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Graduate Research Assistant - Stream/Riparian Ecology

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 stream/riparian ecosystems, field experiments, strenuous field conditions, stream invertebrates, amphibians, fish, and riparian consumers highly desirable. Responsibilities: To conduct research in stream and/or riparian ecology while completing a M.S. degree in Watershed Science. Salary: $16,500 per year. This project is fully funded, and includes a tuition waiver and travel to field sites in Colorado. Other benefits include housing at the Hancock Biological Station (Murray, KY) during the academic year and High Lonesome Ranch (De Beque, CO) during summers. 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.