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The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest employers in the great city of Austin, offering thousands of career opportunities in a wide variety of fields.  Deeply committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce, the university offers competitive salaries, full benefits, an extensive support network, and above all, an enriching and highly collaborative working community that is deeply passionate about our vision for higher education and public service.

$100,000 yearly
University of Texas J.J. Pickle Research Campus, Burnet Rd, Austin, TX, USA
25 Jan, 2019
Full time
Job Posting Title: Research Scientist - Quantitative Analyst Modeler ---- Hiring Department: John A and Katherine G Jackson School of Geosciences ---- Position Open To: All Applicants ---- Weekly Scheduled Hours: 40 ---- FLSA Status: Exempt ---- Earliest Start Date: Immediately ---- Position Duration: Expected to Continue Until Feb 10, 2019 ---- Location: PICKLE RESEARCH CAMPUS ---- Job Description: This position is in the Bureau of Economic Geology located at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus. In this position you will conduct economic analyses and resource assessments of oil and gas in unconventional shale basins. Act as co-Principal Investigator for the shale gas and tight oil resource assessment program. ---- Job Details: Responsibilities Conduct economic research on oil and gas resources including drilling and completion activities in unconventional shale plays. Analyze trends and factors controlling oil and gas productivity, assess economics at well and play-wide scale. Forecast future production of oil, gas and water;  and drilling activity scenarios based on economics (price, costs), technology assumptions and regulation framework.   Interact with multidisciplinary team members and other economists at the Bureau. Publish research findings Broadly support Bureau of Economic Geology activities   Required Qualifications Ph.D. with five years post-doctoral experience in energy-related economics or data analytics. Proven experience in quantitative analysis of large data sets.  Ability to use, adapt and as required, build economic models. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Professional demeanor and good interpersonal skills.   Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.   Preferred Qualifications PhD with quantitative background (applied mathematics, statistics, engineering or physics). Experience with economic, statistical and mathematical modeling software; ability to code scripts to process large data sets. Experience in energy economics associated with oil and gas exploration and production and/or resource assessments. Experience in working in multidisciplinary teams. Ten years experience. Solid publication record.   Salary Range $100,000 + depending on qualifications   Working Conditions May work around standard office conditions. Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. Use of manual dexterity. Climbing of stairs. Occasional weekend, overtime and evening work to meet deadlines. Use of manual dexterity. Climbing of stairs   Required Materials Resume/CV 3 work references with their contact information Letter of interest   Important : You will be prompted to submit your resume in the first step of the online job application process. Then, any additional Required Materials will be uploaded in the My Experience section; you can multi-select the additional files or click the Upload button for each file. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that  ALL  Required Materials have been uploaded.  Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes. ---- Employment Eligibility: Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval. ---- Retirement Plan Eligibility: The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. ---- Background Checks: A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position. ---- Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer , complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. ---- Pay Transparency: The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. ---- Employment Eligibility Verification: If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form.  You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States.  Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment.  Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university. ---- E-Verify: The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university’s company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following: E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF] E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF] Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF] Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF] ---- Compliance:   Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031 .   The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2018 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.
$90,000 - $115,000 yearly
University of Texas J.J. Pickle Research Campus, Burnet Rd, Austin, TX, USA
23 Jan, 2019
Full time
Job Posting Title: Remote Sensing Data Scientist ---- Hiring Department: Applied Research Laboratories ---- Position Open To: All Applicants ---- Weekly Scheduled Hours: 40 ---- FLSA Status: Exempt ---- Earliest Start Date: Immediately ---- Position Duration: Expected to Continue ---- Location: PICKLE RESEARCH CAMPUS ---- Job Description: Exploitation and analysis of remotely sensed (airborne and space-based), geospatial data for a variety of applications. Contribute to the Geospatial Laser Applications and Measurements group research tasks and objectives associated with existing projects. Explore and develop new research technologies. ---- Job Details: Responsibilities   Develop software and algorithm solutions for remote sensing applications. Provide guidance and technical leadership in the area of remote sensing. Provide support in business development through proposals and sponsor engagement. Publish and present research results. Other related functions as assigned.   Required Qualifications Ph.D in engineering, geoscience or other applied sciences. Demonstrated experience and proficiency in working with remotely sensed data, and data products.  Applicant should have proficiency in programming for development and conceptual derivation. Applicant must be willing to work with new technologies, be highly organized, and capable of planning and coordinating multiple tasks and managing their time. The applicant should have experience with software packages for research projects. The position will require attention to detail, effective problem solving skills, and innovation. Ability to work independently with sensitive and confidential information, maintain a professional demeanor, work as a team member without day-to-day supervision and effectively communicate with diverse groups of clients. Candidate should be capable of providing project leadership and management supervision. Regular and punctual attendance is required.  US Citizen: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information at the level appropriate to the project requirements of the position.   Preferred Qualifications Significant experience related to remote sensing applications (geodesy, geospatial statistics, climatology, geology, ecology, and hydrology). Demonstrated experience and familiarity in working with 3-D geospatial data, data registration and big data analysis.  Knowledge of 2D (imagery) and 3D geospatial data exploitation methods is also desired. Applicant should have prior experience in geospatial application solutions using novel algorithm techniques and working knowledge of processing, exploitation and dissemination workflows for airborne and space-based remote sensing. Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills, technical leadership and successful business development. History of publication in relevant peer reviewed journals and/or industry conferences.  