MS or PhD Assistantship on Burrowing Owl ecology – 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 near Albuquerque, New Mexico. Student will be funded on a Research Assistantship and will spend spring and summers conducting field work in New Mexico. Field work will require trapping and banding burrowing owls, monitoring burrowing owl nests, conducting owl surveys, and possibly attaching satellite transmitters to owls. Start date is flexible: preferably sometime in spring 2021 but summer/fall 2021 is a potentially acceptable. To apply, please send the following materials (via email attachment) by 10 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 and/or GPA, (4) names/addresses/email for >3 references, and (5) 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 near Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Contact Person
Courtney Conway
Contact eMail
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