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BPPF Professional Scientist or Assistant Professor - GIS Analyst

Montana Tech Butte, MT

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BPPF Professional Scientist or Assistant Professor - GIS Analyst

Montana Technological University provides a comprehensive benefits package for all eligible positions that includes health, dental and vision insurance, mandatory retirement plan with employer contribution, partial tuition waiver, and a wellness program.

DUTIES:

The analyst will work within the Geologic Mapping Program. We are looking for a research-oriented analyst with a strong understanding of geologic mapping principals and experience developing and working with digital geologic maps using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro software. In coordination with staff geologists and our GIS staff, the analyst’s typical duties will include:

  • Creating high-quality digital geologic maps that meet the U.S. Geological Survey’s STATEMAP Program digital standards (GeMS-Geologic Mapping Schema).
  • Converting legacy geologic maps into modern digital products.
  • Helping maintain and update regional seamless digital geologic maps and associated data.
  • Helping maintain, update, and archive geochemical, geochronology, and specimen archive databases associated with the geologic mapping, geologic hazards, and economic geology programs.
  • Working with GIS and other MBMG staff to organize and release geologic maps and associated data to the public via the MBMG website.
  • Helping update and revise best management practices for creating and publishing geologic maps and associated geologic data.
  • Providing services and expertise in areas of GIS for other geologic research projects, including working with geologists to interpret remote sensing data for geological mapping, fault/landslide investigations, ​and critical mineral studies.
  • Assisting in developing new GIS-based map projects and writing proposals for external funding.
  • Assisting geologists with field work as needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor’s of Science (Professional Scientist level) or Master’s degree (Assistant Professor level) in GIS, Geography, Geology, or closely related field.
  • Demonstrated experience using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and/or ArcGIS Pro, including working knowledge of the Spatial Analyst, GeoStatistical Analyst, and 3D Analyst extensions.
  • 2 or more years post-graduate work experience related to the types of duties expected of this position.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Research-oriented with a strong understanding of geologic mapping principals and experience developing and working with digital geologic maps using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro software.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in GIS, Geography, Geology, or closely related field
  • Experience working with geologic data and databases
  • Experience with the U.S. Geological Survey Map Schema (GeMS)
  • Geoscience background
  • Experience doing geologic and morphometric interpretations based on remote sensing data (such as LiDAR, satellite imagery, UAV drone, airborne magnetic data, INSAR)
  • Experience working with subsurface geologic data
  • Experience developing and writing grant proposals

Applications received by May 1, 2021 will be guaranteed full review and consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

For full consideration application materials must be complete.

Please include:

  • Cover letter addressing qualifications,
  • Resume
  • Contact information for 3 professional references.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check.

Montana Tech is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged. Montana Tech makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, Montana Tech provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans.

To claim veteran’s preference please complete the employment (veteran’s) preference form located on the employment page and email to humanresources@mtech.edu. You must include the job title of the position in which you are applying.

To request an accommodation for the application or interview, please contact Cathy Isakson 406-496-4380; cisakson@mtech.edu

Montana Technological University provides a comprehensive benefits package for all eligible positions that includes health, dental and vision insurance, mandatory retirement plan with employer contribution, partial tuition waiver, and a wellness program.

Montana Technological University, Butte Montana, is nestled in the Heart of the Rocky Mountains along the Continental Divide, where I-15 and I-90 intersect. We are home to the largest National Historic District in the country. Montana Tech is a special focus institution with a reputation for excellence and value. Montana Tech is ranked #1 in the nation by CollegeNET.

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