Cumulative GPA of 3.0 with a 3.5 in major coursework or higher.   General Notes An agency designated by the federal government handles the investigation as to the requirement for eligibility for access to classified information. Factors considered during this investigation include but are not limited to allegiance to the United States, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations, drug involvement, the likelihood of continuation of such conduct, etc.   Salary Range $90,000-$115,000+/negotiable depending on qualifications.   Working Conditions Standard office conditions. Repetitive use of a keyboard. Use of manual dexterity. Some weekend evening, and holiday work. Possible intrastate/interstate travel.   Required Materials Resume/CV 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor Letter of interest   Important : You will be prompted to submit your resume in the first step of the online job application process. Then, any additional Required Materials will be uploaded in the My Experience section; you can multi-select the additional files or click the Upload button for each file. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that  ALL  Required Materials have been uploaded.  Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.   Email all required materials to lyssa.heine@arlut.utexas.edu if unable to upload them in the "My Experience" section of your workday application. Please reference the posting number in the subject line of the e-mail and on any attachments or subsequent correspondence. This position can close after 7 days from date opened. ---- Employment Eligibility: Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval. ---- Retirement Plan Eligibility: The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. ---- Background Checks: A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position. ---- Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer , complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. ---- Pay Transparency: The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. ---- Employment Eligibility Verification: If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form.  You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States.  Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment.  Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university. ---- E-Verify: The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university’s company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following: E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF] E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF] Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF] Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF] ---- Compliance:   Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031 .   The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2018 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.
$69,500 - $80,000 yearly
University of Texas J.J. Pickle Research Campus, Burnet Rd, Austin, TX, USA
18 Jan, 2019
Full time
Job Posting Title: Geospatial Software Developer ---- Hiring Department: Applied Research Laboratories ---- Position Open To: All Applicants ---- Weekly Scheduled Hours: 40 ---- FLSA Status: Exempt ---- Earliest Start Date: Immediately ---- Position Duration: Expected to Continue ---- Location: PICKLE RESEARCH CAMPUS ---- Job Description: Assist in the design, implementation, and maintenance of deployable software applications used for geospatial data analysis. ---- Job Details: Responsibilities Design and implement software solutions. Perform unit regression and integration testing as appropriate. Work as part of a team to provide detailed software design solution. Create/maintain application documentation Other related functions as assigned.   Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or other applied sciences. Experience in  C/C++ and Java application development. Thorough understanding of object-oriented programming concepts. Applicant must have a dynamic skill set, willing to work with new technologies, be highly organized and capable of planning and coordinating multiple tasks and managing their time. The position will require attention to detail, effective problem solving skills and excellent judgment. Ability to work independently with sensitive and confidential information, maintain a professional demeanor, work as a team member without daily supervision and effectively communicate with diverse groups of clients. Able to work under pressure and accept supervision. Regular and punctual attendance. US Citizen. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information at the level appropriate to the project requirements of the position.   Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in area listed above. Experience with Oracle-based application development. Experience with SQL scripting and python. Experience with EF, WPF, MVVM, ASP.Net, JavaScript. Object oriented design and methodologies experience. More than 2 years professional experience as a software developer. Cumulative GPA of 3.0.   General Notes An agency designated by the federal government handles the investigation as to the requirement for eligibility for access to classified information. Factors considered during this investigation include but are not limited to allegiance to the United States, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations, drug involvement, the likelihood of continuation of such conduct, etc.   Salary Range $69,500-$80,000+/negotiable depending on qualifications.   Working Conditions May work around standard office conditions. Repetitive use of a keyboard. Use of manual dexterity.  Some weekend, evening and holiday work. Frequent use of manuals and books. Possible intrastate and interstate travel   Required Materials Resume/CV 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor Letter of interest   Important : You will be prompted to submit your resume in the first step of the online job application process. Then, any additional Required Materials will be uploaded in the My Experience section; you can multi-select the additional files or click the Upload button for each file. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that  ALL  Required Materials have been uploaded.  Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.   Email all required materials to lyssa.heine@arlut.utexas.edu if unable to upload them in the "My Experience" section of your workday application. Please reference the posting number in the subject line of the e-mail and on any attachments or subsequent correspondence. This position can close after 7 days from date opened. ---- Employment Eligibility: Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval. ---- Retirement Plan Eligibility: The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. ---- Background Checks: A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position. ---- Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer , complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. ---- Pay Transparency: The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. ---- Employment Eligibility Verification: If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form.  You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States.  Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment.  Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university. ---- E-Verify: The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university’s company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following: E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF] E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF] Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF] Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF] ---- Compliance:   Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031 .   The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2018 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.
