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Graduate Research Assistant (M.Sc.) - Wetland restoration and nutrient cycling

Graduate & Postdoc
Posted: 
09/26/2019
Expiration Date: 
10/20/2019

Watershed Studies Institute and Murray State University

One full-time position to begin when filled. Qualifications: B.S. in biology, ecology, or related discipline. Previous experience with aquatic ecosystems, field experiments, strenuous field conditions, and experience with nutrient cycling, hydrology and biogeochemistry is highly desirable. Responsibilities: To conduct research on the effects of bottomland hardwood restoration on nutrient cycling while completing a M.Sc. degree in Watershed Science. This project is fully funded, including full tuition. Salary: $16,500 per year. Other benefits include potential for free housing at the Hancock Biological Station (Murray, KY). The successful applicant will join a team of graduate students quantifying macroinvertebrates, fish and riparian consumers. 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. Michael Flinn (mflinn@murraystate.edu). Deadline: October 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.