Graduate Research Assistant – Wetland Biogeochemistry on a Landscape Scale, Watershed Studies Institute and Department of Biological Sciences, Murray State University.
One full-time position to begin in August 2021.
Qualifications: B.S. in ecology, soil biogeochemistry, biology, or related discipline. Previous experience performing studies in strenuous field conditions, and remote sensing and GIS experience is highly desirable.
Responsibilities: The graduate student will work towards an M.S. degree in Watershed Science and conduct research related to wetland biogeochemistry in the Moon Lab.
Salary: The salary is provided through the Watershed Studies Institute at $12,000 per year. The student must qualify for the SUPERB (Students United in Preserving, Exploring, and Researching Biodiversity) scholarship program, which includes $5000 per fall and spring semester for tuition (for up to 2 years). Other benefits include housing at the Murray State University’s Hancock Biological Station, located on Lake Kentucky, ~ 17 miles east of the main campus.
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. J.B. Moon (email@example.com).
Deadline: May 15th, 2021 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.