This permanent, full-time position will be located in Fairbanks, Alaska.

NEON is a continental-scale observation facility funded by the National Science Foundation and operated by Battelle. The NEON program is designed to collect long-term, open access ecological data to better understand how U.S. ecosystems are changing, from freshwater systems such as streams, rivers, and lakes to terrestrial systems spanning tropical forests to deserts to tundra.

The Field Ecologist is a technical lead that monitors, performs routine maintenance, field calibrations, and corrective maintenance on meteorological; CO2, water, and energy flux; and water quality sensors and instrumentation. The Field Ecologist will provide training and guidance to temporary field crews while working in the field and laboratory. Field Sites are located in Interior Alaska (Healy, Delta Junction, Chatanika), as well as on the North Slope (Utqiagvik and Toolik Field Station). The work involves walking, hiking, prolonged standing, bending, and kneeling. Heavy items, equipment and packs up to 40 pounds, must be lifted and carried on a routine basis. Field work includes exposure to extreme temperatures, inclement weather, and rough and variable terrain.

Applicants must have authorization to work in the United States and employers are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of any employment visa at this time.

Application deadline: 13 October 2023, but will remain open until filled

For more information and to apply, go to:
Full position description

For questions, contact:
Christopher Baird
Phone: 907-459-5016