MS Teaching Assistantship, West Virginia

Agency
West Virginia University
Location
Morgantown, WV
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
$18,000 per year
Start Date
08/16/2021
Last Date to Apply
06/01/2021
Description
MS Teaching Assistantship. Seeking a highly motivated student for an applied research study of biomass plantings for energy infrastructure in the Mid-Atlantic Region. The successful candidate will investigate wildlife habitat enhancement associated with bioenergy plantings on marginal lands and midstream infrastructure. Research questions will focus on comparisons of standard and novel reclamation practices with potential focal species including mammals, herps and pollinators. This project is a collaborative effort between Wildlife and Fisheries Resources and Energy Land Management programs within the Division of Forestry and Natural Resources at West Virginia University. The student will work up to 20 hours per week as a teaching assistant in the Wildlife and Fisheries Resources Program during fall and spring semesters.
Qualifications
Student requirements include: undergraduate degree in natural resources related field; a strong work ethic; ability to work independently and cooperatively with others; GPA >3.2 and GRE (verbal and math) >300. Submit letter of interest (why you are interested in this project, your research and career goals, etc.), resume, copy of transcripts and GRE scores, and contact information for 3 references to Dr. John Edwards, Division of Forestry and Natural Resources, 322 Percival Hall, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-6125 via jedwards@wvu.edu.
Contact Person
Dr. John Edwards
Contact Phone
3046924916
Contact eMail
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