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Staff Research Associate 2 - Mariposa, CA, Job ID 64327

County Location: Mariposa County

Date Posted: January 30, 2024
Closing Date: Until Filled

The UCANR Fire Network is a statewide team with expertise across a wide range of disciplines, including fire science and ecology, prescribed fire, home hardening and defensible space, community and regional planning, grazing and fire interactions, and much more. The Network includes specialists on UC campuses, advisors and staff in local communities, and broad networks of partners and volunteers. The goal of the Fire Network is to inspire and empower Californians, through research, education and outreach, policy and training.

The Staff Research Associate II (SRAII) will assist Fire Advisors in the full range of program implementation duties on methods to reduce wildfire risk, especially through prescribed fire, in the Southern Sierra Nevada and Central Coast regions. Under supervision, the incumbents focus will be helping to conduct, manage and evaluate an educational program and facilitate collaborative partnerships to increase the use of prescribed fire throughout the service areas. Field work includes assisting with field experiments, data collection of long-term monitoring plots, prescribed fire implementation, and working with landowners and research partners to coordinate research opportunities throughout the region. Office tasks include research data management, data summarization, development of social media content and formation of educational material for workshops and trainings on topics including but not limited to community wildfire preparedness, vegetation management, land stewardship, and prescribed fire.

This position is a career appointment that is 100% fixed.

Pay Scale: $28.04/hour to $36.27/hour

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status or other protected categories covered by the UC non discrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time.  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.  

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