services district and Human Resource Administration (HRA) staff at various field locations Providing and/or developing in-house WMS training pertaining to new software releases Training/technical assistance activities, including: Assisting State staff with monitoring of policy applications TANF/SNAP, providing supportive training and technical assistance as needed Providing individual-level training and/or technical assistance in support of case processing, policy applications, and implementation needs Providing technical assistance to the Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) staff for implementation changes to WMS, testing and debugging software changes Providing technical support to HRA on WMS software issues Timely submission of required documentation (e.g., quarterly reports, timesheets, performance appraisals, specified reports as directed, etc.) Other duties as assigned Qualifications for the position: Required Education: Bachelor's degree in related field and at least one year of experience in the testing, training, or operation of a human services-related computer system, with a preferred emphasis on systems such as the Welfare Management System (WMS) OR ● Bachelor's degree in related field and at least two years of relevant experience providing technology training or related activities working within a large database environment Required Skill Set: Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills Excellent communication skills Proficiency in MS Access, MS Excel and MS Outlook Proficiency in IBM Cognos Analytics (Reporting) Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with social services programs such as TANF and SNAP Experience using standard computer applications, including MS Office 365 Experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro, including FrameMaker Experience using Zoom and Microsoft Teams Physical requirements*: Ability to: Independently carry A/V equipment and materials Arrange classroom furniture for training room set-up Travel Requirements*: Travel throughout NYC may be required (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island). *Physical and travel requirements are in effect ONLY when you are working in the physical office space. This opportunity includes an excellent benefit package and is grant-supported by the SUNY Buffalo State Sponsored Programs Office/Research Foundation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Submission of cover letter and resume required (only one document upload allowed). The Research Foundation (RF) is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the RF are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system and do not receive state fringe benefits. The RF operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding. Tue, 5 Oct 2021 14:34:18 CST NYC, NY 213 2022 - Training & Development Specialist - NYC - ICHP/LEADS - Sponsored Program of The Research Foundation for The State University of New York http://www.rfhiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=220 Title: Training & Development Specialist Location: NYC Job Summary: The Institute for Community Health Promotion/Learning, Engagement, and Development Services (ICHP/LEADS) at SUNY Buffalo State is seeking to hire a Training and Development Specialist who will work on its NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) Bureau of Training and Staff Development (TSD) contract to deliver training and provide technical assistance as assigned, submit interim and final reports as required, and may conduct needs assessments and/or collaborate on curriculum development. NOTE: All staff on this project are currently splitting time between working remotely (two days per week) and in the office due to the ongoing COVID pandemic. This is subject to change as needed to help ensure staff safety in the physical office space. Responsibilities: Training and related activities, including: Participation in the training development, delivery, feedback, and modification process by assisting in the implementation of systems enhancements, including browser-based systems Providing one-on-one training, overview, and classroom instruction to the Department of Social Services district and Human Resource Administration (HRA) staff at various field locations Testing and related activities, including: Assisting in identifying errors in case processing and development of responsive training to ensure corrective action of the identified training need Performing general systems testing to gather information for use in the development of training materials or updating of existing training materials and/or curriculum as necessary Conducting quality assurance testing on the Welfare Management System Training/technical assistance activities, including: Assisting State staff with monitoring of policy applications TANF/SNAP, providing supportive training and technical assistance as needed Providing individual-level training and/or technical assistance in support of case processing, policy applications, implementation needs, Paperless Office Systems (POS), and HRA One Viewer Providing technical assistance to the Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) staff for implementation changes to WMS, testing and debugging software changes Providing technical support to HRA on WMS software issue Documentation and reporting activities, including: Preparing written training documentation and associated reports as necessary Timely submission of required documentation (e.g., quarterly reports, timesheets, performance appraisals, specified reports as directed, etc.) Other duties as assigned Qualifications for the position: Required Education Bachelor's degree in related field and at least one year of experience in the implementation, training, planning, or operation of a human services-related program, with a preferred emphasis on social services programs such as TANF/SNAP OR Bachelor's degree in related field and at least two years of experience providing human services training or related activities. Required Skill Set: Excellent communication skills Excellent writing skills Proficiency in MS Word and MS Outlook Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team environment Preferred Qualifications: Experience using standard computer applications, including