$69,500 - $80,000 yearly
University of Texas J.J. Pickle Research Campus, Burnet Rd, Austin, TX, USA
11 Jan, 2019
Full time
Job Posting Title: Remote Sensing Data Scientist Associate ---- Hiring Department: Applied Research Laboratories ---- Position Open To: All Applicants ---- Weekly Scheduled Hours: 40 ---- FLSA Status: Exempt ---- Earliest Start Date: Immediately ---- Position Duration: Expected to Continue ---- Location: PICKLE RESEARCH CAMPUS ---- Job Description: Exploitation and analysis of remotely sensed geospatial data for a variety of applications but with a primary focus on space-based laser altimetry research and development. More specifically, contribute to the satellite data analysis and product evaluation for innovative science discoveries using new computational approaches ---- Job Details: Responsibilities Participate in satellite geospatial data product algorithm development and integration. Analyze space-based laser altimetry data for quality assessment and scientific discovery. Develop data fusion techniques for multiple space-based data resources to produce global geospatial products. Document results.   Required Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer or information science, geoscience or other applied sciences. Demonstrated experience and proficiency in working with remotely sensed data, and data products.  Applicant should have proficiency in Matlab, Python, ENVI and Unix shell scripting or other relevant computational language. Applicant must be willing to work with new technologies, be highly organized, and capable of planning and coordinating multiple tasks and managing their time. The applicant should have experience with software packages for research projects. The position will require attention to detail, effective problem solving skills, and innovation. Ability to work independently with sensitive and confidential information, maintain a professional demeanor, work as a team member without daily supervision and effectively communicate with diverse groups of clients. Regular and punctual attendance is required. US Citizen: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information at the level appropriate to the project requirements of the position.   Preferred Qualifications Advanced coursework, graduate degree or significant experience related to lidar remote sensing applications and space-based altimetry. Demonstrated experience and familiarity in working large data volumes, data registration and geospatial data products.  Applicant should have prior experience in geospatial application solutions using novel algorithm techniques and working knowledge of processing, exploitation and dissemination workflows. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication skills. History of publication in relevant journals and/or industry conferences.  Cumulative GPA of 3.0 with a 3.5 in major coursework or higher.   Salary Range $69,500-$80,000+/negotiable depending on qualifications.   Working Conditions Standard office conditions. Repetitive use of a keyboard. Manual dexterity. Some weekend, evening, and holiday work.  Possible intrastate and interstate travel.   Required Materials Resume/CV 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor Letter of interest Unofficial college transcript.   Important : You will be prompted to submit your resume in the first step of the online job application process. Then, any additional Required Materials will be uploaded in the My Experience section; you can multi-select the additional files or click the Upload button for each file. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that  ALL  Required Materials have been uploaded.  Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.   Please email a copy of requested documents to Lyssa Heine at lyssa.heine@arlut.utexas.edu  if you are unable to upload them.  Please reference the posting number in the subject line of the e-mail and on any attachments or subsequent correspondence. This position can close after 7 days from date opened. ---- Employment Eligibility: Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval. ---- Retirement Plan Eligibility: The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. ---- Background Checks: A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position. ---- Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer , complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. ---- Pay Transparency: The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. ---- Employment Eligibility Verification: If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form.  You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States.  Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment.  Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university. ---- E-Verify: The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university’s company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following: E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF] E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF] Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF] Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF] ---- Compliance:   Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031 .   The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2018 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.