Masters of Wildlife Conservation degree at Univ. Maine

Agency
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology at the University of Maine
Location
Orono, Maine
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
Four semesters of a Teaching Assistantship stipend, tuition waivers, and half the cost of health insurance.
Start Date
08/28/2017
Last Date to Apply
04/05/2017
Description
The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology at the University of Maine has an opening in its Masters of Wildlife Conservation degree program for a student to participate in a project to update Maine's reptile and amphibian atlas. This is a non-thesis degree program requiring 30 credits of course work, including an independent project; we expect that it will take four semesters and perhaps a summer to complete the program. The project will include field surveys and some database work in collaboration with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife; academic supervisors will be Aram Calhoun and Malcolm Hunter. See http://www.maine.gov/ifw/wildlife/species/reptiles/atlasing_project.html
Qualifications
This post is appropriate for individuals who have a baccalaureate degree with a strong academic record, and an interest in field work, and who seek to expand their coursework in ecology and conservation. Priority will be given to applicants with field survey experience and teaching experience. Applications for a program beginning September 2017 will be reviewed beginning March 20th. Please send a letter of interest, transcripts, GRE scores, and resume to Wildeco@maine.edu with a subject heading: HerpMWC.
Contact Person
Malcolm Hunter
Contact eMail
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