Graduate Assistant – Illinois

Agency
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Location
Carbondale, Illinois
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
1658/month
Start Date
10/15/2017
Last Date to Apply
09/01/2017
Website
http://wildlife.siu.edu/
Description
One student is needed to assist in a project addressing both applied and theoretical questions regarding the influence of grassland vegetation management and community structure on bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) ecology and management on Burning Star 5 State Wildlife Area in southern Illinois. Graduate studies will lead to a PhD degree in Zoology or Ecology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Competitive GPA and GRE scores are required.
Qualifications
Competitive candidates will have completed a Bachelor’s and M.S. degree in Wildlife Ecology, Zoology, or a related field; however, exceptional candidates with a Bachelor of Science only will be considered. Demonstrated experience identifying grassland nesting birds and the ability to conduct rigorous fieldwork under extreme conditions will be necessary. Previous experience or a desire to continue a career in avian ecology is desirable, but not essential. Applicants should provide a letter of interest that includes a brief biological sketch and career goals, a resume, GRE scores, and GPA. I will review applications as they are received and continue until the position is filled. Application packets will be provided to candidates selected for further consideration.
Contact Person
Mike Eichholz
Contact Phone
6184536951
Contact eMail
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