MS Excel Experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro Experience with MS Office 365 Experience using Zoom and MS Teams Physical requirements*: Ability to: Carry A/V equipment and materials independently Arrange classroom furniture for training room set-up Travel Requirements*: Minimal travel throughout NYC is required (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island) *Physical and travel requirements are in effect ONLY when you are working in the physical office space. This opportunity includes an excellent benefit package and is grant-supported by the SUNY Buffalo State Sponsored Programs Office/Research Foundation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled: Only one document upload allowed in the system. The Research Foundation (RF) is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the RF are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system and do not receive state fringe benefits. The RF operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding. Wed, 30 Mar 2022 10:23:55 CST NYC, NY 220 2022 - Senior Training/Development Specialist/Curriculum Developer - Albany - ICHP/LEADS - Sponsored Program of The Research Foundation for The State University of New York http://www.rfhiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=221 Title: Senior Training and Development Specialist/Curriculum Developer Location: Albany, New York FTE: Full Time Summary of position: The Institute for Community Health Promotion (ICHP) Learning, Engagement, and Development Services (ICHP/LEADS) at SUNY Buffalo State is seeking to hire a Senior Training and Development Specialist/Curriculum Developer to deliver statewide computer training and technical assistance on NYS-proprietary and non-proprietary applications to State and local district Social Services agency staff; design and develop curriculum, including PowerPoint presentations, quick-reference guides, distance learning modules, and computer-based trainings; and perform other duties as assigned. Responsibilities: Training and related activities: Deliver high-quality instructor-led classroom sessions, one-on-one sessions, and virtual WebEx Classroom training to NYS Department of Social Services (DSS) and NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) staff at various field locations, using mobile lab equipment for classroom sessions. Provide project orientation, training, and guidance to new staff. Ensure that training all materials and presentations adhere to NYS Branding Standards. Curriculum development and related activities: Conduct learning needs assessments to inform the process of developing up-to-date curriculum. Collaborate with colleagues, subject matter experts, and NYS staff to ensure that training outcomes exceed the sponsor's (OTDA's) expectations. Write learning objectives, produce training outlines, and write story board content. Translate technical information on NYS proprietary systems for end users through the development of dynamic and engaging training, including PowerPoint presentations, case scenarios, leader's guides, Quick Reference Guides, and e-learning modules for adult learners. Proofread and edit curriculum content. Monitor policy changes and revise curriculum accordingly. Miscellaneous activities: Provide technical assistance to DSS districts and OTDA. Compile and submit required documentation (e.g., attendance records, training reports, administrative documentation, etc.) in a timely manner. Perform other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in education, information systems, or a related field At least two years of experience in the development, implementation, and training delivery in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to produce logical, comprehensive, and appealing, user-friendly learning tools. Working knowledge of adult learning principles and training methods Experience engaging and managing a classroom of adult learners with differing needs and abilities Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse groups, handle multiple priorities and work under pressure Preferred Qualifications: Experience using Articulate Storyline, SnagIt, and Camtasia software Knowledge of human services-related assistance programs (e.g., SNAP, TA, HEAP, etc.) Exceptional verbal and written communication skills Proficiency using Windows and Microsoft Office applications Physical requirements: Ability to: Lift, move, and transport mobile computer lab Lift and carry up to 40 lbs. Travel Requirements: Upon reinstatement of classroom training, frequent travel throughout NYS may be required to provide training and offer technical assistance. This opportunity includes an excellent benefit package and is grant-supported by the SUNY Buffalo State Sponsored Programs Office/Research Foundation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled: Only one document upload allowed in the system. The Research Foundation (RF) is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the RF are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system and do not receive state fringe benefits. The RF operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding. Tue, 24 May 2022 11:17:56 CST Albany, NY 221 2022 - WNY PRISM Aquatic Invasive Species Program Manager - Buffalo -- A Sponsored Program of The Research Foundation for The State University of New York http://www.rfhiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=225 Job: Aquatic Invasive Species Program Manager FTE: Full Time Location: Buffalo, New York About WNY PRISM The Western New York Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (WNY PRISM) is one of eight regional partnerships within New York State created to address the threat of invasive species and prevent or minimize the harm they cause to the environment, economy, and human health. Our goal is to improve, restore, and protect local aquatic and terrestrial resources by improving the effectiveness of invasive species management efforts and increasing awareness of invasive species issues throughout the 8-county region. WNY PRISM runs many programs that support our core functions: Partner/Network Coordination, Information Management, Education and Outreach, Prevention, Early Detection and Rapid Response, Management and Habitat Restoration. WNY PRISM is currently seeking an Aquatic Invasive Species Program Manager to coordinate a regional Watercraft Inspection Boat Stewardship Program and additional aquatic invasive species programming. For more information about WNY PRISM and our programming, please visit www.wnyprism.org. Funding for WNY PRISM is provided by the Environmental Protection Fund through a contract with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. WNY PRISM is a sponsored program of the Research Foundation for Buffalo State and is hosted by the Great Lakes Center. Position Description The Aquatic Invasive Species Program Manager (Program Manager) will coordinate WNY PRISM's Watercraft Inspection Stewardship Program and lead efforts involving aquatic invasive species management and education throughout the eight county WNY PRISM region. The Watercraft Inspection Stewardship Program (WISP) includes 18 public boat launches staffed from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The Program Manager will be responsible for all aspects of WISP including partner communications, obtaining necessary permissions, hiring, training and supervision of Boat Stewards, data management, reporting and communication of program accomplishments, and maintaining program equipment and outreach materials. Coordination of WISP will be the primary focus of the Program Manager however additional program responsibilities will include facilitation of the WNY Water Chestnut Working Group, AIS survey and removal efforts, coordination of an annual AIS workshop, collaboration with partners on regional Hydrilla efforts, and coordination of education and outreach events. The Aquatic Invasive Species Program Manager will report directly to the WNY PRISM Coordinator. Primary Responsibilities Coordinate WNY PRISM's Watercraft Inspection Stewardship Program. Identify boat launch sites and obtain all necessary permissions to host boat stewards. Ensure effective and appropriate regional boat launch coverage; maintain communication with partners. Recruit, retain and supervise qualified watercraft stewards (18-20). Hold 2-day training for boat stewards and provide continued learning opportunities. Provide quality assurance for all data collected and conduct Boat Steward field assessments. Provide regional support for use of Survey123 and WISPA (Watercraft Inspection Stewardship Program Application), and represent WNY PRISM as part of Advisory Group. Purchase, manage and maintain supplies and equipment necessary to run the program. Ensure availability of appropriate outreach materials. Produce monthly program reports and annual program report. Present on program and accomplishments at meetings and conferences. Conduct adaptive management assessment on program and implement improvements. Lead additional WNY PRISM AIS program development to meet prioritized regional needs. Facilitate WNY Water Chestnut Working Group and represent WNY PRISM as part of additional partner led working groups (Hydrilla, iMapInvasives). Coordinate aquatic invasive species survey and removal efforts with a focus on Tier 2 (early detection) species. Represent WNY PRISM at organizational planning meetings, conferences and outreach events. Provide annual Aquatic Invasive Species Training Program/Workshop for WNY PRISM region. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of AIS issues and management information. Identify and assist with development of AIS education and outreach materials. Work and communicate with WNY PRISM Program Managers on shared projects. Maintain regular communication with WNY PRISM Coordinator including bi-weekly meetings. Provide monthly program updates/reports to WNY PRISM Coordinator. Maintain detailed and organized records. Additional Responsibilities Assist with WNY PRISM education and outreach efforts including contributing content to the Spring and Fall e-Newsletters, website, and social media, and assisting with community events and trainings. Assist WNY PRISM Invasive Species Management Crew and partners with invasive species removal efforts. Maintain effective communication with additional WNY PRISM Staff on projects and use of shared resources. Assist with WNY PRISM administrative duties and general office operations. Assist with WNY PRISM grant and contract reporting requirements. Qualifications Undergraduate Degree required, Master's Degree preferred (Ecology, Biology, Natural Resources or similar). A minimum 3-years related professional experience required. Experience with Watercraft Inspection Stewardship Programs. Demonstrated experience hiring, training and supervising staff. Excellent time management and organizational skills. Strong knowledge of invasive species, invasive species ecology and management, specifically aquatic invasive species (all taxa). Demonstrated success with program development and coordination. Experience working with electronic data collection tools and programs, such as WISPA. Experience working with large amounts of data and data analysis. Demonstrated strong writing and communication skills. Ability to present scientific information to a wide variety of audiences. Ability to work well both independently and in a collaborative setting. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). Professional experience with ArcGIS technology and programs. Physical Requirements Ability to work outdoors, in potentially inclement weather, and to regularly lift 30-50 lbs. Ability to work at a desk for a standard, 8-hour workday. Travel Requirements WNY PRISM staff share access to a work vehicle/truck (F250), however use of personal vehicle will be required as the truck is primarily used for field operations. Employee will be reimbursed for work related travel when using personal vehicle, at the federally approved rate, currently $0.625 per mile. Job Details This is a full-time, permanent position (40 hours/week) with current funding expected to continue through December 31, 2023. The position has a starting salary of $44,000.00/year and has a target start date of Monday, November 28, 2022. Weekend hours will be required, mostly during the field season. Some evening and overnight travel will be required. Employees of the Research Foundation are eligible for health coverage, including vision and dental, paid time off, and retirement contributions. Position is