Career Opportunities

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant supports over 30 extension specialists, communicators, educators and administrators conducting environmental and natural resources outreach on a number of critical issues at local, regional and national scales. Extension specialists deliver science-based programs that empower communities and people to make informed natural resource decisions.


Great Lakes PFAS Research Competition Project Coordinator – applications preferred by 11/07/2022

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant is leading a regional effort to support research into social and economic considerations of PFAS exposure and mitigation. The Project Coordinator will support the project team by facilitating scoping activities with Great Lakes and Lake Champlain State and Tribal agencies to directly inform development of a Great Lakes region research competition request for proposals. The Project Coordinator will also develop a written report highlighting key findings of scoping activities.

This is a part-time, temporary, grant-funded position. It is not eligible for benefits. Remote work options are available but applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S for any employer. Some travel may be required. The pay rate is $22/hour and the Project Coordinator is expected to work 20 hours per week, beginning in November 2022 through April 2023.

Job duties, desired qualifications, and instructions for how to apply can be viewed in this PDF document Temporary Part-Time Great Lakes PFAS Research Project Coordinator. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 7, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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