Job Opportunities

Executive/Managerial Staff

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Research Staff

Hydrogeologist

Job Code: R_00008888

Purpose: The purpose of this position is to initiate and conduct geologic mapping in Texas, and basic and applied scientific research in hydrogeological studies. Mapping will focus initially on the central Texas urban corridor. The position is located at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus in North Austin.

Functions: Conduct original geologic mapping and compile existing geologic maps in the central Texas urban corridor. Design, propose, and conduct original hydrogeological studies, particularly in the central Texas urban corridor. Participate in hydrogeological studies across Texas led by other researchers. Obtain research funding and serve as PI or co-PI on research projects. Conduct independent and collaborative field work for geologic mapping and hydrogeologic projects. Present research results at sponsor review meetings and regional and national conferences. Publish results in contract reports, maps, journal articles, books, and other papers.

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Unconventional Energy Advisor

Job Code: R_00008053

Purpose: Advising, conducting, and leading research in reservoir engineering and economic analyses relating to unconventional shale systems. The role plays an essential part of the project workflow in analyzing data and trends.

Functions: Conduct economics and reservoir engineering research on oil and gas resources including drilling and completions in unconventional plays. Analyze trends and factors controlling oil and gas productivity, assess economics at well and basin-wide scales. Forecast future production of oil, gas and water; develop drilling activity scenarios based on economics (price, costs), technology assumptions and regulation framework. Interact with multi-disciplinary team members and other economists at Bureau and UT Main Campus. Develop and maintain outside network of peers. Publish and present research findings. Broadly support Bureau activities.

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Seismologist

Job Code: R_00008103

Purpose: As part of a multi-disciplinary, integrated research team, the candidate will conduct applied and basic seismology-related research, with a focus on Texas, but with applications to other regions in the US and the world.

Functions: Perform original and independent research on the seismology of Texas, the surrounding area of Texas, and elsewhere. Be substantially involved in analyzing data collected from the TexNet seismological monitoring program and other stations or assets that provide quality data. Engage in outside funding activities and promote programs with stakeholders. Present research results to funding agencies, report results of research in journal articles and books, and present results at professional meetings. Provide service to professional societies, the Bureau of Economic Geology and the Jackson School of Geosciences. Serve on committees as needed.

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Engineering Seismologist

Job Code: R_00008102

Purpose: As part of a multi-disciplinary, integrated research team, the candidate will conduct applied and basic seismology and engineering-related research, with a focus on Texas, but with applications to other regions in the US and the world.

Functions: Perform original and independent research in the seismology of Texas, the surrounding area of Texas and elsewhere. Be substantially involved in analyzing data collected from the TexNet seismological monitoring program and other stations or assets that provide quality data. Engage in outside funding activities and promote program with stakeholders. Present research results to funding agencies, report results of research in journal articles and books, and present results at professional meetings. Provide service to professional societies, the Bureau of Economic Geology and the Jackson School of Geosciences. Serve on committees as needed.

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Earthquake Management System Administrator

Job Code: R_00008104

Purpose: TexNet Operations needs to hire an earthquake system administrator to work on ensuring full operation of an earthquake management system on a 24/7 basis. The candidate will be expected to lead the tuning and optimization of all parts of the data management system, and provide a Quality Assessment of the system and the raw data being collected from 100+ seismometers that stream data to TexNet.

Functions: To ensure full operations of the earthquake management system on a 24/7 basis. To optimize all parts of the earthquake management system. Provide a quality assessment of the system by communicating status and progress through reports, papers presentations, etc. Develop new tools and/or add available tools to the earthquake management system workflow (real time and/or offline).

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Unconventional Energy Advisor

Job Code: R_00008088

Pupose: Advising, conducting, and leading research in reservoir engineering and economic analyses relating to unconventional shale systems. The role plays an essential part of the project workflow in analyzing data and trends.
Functions: Conduct economics and reservoir engineering research on oil and gas resources including drilling and completions in unconventional plays. Analyze trends and factors controlling oil and gas productivity, assess economics at well and basin-wide scales. Forecast future production of oil, gas and water; develop drilling activity scenarios based on economics (price, costs), technology assumptions and regulation framework. Interact with multi-disciplinary team members and other economists at Bureau and UT Main Campus. Develop and maintain outside network of peers. Publish and present research findings. Broadly support Bureau activities.

