Water Science Fellowship

Working with a diverse group of partners and stakeholders, the Science Fellow will assist with POA’s strategic goals to promote contamination remediation and build water advocates. This position is part-time, remote, and paid a monthly stipend between $750-1,200 per month depending on education and experience.


●  Inform the public of Aquifer threats by translating technical science into laymen’s terms
●  Perform file reviews for Superfund sites and remediation sites in Shelby County
●  Support the creation of a remediation dashboard for the POA website
●  Work with Communications Fellow in development of fact sheets on key Aquifer issues
●  Develop list cycle and reminders for permit comment periods – toxic release inventory,

Superfund sites, landfills
●  Engage in coalition meetings and respond to action items
●  Other duties as assigned

●  Interest and commitment to learning about the Memphis Sand Aquifer.
●  Ability to conduct research and review technical reports.
●  Strong writing skills.
●  Open to all majors and disciplines but preference for engineering, earth science, environmental

science, and regional planning majors.
●  Open to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.
●  Ability to work remotely with one day in-person weekly.

How to Apply
●  Please provide a one-page cover letter describing your experience and interest in our mission and a resume.
●  Send to Contact@protectouraquifer.org with the subject line “Application for Science Fellow”.
●  The deadline is August 20, 2022 at 11:59pm.

To apply for this job email your details to contact@protectouraquifer.org

Protect Our Aquifer

Full Time

Memphis (Remote)

To apply for this job email your details to contact@protectouraquifer.org