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POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Watershed Studies Institute and Department of Biological Sciences, Murray State University. The postdoctoral associate will conduct research on the ecology, conservation, and restoration of aquatic environments, help mentor graduate and undergraduate research students, and teach one biology course per semester. Research will focus on the impacts of disturbance and restoration on stream and riparian ecosystems, using observational studies, experiments, and analysis of long-term data. Field sites are in western Colorado and western Kentucky. Ph.D.
Two R training workshops are being offered at Lacawac Sanctuary and Biological Field Station. The full-day workshops will cover getting data into and out of R, graphing, data manipulation and descriptive statistics, basic statistics (t-test, ANOVA, regressions). Come with questions about your data for advice on approaches in R. Enjoy beautiful Lake Lacawac!
A funded graduate opportunity is available at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to investigate the impact of restoration on a 6 km2 urban forested watershed. Overall project goals are to determine how watershed-scale restoration influences water quality, macroinvertebrate recovery, and groundwater-surface water interactions. Applicants with interest in groundwater-surface water interactions and their relationship to stream chemistry are especially encouraged to apply.
Western Michigan University – Traverse City, is hosting an Information Session the Freshwater Sciences and Sustainability Bachelor’s Degree Program in Traverse City at the NMC Great Lakes Campus, in classroom 111, on Thursday, April 19th at 5:00 pm. Attendees will learn more about the Freshwater Science and Sustainability Program and details that this entire program has to offer.
For more information, please contact Kim Stevens at Kim.Stevens@wmich.edu (or) contact 231-995-1846.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Funding is available for a PhD student interested in a collaborative project focusing on the application of eDNA, species distribution modeling, and decision support systems to amphibian conservation science. The ideal applicant will have a strong interest in applying quantitative analyses to conservation issues and be familiar with R and GIS software, but we encourage all interested students to apply. Funding includes a stipend and waiver of tuition and fees for 4 years.
The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking a Visiting Senior Scientific Specialist, Aquatic Ecologist to coordinate and execute highly technical, specialized field sampling on Lake Michigan and collect, manage, analyze, and report complicated fisheries data. Position is based at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Lake Michigan Program Office in Des Plaines, Illinois. Position may become a regular, non-visiting position at a later date.
Potential projects focused on groundwater-surface water interactions, toxicology of aquatic herbicides, or water quality modeling (August 2018 or later start date)
Application Deadline: April 15, 2018
The Kentucky Division of Water is seeking to hire an Environmental Biologist Consultant to coordinate reservoir or stream water quality monitoring in the state and perform taxonomic identifications. Prior experience in limnology or the identification of benthic macroinvertebrates or phytoplankton is beneficial. This position involves significant field and laboratory components. It is located in Frankfort, KY. The starting salary is $38,770.08 for a 37.5 hour work week. Position closes on 3/20/18.