Quantitative Human Dimensions of Wildlife – North Carolina

North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
~$20,000/yr plus tuition, health insurance (for up to 3 years)
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Last Date to Apply
The M.S. student will lead a unique state wide project to estimate and evaluate the use and value of Game Lands in North Carolina. The student will integrate multiple data sources (e.g., camera traps, in-person surveys, online surveys) to estimate game land use while working closely with state agency and interdisciplinary team of researchers (e.g., biologists, economists, sociologists, statisticians) to understand the overall market and non-market value of game lands. Primary advisors will be Drs. Peterson and Pacifici in the Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation, Biology Program. The student will have opportunities to explore their own research questions in conjunction with the project.
B.S. degree in Wildlife Biology, Sociology, Statistics or related fields. Strong quantitative skills, interests in hierarchical modeling, strong interpersonal skills. Application Deadline: applications will be evaluated as they arrive Contact: To apply: Please send letter of interest, CV, unofficial transcripts, and GRE scores to Dr. Krishna Pacifici (jkpacifi@ncsu.edu) and Dr. Nils Peterson (m.nils.peterson@gmail.com).
Contact Person
Nils Peterson and Krishna Pacifici
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