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The Chesapeake Research Consortium (CRC) seeks such an individual for a three-year appointment to the environmental Modeling Workgroup on the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Scientific, Technical Analysis and Reporting (STAR) Team. The Modeling Group develops, maintains, and applies environmental models in support of decision making by the Chesapeake Bay Program Partnership. Quarterly Modeling Workgroup meetings provide the Chesapeake Bay Program partnership opportunity to supervise the modeling work. STAR’s mission is to facilitate productive deployment of scientific resources, to provide high quality and timely information to managers, and to expand communication between workgroups. STAR supplies a forum for analysis and synthesis, and engaging government, non-governmental organizations, and academic institutions. Monthly STAR meetings foster continuing dialogue between Chesapeake Bay Program Goal Implementation Teams and data providers, ensuring effective and responsive use of scientific resources in addressing management questions. The successful applicant will provide support to the Modeling Workgroup, STAR, and selected STAR workgroups, and through coordination, logistics, and documentation, and will gain hands on experience in working with natural resource managers from around the Chesapeake Bay. The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to apply technical knowledge and skills such as Geographic Information Systems proficiencies, computer model code development and maintenance, statistical analysis, and literature reviews in the area of atmospheric, watershed, and estuarine science and modeling.