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Research Scientist Associate II

Job Code: R_00007815

Purpose: As part of a multi-disciplinary, integrated research team, the candidate will participate directly in efforts to analyze earthquake data and install, operate and maintain both permanent and portable seismograph stations.

Functions: To work on establishing earthquake locations. Field maintenance of existing seismological stations and installation of future stations. Analyze earthquake data.

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Technical Staff

No positions available at this time

 

Administrative/Clerical Staff

Webmaster

Job Code: R_00008259

Purpose: Candidate will provide full oversight of a comprehensive web site for a large unit and directly related web sites and stay current in web tools and technologies. Optimize web traffic through use of analytics and effective SEO. Provide guidance and recommendations for improvement and work effectively across all work groups.

Functions: Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance, compliance, and continuity of a comprehensive web site and directly related web sites. Work with communications and media staff to develop, execute, and maintain content strategy for web properties. Ensure content posted is optimized for web presentation. Manage design of pages, content integration, and UI/UX considerations. Ensure compliance with applicable policies on web site usage, security and standards. Ensure compatibility with modern browsers, devices, and operating systems. Assess new website standards and advise management on website features for future development. Frequent interaction with Bureau-wide content providers to secure content and imagery. Keep current with HTML, web development trends and ADA standards. Basic knowledge of Drupal, SQL software, and other CMS implementations. Work on special projects as assigned. Troubleshoot and provide problem resolution to users on the use of web applications and in the use of computer technology. Manage all website analytics and SEO optimization and provide recommendations for search engine optimization. Generate monthly reports for communications team and management. Participate in processes and activities that contribute to organizational excellence through communication, collaboration, and collective responsibility.

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Senior Research Administration Manager

Job Code: R_00008780

Purpose: Plan, coordinate and direct the business management and administrative services for The Bureau of Economic Geology, located at the J.J. Pickle Research Center in North Austin.

Functions: Maintain frequent interaction with University departments, special groups and external agencies in administering the Contracts and Grants, Accounting, Purchasing, and HR sections of the Bureau. Administer and coordinate activities involved with sponsored research and other assigned programs or projects. Supervise administrative staff. Negotiate with sponsors on behalf of the Bureau to establish the terms of contracts and agreements, including review and interpretation of award document terms and conditions, for compliance with State and University fiscal and administrative policies. Coordinate review and final approval process for specific proposals prior to submission to the sponsors. Recommend new policies and procedures for improvement of program activities. Coordinate staff training and development. Interpret University administrative procedures regarding sponsored research, resource development, as well as purchasing. Apply appropriate regulations when necessary. Accept assignments on special projects which may involve oversight of high visibility projects. Other related functions as assigned.

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Service/Maintenance Staff

Stores Clerk II

Job Code: R_00001419

Purpose: In this position you will provide support to the Bureau of Economic Geology's (BEG) research staff at the BEG Austin Core Research Center.

Functions: Aid in inventory controls and maintenance of warehouse and core lab equipment. Assist with the ongoing inventory of geologic materials in the CRC repository. Assist in setting up the core sample lab for public or research staff viewings. Assist in setting up the core samples including plug, sample, and slab core. Operate liquid propane and electric forklifts to assist in setting up the core sample lab. Cut and prepare rock samples using masonry saws. Carry and move core samples and warehouse materials up to 80 lbs. Rebox core samples as needed and perform quality control on geological materials collection in the core repository. Assist researchers with field duties, as needed. Core sawing room expertise and responsibility. Prepare reports for incoming and outbound shipments. Unpack, identify, weigh and check incoming core, and store in proper areas. Maintain records of purchase orders, shipping tickets and receiving reports. Prepare outgoing deliveries for shipment. Provide additional furniture and lab equipment move support at CRC and BEG 130. Provide support for specific major core and cuttings inventory project at CRC to aid in building of new BEG online core database Continuum.

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