Graduate Research Assistant in Wetland Biogeochemistry

 (via Society for Freshwater Science)
Murray State University
Murray, KY, United States
Position Type: 
Scholarship
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)

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Graduate Research Assistant – Wetland Biogeochemistry on a Landscape Scale, Watershed Studies Institute and Department of Biological Sciences, Murray State University. 

One full-time position to begin in August 2021. 

Qualifications: B.S. in ecology, soil biogeochemistry, biology, or related discipline.  Previous experience performing studies in strenuous field conditions, and remote sensing and GIS experience is highly desirable.

Responsibilities: The graduate student will work towards an M.S. degree in Watershed Science and conduct research related to wetland biogeochemistry in the Moon Lab.

Salary: The salary is provided through the Watershed Studies Institute at $12,000 per year. The student must qualify for the SUPERB (Students United in Preserving, Exploring, and Researching Biodiversity) scholarship program, which includes $5000 per fall and spring semester for tuition (for up to 2 years). Other benefits include housing at the Murray State University’s Hancock Biological Station, located on Lake Kentucky, ~ 17 miles east of the main campus. 

To Apply:  Email a letter of application, curriculum vitae including undergraduate GPA and GRE scores, and the names and email addresses of three references to Dr. J.B. Moon (jmoon8@murraystate.edu). 

Deadline: March 25th, 2021 or until the position is filled. 

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.