The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
The Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative (FEMC) is long-term forest health, environmental monitoring and research program formed by a partnership of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, The University of Vermont, and the USDA Forest Service. The FEMC provides monitoring, coordination and data management services to cooperators across the Northeast. The FEMC Database and Web Developer supports FEMC’s data archiving, sharing, integration and exploration mission by overseeing and implementing the development and management of the FEMC data archive, website and associated cyberinfrastructure. Responsible for creating and managing complex databases to archive and serve data from forest health and other environmental monitoring/research projects; administering the FEMC website, including maintenance, development of new features, and troubleshooting; developing new online data access and visualization tools; and assisting FEMC staff and cooperators with data access and analysis tasks. Assist FEMC staff in creating and maintaining automated data collection protocols, collecting air quality monitoring samples in the field, servicing environmental sensors and field stations, and related technical and administrative tasks.
Experience collecting data in the field or maintaining environmental sensors desirable. Familiarity with environmental issues and basic research principles and methods desirable.
A probationary period may be required, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees