Job Opening

Staff Scientist/Polar Logistics

IRIS/PASSCAL Instrument Center

Posted: 01/21/2020

Open Until: 04/30/2020

Job Duties:
The Staff Scientist/ Polar Logistics position is part of the Polar team at PASSCAL supporting seismological research in the Arctic and Antarctic. The Primary function of the position is to coordinate experiment support and logistics. Core responsibilities include: Coordination, planning and logistics for polar experiments; liaison to NSF contracted support services; shipping support for polar experiments; in-field hardware preparations and logistics support; and inventory and procurement support for polar equipment.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required area of study: Science, Applied Science, Engineering OR Bachelor of Arts OR related field. Familiarity with Seismological equipment desired. Seismological, Scientific or Technical Field experiences desired. Polar field experience desired. Familiarity with NSF PLR/ USAP science support services desired. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Excellent organizational skills required. Ability to operate a forklift and similar equipment desired. Familiarity with project organization, flow and management desired. Familiarity with inventory systems desired. Familiarity with freight/ shipping and receiving logistics desired. Familiarity with procurement desired.

Submission Procedure:
Applicants should submit a resume, official college transcripts, a letter of professional interests, and the names and addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:

New Mexico Tech, Human Resources, 801 Leroy Place, Brown Hall Box 123, Socorro, New Mexico 87801-4796.

Or email application and include job title as subject line to:


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