Data and Research Analyst

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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The Department of Geology and Environmental Science is seeking a Data and Research Analyst to conduct independent research beneficial to the Collaboratory, including the development of a green infrastructure database with Collaboratory partners and conducting cross-cutting research associated with the Pittsburgh Collaboratory for Water Research, Education, and Outreach.


The incumbent will conduct GIS analysis and other data interpretation activities in support of Collaboratory projects, assist with managing Collaboratory activities and provide logistical support including planning and coordinating quarterly meetings. Other duties include maintaining the webpage and assisting in the drafting of manuscripts, infographics, and other written materials. The incumbent must possess a bachelors degree in a relevant field and 4-6 months experience in an academic setting.


Experience with GIS software and a strong understanding of surface and groundwater hydrology is required. The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building a culturally diverse staff. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and the ability to work with a wide range of individuals in support of a diverse community are required. All candidates are required to submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references (including at least one supervisor, two preferred) with name, contact information, and relationship to candidate. Applications that do not include these documents will be considered incomplete.

Must have high proficiency with GIS and statistical software. Must have strong understanding of surface and ground water hydrology.

Assignment Category Fulltime-Regular

Job Classification Staff.Research.III

Campus Pittsburgh

Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate

Minimum Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience

Work Schedule M-F 8:30am-5:00pm

Hiring Range $23,868.00 - $37,752.00

Relocation Offered No

Visa Sponsorship Provided No

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check

Child Protection Clearances Not Applicable

Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter