Ph.D. or M.S. Assistantship in Wetland Ecology: Louisiana

Agency
Louisiana State University
Location
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
$25,000 (PhD); $22,000 (MS)
Start Date
08/15/2017
Last Date to Apply
07/15/2017
Website
http://www.oceanography.lsu.edu/
Description
The Wetland Plant Ecology Lab
(https://sites01.lsu.edu/faculty/quirklab/) in the Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences at Louisiana State University is seeking a highly motivated student with strong academic credentials and previous field experience to work on a collaborative research project investigating the effects of nutrients and sediments on wetland plant productivity and soil carbon. This research will involve a combination of both field and greenhouse studies with the goal to provide wetland managers and restoration practitioners with valuable information relevant to planned wetland restoration activities.
Qualifications
Minimum qualifications for this position include a B.S. degree (M.S. for Ph.D. position) in ecology, biogeochemistry or a related discipline. The candidate must be able to work in the field under adverse conditions and have excellent organizational skills. Preference will be given to applicants with prior field experience. The Department of Oceanography requires a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and GRE scores of 300 for admission. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV (including GPA and GRE scores), and contact information for three references to Dr. Tracy Quirk at tquirk@lsu.edu
Contact Person
Tracy Quirk
Contact eMail
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