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Graduate Research Assistant – Effects of Wetland Restoration on Consumers

Graduate & Postdoc
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Watershed Studies Institute and Department of Biological Sciences, Murray State University

One full-time position to begin late May 2019. Qualifications: B.S. in biology, ecology, or related discipline. Previous experience with aquatic ecosystems, field experiments, strenuous field conditions, and experience with aquatic and riparian consumers (birds, bats, reptiles and amphibians, and aquatic and terrestrial invertebrates) highly desirable. Responsibilities: To conduct research on the effects of bottomland hardwood restoration on aquatic and riparian consumers while completing a M.S. degree in Watershed Science. Salary: $16,500 per year. This project is fully funded and includes a tuition waiver. Other benefits include housing at the Hancock Biological Station. To Apply: Email a letter of application, curriculum vitae including undergraduate GPA and GRE scores, and the names and email addresses of three references to Dr. Howard Whiteman ( Deadline: February 20, 2019 or until the position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.