MS graduate opportunity – Florida

Agency
University of Florida
Location
Gainesville FL and Miami, FL
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
21k/yr, tuition, and field housing 6 months/yr
Start Date
08/20/2017
Last Date to Apply
06/30/2017
Website
http://www.wec.ufl.edu/faculty/frederickp/
Description
Master's degree opportunity in wetland ecology, focusing on mutualism between alligators and nesting wading birds, including benefits of coexistence for each group, and especially on understanding and quantification of alligator use of bird resources. Funded research, tuition and stipend for 2 years, field research support, and the ability to build on long term research program. The successful applicant will have a keen interest in wetlands and wildlife ecology, fieldwork experience, a solid academic background in wildlife, ecology, biology or related field, outstanding letters of reference, and good sense of humour, positive attitude, and willingness to spend long seasons in the field. Data processing and analysis, and previous field and boat experience is a plus. Please send a letter of interest, resume including unofficial copies of GRE scores, GPA, and contact information for three references to Dr. Peter Frederick, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, pfred@ufl.edu (email preferred). Degree program will start August 2017; applications will be processed as they are received until a suitable candidate is found.
Qualifications
The successful applicant will have a keen interest in wetlands and wildlife ecology, fieldwork experience, a solid academic background in wildlife, ecology, biology or related field, outstanding letters of reference, and good sense of humor, positive attitude, and willingness to spend long seasons in the field. Data processing and analysis, and previous field and boat experience is a plus. Please send a letter of interest, resume including unofficial copies of GRE scores, GPA, and contact information for three references to Dr. Peter Frederick, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, pfred@ufl.edu (email preferred). Degree program will start August 2017; applications will be processed as they are received until a suitable candidate is found.

Undergraduate degree in Wildlife, biology or appropriate natural resource field. Field work
Contact Person
Dr. Peter Frederick
Contact Phone
352-846-0565
Contact eMail
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