M.S. or Ph.D. Assistantship on Sage-grouse in southern Idaho – Univ of Idaho

Agency
University of Idaho
Location
Moscow, ID
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
12-month RA
Start Date
03/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
01/20/2021
Description
GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP available for an M.S. or Ph.D. student in the Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences at the University of Idaho. Qualifications include an undergraduate degree (in Biology, Zoology, Wildlife Biology, or related field) and an undergraduate GPA of >3.0. The successful applicant must have excellent written and interpersonal skills, a strong work ethic, a willingness to conduct field research under rigorous and hot conditions, aptitude for quantitative skills, and prior field research experience. Student will be funded on a Research Assistantship as part of a project to evaluate the effects of aircraft noise on greater sage-grouse. This is a collaborative project with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Mountain Home Air Force Base. The assistantship will cover all tuition and fees, student health insurance, and a year-round grad stipend. Start date is flexible: as early as spring 2021 or summer/fall 2021. To apply, please send the following materials (via email attachment) by 20 January to Dr. Courtney Conway (cconway@uidaho.edu): (1) Cover letter explaining career goals, academic interests, and highlighting experience relevant to the project, (2) resume, (3) unofficial copy of undergrad/grad transcripts, (4) names/addresses/email for >3 references, and (5) GPA and GRE scores & percentiles. See the following websites for more information on the Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences at the University of Idaho (http://www.uidaho.edu/cnr/fishwild) and the Idaho Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit (https://www.coopunits.org/Idaho/).
Qualifications
Qualifications include an undergraduate degree (in Biology, Zoology, Wildlife Biology, or related field) and an undergraduate GPA of >3.0. The successful applicant must have excellent written and interpersonal skills, a strong work ethic, a willingness to conduct field research under rigorous and hot conditions, aptitude for quantitative skills, and prior field research experience.
Contact Person
Courtney Conway
Contact eMail
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