Everglades Foundation seeking a data analyst/statistician

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The Everglades Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the restoration of the Everglades, is looking for a graduate research associate to work on environmental water quality data analysis projects.

This is a 6-month position located in their Palmetto Bay, Florida office, starting in January 2020. Recent graduate students and post-graduate associates are eligible for this position.

The successful candidate will be expected to have advanced skills in statistics and data analysis and with basic knowledge of hydrology, environmental chemistry and water quality. Statistical hypothesis testing, geospatial analysis and proficiency in working with datasets is critical for this position.


  • Compiling data from different sources related to hydrology and water quality in the Everglades;
  • Processing monitored data (e.g. concerning water, soil, plants) and analyzing temporal and spatial changes in South Florida;
  • Developing user friendly computer scripts and codes for routine water quality data analysis.
  • Performing mathematical and computational analysis of water quality to environmental regulations and restoration goals;
  • Applying advanced statistical techniques and analytical capabilities to derive trends and correlations;
  • Presenting results in technical reports and scientific articles.

To apply, please send a pdf version of your cover letter and resume/cv (statistical and programming skills to be clearly included) to mnaja@evergladesfoundation.org by the application deadline of December 15, 2019.

Applications will be assessed periodically until a suitable candidate has been identified. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible.