blog posts AI Applications in Climate & Weather - Prairie Research Insitute Jan 6, 2023 1:00 pm The Climate & Atmospheric Sciences Section of the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) is expanding in the areas of AI Climate and AI Remote Sensing Assistant to the Director - Illinois State Water Survey & Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Jan 31, 2023 9:00 am The Prairie Research Institute (PRI) is seeking to hire an Assistant to the Director to serve as executive assistant to the Director of Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) and the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), by carrying out all appropriate duties to ensure that the Director performs efficiently and effectively in the operations of the Surveys. Environmental Public Health Professional Jan 11, 2023 9:30 am The Prairie Research Institute (PRI) is seeking to hire an Environmental Public Health Professional (Official Title: Senior Scientific Specialist, Environmental Public Health) to lead and administer research activities within PRI by developing, planning, and conducting applied research related to groundwater, water quality, and private wells with emphasis on emerging contaminants and drinking water contamination; conduct outreach activities to disseminate research results and provide education to stakeholders; ensure data meet the rigorous standards required for scientific research and analysis; and advance institutional public health goals related to One Health. Hourly Research Assistant - Sediment Laboratory, Illinois State Water Survey Aug 19, 2022 2:00 pm Assist the ISWS Sediment Laboratory Analyst by performing various duties as needed: prepare samples for analysis, prepare supplies and material for analytical methods, washing bottles/caps, taring bottles/glass filters, data entry, and general laboratory upkeep. Postdoctoral Research Associate, Climatology - Prairie Research Institute Dec 7, 2022 12:00 pm The Prairie Research Institute (PRI) is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate, Climatology to conduct climate analyses in support of several efforts in the Climate and Atmospheric Science Section of the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS), and start to grow a personal research program joining an interdisciplinary community of researchers and graduate students. Funding for the position is available for multiple years pending successful performance. Radio, Hardware & Data Engineering for Environmental Monitoring Feb 2, 2023 10:15 am Continue work on developing radio telemetry capabilities for environmental data collection. Implement data conversion from hardware to radio transmission to backend encoding; create & tune driver for network parameters. Put incoming data from radios in a single table for future parse; Existing design utilizes ARM based (STM32) controllers with Digi Xbee radios for purpose of data receipt and transmission. Device will be implementing a variety of industry common sensor interfaces for communication with existing hardware (SDI-12, RS-232, SPI). Student Hourly (Multidisciplinary) Research - Illinois State Water Survey, PRI Mar 3, 2022 3:45 pm Water Supply Hydrology research programs seeking student hourly research assistant to help with preparing digitally available GIS data and analyzing streamflow statistics regionalization at the Illinois State Water Survey.