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Research Division Chief, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology

Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology; Montana Tech University

Posted: 01/09/2018

Open Until: 02/01/2018

Research Division Chief
Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology; Montana Tech University
Butte, Montana

DEPARTMENT:
Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology (MBMG)

Employment Detail:
Permanent, Full-Time Applications received by February 1, 2018 will be guaranteed full review and consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

DUTIES:
* Provide oversight and guidance to professionals, staff, and students engaged in research on Montana's hydrogeology, geology, and mining
* Work closely with the MBMG Director to develop projects and programs through interaction with MBMG personnel, MUS faculty, and granting Federal and State agencies
* Responsible for technical editing of external and internal publications related to MBMG research including maps and manuscripts with a wide range of detail, scope, and audiences
* Coordinate efforts with other Divisions within the MBMG including GIS-Computer Services, Analytical, Publications, and the Mineral Museum

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
* Masters Degree and 13 years experience or a Doctoral degree and 10 years experience in Geology, Geoscience, or other geology-core degree
* A publication record that reflects a broad knowledge of geology and/or hydrogeology

REQUIRED SKILLS:
* Excellent writing and communications skills, as well as the ability to independently organize and establish objectives and priorities
* Familiarity with software related to map production, word processing, and data management

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
* Experience in management within a geoscience organization at or above the program level
* Demonstrated ability to work within a university setting to foster collaborations
* Proven success in writing funded project or program proposals
* Knowledge of Montana geology and hydrogeology, and the impact of natural resource development the State's economy
* Demonstrated experience in review and publication of geologic maps and technical reports
* Experience in issues associated with providing and archiving data, maps, and reports digitally
* Familiarity with a wide range of software related to geosciences

Application must include a cover letter that addresses the required experience and qualifications (an application that does not contain a separate cover letter will not be accepted); a resume that addresses the applicants experience relative to the duties described for this position, a bibliography (examples of applicants writing may be requested during the application review process); and name and contact information for 3 references who can speak to the applicants abilities related to the position. The names and contact information for three references and a cover letter must be submitted during the candidate profile questions.

For more information and to apply, please visit: http://montanatechuniversity.applytojob.com/apply/P4ARZP1yXT/Research-Division-Chief

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Submitted by,
Michael Stickney, Director
Earthquake Studies Office
Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology
Montana Tech of the University of Montana
1300 W Park St
Butte, MT 59701

(406) 496-4332 Voice
(406) 496-4451 Fax
mstickney<at>mtech.edu<mstickney<at>mtech.edu>
http://mbmgquake.mtech.edu


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