Avian Ecology: Huntsville, AL

Agency
Alabama A&M University
Location
Huntsville, AL
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
20000
Start Date
05/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
08/15/2021
Description
MS or PH.D. GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP. Alabama A&M University (AAMU), located in Huntsville of northern Alabama, one of the best places to live in the country (https://patch.com/alabama/across-al/huntsville-among-best-places-live-2020-u-s-news). Research on topics related to avian ecology such as, but are not limited to, (1) forest management and avian community responses, (2) stopover ecology of migratory birds, (3) breeding ecology of Cerulean Warbler, or other related topics. The starting date is flexible, with the possibility to start as soon as possible. The candidate will be supported by a Research Assistantship ($20,000 yearly) and an out-of-state tuition waiver. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, a resume (with field skills, interests, and past experience), copies of transcripts and the 2 reference letters to: DR. YONG WANG, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Alabama A&M University, Normal, AL 35762; (256) 783-2370; yong.wang@aamu.edu.
Qualifications
We seek a motivated and self-driven graduate student in good physical condition. Training of identify birds by sounds or sightings is desired. Prior bird research experience is a necessity. Expect rigors and unpredictable field situations, possible early mornings work on a regular basis. A good driving record.
Contact Person
Yong Wang
Contact Phone
256 783 2370
Contact eMail
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