M.S. Graduate Assistantship: Grassland restoration strategies following solar field installation: South Texas

Agency
Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute/ Texas A&M - Kingville
Location
South Texas
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
1600.00 /montly
Start Date
06/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
08/15/2021
Description
The graduate student selected will conduct research on grassland restoration techniques following the construction of a new solar field. The goals of the project are to evaluate the ability of South Texas Natives seed releases to restore a native grassland community to areas impacted by the construction of a new solar field, and evaluate the most efficient planting time and technique of these seeds. The successful candidate will pursue a MS degree in Range and Wildlife Management with the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Qualifications
B.S. in range ecology, plant ecology, or closely related field. A strong work ethic, good verbal and written communication skills, ability to work independently and as a productive member of a research team, and ability to work under adverse field conditions (hot humid Texas environment) are essential. Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and competitive GRE scores. Preferred: Background or interest in plant identification, vegetation sampling, basic field ecology.
Contact Person
Dr. Anthony Falk
Contact Phone
361-593-4933
Contact eMail
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