Grassland Research Assistant, Oklahoma

Agency
Oklahoma State University
Location
Nature Conservancy’s Joseph H. Williams Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, Oklahoma
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Start Date
07/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
05/15/2021
Website
https://hamedgholizadeh.wixsite.com/mysite
Description
Description: We are seeking a research assistant (RA; graduate or undergraduate degree in Ecology, Biological Sciences, Botany, or related fields) for a NASA-funded project focusing on detecting grassland plant diversity using remote sensing. The RA will be expected to conduct comprehensive field botanical surveys to identify grassland plant species following an established protocol and assist with other components of the project, including collecting and analyzing leaf functional traits and remotely-sensed data. The primary study site is The Nature Conservancy’s Joseph H. Williams Tallgrass Prairie Preserve (https://tinyurl.com/rmyw8pw4). Qualifications: 1. Ability to work independently 2. Prior knowledge on grassland plant species 3. Excellent written and oral communication skills 4. Enthusiastic about grasslands 5. Comfortable with working in remote settings Timeline: Target start date is July 01, 2021. Pay: Pay is commensurate with qualifications. To Apply: Please send cover letter, CV, and list of three references to Dr. Hamed Gholizadeh (hamed.gholizadeh@okstate.edu). Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and do not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit https://eeo.okstate.edu.
Qualifications
Qualifications: 1. Ability to work independently 2. Prior knowledge on grassland plant species 3. Excellent written and oral communication skills 4. Enthusiastic about grasslands 5. Comfortable with working in remote settings
Contact Person
Hamed Gholizadeh
Contact eMail
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