M.S. Graduate Assistant – Wetland Ecology – Michigan

Agency
Central Michigan University
Location
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
~$21,000/yr + tuition waiver
Start Date
08/15/2022
Last Date to Apply
12/01/2021
Website
https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/se/biology/Graduate%20Programs/Pages/default.aspx
Description
The successful candidate will conduct research on wildlife in Great Lakes coastal wetlands, as part of a Great Lakes basin-wide monitoring effort funded by the EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Research will be incorporated into a long-term monitoring database for anuran and avian populations and continue a long-term study on muskrats in coastal wetlands. Start date could be 1 May 2022, if available. More information about the MS programs in Biology at CMU is available here: https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/se/biology/Graduate%20Programs/Pages/default.aspx and https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/se/biology/Pages/default.aspx
Qualifications
Academic requirements include a B.S. degree in biology, wildlife, or related field with GPA > 3.2. No GRE is required. Candidates must also have a valid driver’s license. Preferred candidates should have experience with population surveys, GIS, GPS, and statistical analyses. Preferred candidates should also have a strong work ethic, excellent verbal and written communication skills, leadership skills, demonstrated ability to interact positively with the public and agency personnel, ability to work independently, and able to conduct field work in a variety of conditions. If interested, provide Dr. Tom Gehring via email (gehri1tm@cmich.edu) with a single PDF that includes: 1) a 1-page letter of interest describing your qualifications, experience and professional goals; 2) CV; 3) GPA and unofficial transcripts; and 4) contact information for at least 3 professional references.
Contact Person
Tom Gehring
Contact eMail
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