Graduate Research Assistantship, Western Kentucky

Murray State University
Murray State University
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Last Date to Apply
Graduate Research Assistant – Wetland Biogeochemistry on a Landscape Scale, Watershed Studies Institute and Department of Biological Sciences, Murray State University. One full-time position to begin in August 2021. Responsibilities: The graduate student will work towards an M.S. degree in Watershed Science and conduct research related to wetland biogeochemistry in the Moon Lab. Salary: The salary is provided through the Watershed Studies Institute at $12,000 per year. The student must qualify for the SUPERB (Students United in Preserving, Exploring, and Researching Biodiversity) scholarship program, which includes $5000 per fall and spring semester for tuition (for up to 2 years). Other benefits include housing at the Murray State University’s Hancock Biological Station, located on Lake Kentucky, ~ 17 miles east of the main campus.
Qualifications: B.S. in ecology, soil biogeochemistry, biology, or related discipline. Previous experience performing studies in strenuous field conditions, and remote sensing and GIS experience is highly desirable. To Apply: Email a letter of application, curriculum vitae including undergraduate GPA and GRE scores, and the names and email addresses of three references to Dr. J.B. Moon ( Deadline: March 25th, 2021 or until the position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.
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Jessica Moon
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