Position Summary: The Project Geologist position is a full-time, non-faculty exempt appointment stationed at the University of Idaho's Moscow campus. A Project Geologist reports to the Director, coordinates work plans with Research Geologists, and assists and facilitates the completion of geologic mapping and geochemical field research at the Idaho Geological Survey (IGS) with emphasis on critical minerals. Position requires collection, analysis, and interpretation of geological and geochemical data and the construction, publication, and presentation of the research and conclusions to a diverse audience. Project is federally funded and focused on the Sheep Creek-Mineral Hill REE-Nb mineral belt northwest of Salmon, Idaho. Current funding is for 2.2 years. The Project Geologist assumes co-author or lead author position on geologic maps, technical reports, and other geology-related publications at the IGS. Position involves the supervision of student support staff. The position requires extended field work in rugged terrain and interaction with industry, state and federal agencies, academic institutions, professional colleagues, and the general public.
Masters degree in Geology or Earth Sciences.
In development and construction of geologic maps and cross sections.
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