The Prairie Research Institute (PRI) and its five constitutent surveys--the Illinois Natural History Survey, Illinois State Archaeological Survey, Illinois State Geological Survey, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, and Illinois State Water Survey—serve the state of Illinois by providing rigorous, objective scientific research, data, and expertise to help understand, manage, and protect our essential natural resources. With around 600 full-time staff, PRI is one of the largest research institutes at the University of Illinois.
PRI is based in Urbana-Champaign, a diverse, affordable, micro-urban community. Learn more about Urbana-Champaign.
With more than 600 employees, the Prairie Research Institute is one of the largest research institutes at the University of Illinois. U of I HR provides more information about applying to and working at the University of Illinois, including available benefits.
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