Project Geoscientist

  • Full-Time
  • Madison, WI
  • Application deadline: 2021-04-22

Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey

The Project Geoscientist under the supervision of Project Principal Investigators (PIs) will involve collection of geophysical and geological data, GIS analysis, hydrologic mapping, structural mapping, measurements of streams and springs; water quality sampling of spring and stream water; and management of associated data.

This position will start around July 1, 2021 and end in a year. This position may be renewed contingent on funding. The position description represents a general outline of job duties, expectations, responsibilities, and is not intended to be comprehensive in nature. This position may periodically supervise students or LTEs that will assist with these tasks.

Some initial goals of the position will be:

  1. Gain familiarity with geology, hydrostratigraphy, and mineralization patterns within the projects area.
  2. Work with WGNHS staff and local well drillers to access wells of opportunity, quarries, and other sites relevant to mapping.
  3. Work with WGNHS staff to streamline collection of geophysical well logs, and collection and processing of analyses from drill core

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