FTE Marketplace

The FTE Marketplace is sponsored by the Research Support Faculty Committee in an effort to connect research support faculty with available FTE and research projects in need of their skills.

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Dave Ritts

GIS/Programing FRA
Seeking 0.5 FTE for June through November (2015), and 1.0 FTE subsequently
Extensive experience with modeling, data management, and high quality graphics

1998 Master of Science, Humboldt State University
1997 – 2004 FRA for NASA-funded project (Warren Cohen and Dave Turner, PIs)
2005 – 2015 Senior FRA for several projects (PIs included Cohen, Turner, and Bev Law)

GIS – ArcGIS, Erdas Imagine
Programming – python, perl, Arc AML, C, UNIX scripting
Cartography – development of figures for journal articles and presentations
Data management – ArcGIS formats, Binary formats (BIL, BSQ, BIP), netcdf, MS Access, MS Excel, SQL
Graphics – Adobe Photoshop, Adobe In Design, Adobe Illustrator, Powerpoint, Sigmaplot


Scott Kolpak

~ seeking 0.5 FTE for field or laboratory work

Previous experience:
Master of Science, University of Oregon
5 years – Forest Service’s Dorena Genetic Resources Center (conifer breeding and tree farm)
4 years – 1.0 FTE in the FES Department, Research Coordinator, PNW Tree Improvement Research Coop (PNWTIRC) (Genetics research)


  • Organizing and implementing field work
  • Organizing field crews
  • Data summary (SAS, Sigma Plot)
  • Manuscript preparation, reports, PowerPoint presentations

Field and laboratory experience including:

  • Tree measurements, sample collections
  • Preparing wood or tissue samples for analysis or extractions
  • Molecular genetics lab experience