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Senior Research Specialist

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The MU Limnology lab is hiring a full time, benefit eligible, Senior Research Specialist

To apply for this position, please visit the MU web site at and look for job opening ID 39093.

University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri, US

The primary function of this position is management of the day-to-day laboratory and field activities of the MU Limnology Lab ( We monitor water quality in Missouri’s reservoirs through two long-term projects, the Statewide Lake Assessment Program (SLAP) and a community science effort, the Lakes of Missouri Volunteer Program (LMVP). This position is multi-faceted, involving water chemistry analysis, field research, data management, training and supervising of hourly employees working in the lab and field, and interacting with volunteers.