based out of the WNY PRISM Office on the SUNY Buffalo State Campus in Buffalo, NY. To Apply Deadline to apply is Friday, November 4, 2022. Please follow all application directions, failure to do so may disqualify you from the position. Please provide cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references (name and contact information) as a single attachment. Questions about this position may be directed to Andrea Locke, WNY PRISM Coordinator (lockeas@buffalostate.edu). No phone calls, please. This opportunity is grant-supported by the SUNY Buffalo State Sponsored Programs Office/Research Foundation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Research Foundation (RF) is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the RF are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system and do not receive state fringe benefits. The RF operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding. Wed, 5 Oct 2022 07:55:45 CST Buffalo, NY 225 2022 - Upward Bound Counselor - Buffalo, NY - A Sponsored Program of The Research Foundation for The State University of New York http://www.rfhiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=226 Title: Counselor for the Upward Bound Program FTE: Full Time Location: Buffalo, New York Annual Starting Salary: $42,500 The Upward Bound Counselors primary responsibility involves planning, developing, implementing and evaluating program activities, counseling, tutoring and advising focused on students' successful graduation from high school and career readiness. The Upward Bound Counselor will work with students, program alumni, teachers, counselors, the school district, community stakeholders and parents, and will provide college advising and educational opportunities such as field trips and campus visits to students and parents in their partner school. In addition, the coordinator will conduct summer enrichment activities in accordance with TRIO regulations. Additionally, you will be responsible to keep records of the numbers and demographics of students, teachers, and parents served in all of these efforts. For more information on Upward Bound click here: Upward Bound | SUNY Buffalo State College Responsibilities: Assist the project director in the design and implementation of program goals and objectives. Assist the project director with the program evaluation process. Disseminate information concerning the Upward Bound program goals and activities to target schools, appropriate agencies, and program applicants and their parents. Maintain communications with the target school liaisons. Plan and implement group conferences and individual meetings with participants to clarify interests and goals; administer and interpret career assessments; provide effective career guidance. Prepare monthly reports on all aspects of the program. Assist in the production and distribution of the per semester newsletter and website. Design and conduct workshops in career awareness, financial aid, college admissions, and self-esteem. Consult the school guidance counselors/liaisons and service agency caseworker to coordinate counseling activities for participants as needed. Assist participants with the completion of college admissions, SAT/ACT, and financial aid forms. Coordinate follow-up, referral, and/or program exit for participants who enter college. Maintain all program documents, forms, reports, correspondence, and other appropriate materials and data. Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree required/ Master's preferred in related area and/or equivalent experience 3 + years of experience working with educational equity programs serving a diverse student population Strong knowledge of up-to-date information on K-12 and higher education policies and issues. Ability to assess their impact on program strategies Significant experience advising and supporting educationally disadvantaged students regarding postsecondary opportunities and careers Strong knowledge of high school graduation and college entrance requirements Demonstrated cultural awareness with respect to race, ethnicity, and socio-economic status Strong communications (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills Demonstrated organizational and program coordination skills, including the ability to set priorities and work on several projects simultaneously Knowledge of K-12 and higher education institutions, admissions and financial aid requirements, and the ability to interpret policies and procedures to youth, parents, and school representatives Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with school district administrators, school counselors, principals, teachers, and community contacts Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of youth and adolescent development theory, including issues facing low-income, first/ generation urban youth Travel Requirements Transportation to Target Schools Required to travel with students on field trip and activities Deadline to apply is Friday, November 18, 2022. Please provide cover letter and resume as a single attachment. This opportunity includes an excellent benefit package grant-supported by the SUNY Buffalo State Sponsored Programs Office/Research Foundation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Research Foundation (RF) is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the RF are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system and do not receive state fringe benefits. The RF operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding. Mon, 24 Oct 2022 20:55:16 CST Buffalo, NY 226 2022 - Business Advisor - Buffalo, NY - A Sponsored Program of The Research Foundation for The State University of New York http://www.rfhiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=227 Title: Business Advisor FTE: Full Time Location: Buffalo, New York Small Business Development Center is looking for a Business Advisor. Check out their website to see what they are all about: Small Business Development Center | SUNY Buffalo State College Summary of position: Provide one to one confidential business counseling to individuals who are starting or expanding a small business. This includes assistance with startup procedures, setting objectives, market analysis, communications, basic human resources, and financial analysis. Job Functions/Responsibilities: Provide counseling to business owners. Must counsel at least 12 new businesses per month. Must maintain a case load of existing clients. Assist clients with wide range of services. Required Qualifications: Very strong communication skills - verbally and in writing. Knowledge of small business development. Ability to handle many clients at the same time. Strong organizational skills. Very strong soft skills including empathy and customer service. Ability to work effectively with a professional team. Must possess knowledge of Microsoft office. Passion for entrepreneurship. Preferred Experience: 2-3 years of experience working with small business owners and/or experience owning a small business. Educational Requirements: Bachelor's degree. Preference for persons with a degree in business, economics, computer information, or hospitality. Job Related Physical Requirements: Energy to see clients all day. This work is in person, (cases are often discussed with team members.) Travel Requirements: Very little travel Deadline to apply is November 30, 2022. Please provide cover letter and resume as a single attachment. This opportunity includes an excellent benefit package is grant-supported by the SUNY Buffalo State Sponsored Programs Office/Research Foundation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Research Foundation (RF) is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the RF are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system and do not receive state fringe benefits. The RF operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding. Wed, 2 Nov 2022 13:30:31 CST Buffalo, NY 227 2022 - Research Scientist for Great Lakes Center - Buffalo - A Sponsored Program of The Research Foundation for The State University of New York http://www.rfhiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=228 Title: Research Scientist for the Great Lakes Center FTE: Full Time Location: Buffalo, New York The Great Lakes Center at SUNY Buffalo State invites applications for a Project Coordinator - Researcher Scientist position funded through the Research Foundation for SUNY, working on the project 'Great Lakes Long-term Biological Monitoring Program 2022-2028' funded by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency. Within this project we collect and process benthos data, analyze large long-term datasets of Great Lakes benthic communities and associated abiotic parameters, and conduct extensive underwater video analysis of spatial distribution and changes in quagga and zebra mussel populations. This position involves excellent research opportunities in community, invasion, and aquatic ecology using large-scale data analysis. This project also provides extensive opportunities for collaboration with researchers and managers across the Great Lakes Region. This position involves mandatory field work for up to 6 weeks each June-September on all Great Lakes aboard EPA's Research Vessel 'Lake Guardian' and smaller boats. Due to the importance of the project for Great Lakes monitoring this is a long-term position not suitable for candidates looking for a short-term employment / postdoctoral experience (e.g. <2-3 years). For more information on the Great Lakes Center click here: https://greatlakescenter.buffalostate.edu/ Primary duties and responsibilities: Overall grant management for the Cooperative Science and Monitoring Initiative (CSMI) benthic surveys part of the project, including survey preparation, participation in the survey, overseeing sample processing, data submission and report writing Statistical data analysis and data management in R Manuscript writing Report and grant proposal writing Participation in field surveys within the CSMI and Great Lakes Long-Term Biological Monitoring project (up to 6 weeks annually) Collection, processing and analysis of underwater images (no prior experience required) Presenting results at national and international conferences Educational Requirements: Ph.D. in Zoology, Aquatic Biology, Biology, Ecology, Limnology, Entomology or related discipline. Required qualifications: Strong communication and scientific writing skills Ecological data analysis in R, including large datasets Experience with Geographic Information Systems Strong collaborative and organizational skills Preferred qualifications: Experience in taxonomic identification of benthic invertebrates Spatial statistics - GIS analysis and digital mapping Experience in remote sensing and image processing Skills in multivariate and nonparametric data analysis Experience with food-web analysis using fatty acids, SIA, or other techniques Experience in successful grant writing and management Strong publication record Highly adaptable professional who embraces teamwork, but also enjoys working independently. Job Related Physical Requirements: Physical work while sampling, with the ability to lift 30-50 lbs. Microscope work Ability to work with preservatives (e.g. formalin, ethanol) Travel Requirements: Participation in up to 1.5 months-long summer benthic surveys annually Travel for conferences and additional training Field sampling for other aquatic research projects, field and laboratory activities Job Details: Start Date: 03/01/2023 or when the position is filled. This position is a 5 years appointment contingent on acceptable job performance. Duration: This position is currently funded for 5 calendar years (project end 01/16/2028), and further funding is anticipated for another 5-year cycle following the completion of the current funding cycle. The deadline for the application is January 15, 2023. Please provide Cover Letter highlighting how your experience and research vision will fit into the position, Curriculum Vitae/Resume, and a list of professional references as a Single Attachment. This opportunity includes an excellent benefit package and is grant-supported by the SUNY Buffalo State Sponsored Programs Office/Research Foundation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Research Foundation (RF) is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the RF are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system and do not receive state fringe benefits. The RF operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding. Mon, 21 Nov 2022 20:35:13 CST Buffalo, NY 228