Position #: 00008290
Annual salary $46,000 - $48,000, depending on qualifications and experience. Full-time, regular position with 12-month appointment to unclassified professional staff at the University of Kansas; position is subject to six-month probationary period and annual reviews. Benefits include 22 days vacation leave, 12 days sick leave, and 9 holidays annually; group medical, dental, life insurance, and retirement program options; and University staff privileges.
Section Overview: Exploration Services develops and uses several techniques to provide information about the subsurface, working to come up with less expensive, less invasive methods of providing images of the underground. This includes innovative methods of high resolution shallow seismic reflection and surface wave. The section also provides drilling in support of water, petroleum, and basic subsurface research. An active program in the maintenance and rehabilitation of wells drilled by the Kansas Geological Survey is also part of this section.
This section also runs a program designed to monitor changes and identify regional trends in the High Plains, Dakota, and alluvial aquifers. The Water Well Project annually measures about 1,380 wells in 47 central and western Kansas counties.
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This position will have the following employment conditions. It will have a "contingent upon funding" designation which means that this position is partially or fully funded by restricted funds, grants, funds contingent upon grants, or endowed funds from any source, and as a result is subject to the availability of such funds and may be reduced without the usual notice period in the event the funding source is decreased.
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