Grassland Research Technician

Location
Nature Conservancy’s Joseph H. Williams Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, Oklahoma
Posted
Mar 19, 2021
Closes
Apr 18, 2021
Discipline
Biogeosciences
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Masters
Job Type
Internship
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type
Academia

Grassland Research Technician

Description:

We are seeking a motivated research technician (graduate or undergraduate student in Ecology, Biological Sciences, Botany, or related fields) for field data collection during the 2021 growing season at the Nature Conservancy’s Joseph H. Williams Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, Oklahoma. Specifically, the technician will be expected to conduct comprehensive field botanical surveys to identify grassland plants following an established protocol. The position is part of a broader NASA-funded project for detecting grassland plant diversity using remote sensing. The technician will be based at the Nature Conservancy’s Joseph H. Williams Tallgrass Prairie Preserve.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The position is available immediately and the target start date is July 1st 2021. The position will continue until fieldwork is complete (target is August 15th). Additionally, potential for research and publication opportunities beyond this date is feasible and negotiable.

Qualifications:  

We seek candidates who are enthusiastic about grasslands, comfortable with working in remote settings, work well in a collaborative setting, and have excellent communication skills.

To Apply:

Please send cover letter, CV, and three references to Dr. Hamed Gholizadeh (hamed.gholizadeh@okstate.edu). Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. 

We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and do not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit https://eeo.okstate.edu.

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