Grassland Ecology - Research Assistant
We are seeking a temporary research assistant (RA; graduate or undergraduate degree in Botany, Ecology, or related fields) to participate in data collections for two projects: An international network (BugNet) and a NASA-funded project. The RA will be expected to conduct field botanical surveys to identify grassland plant species and soil sampling at two locations: The McPherson preserve in Stillwater, Oklahoma, and The Nature Conservancy’s Joseph H. Williams Tallgrass Prairie Preserve (https://www.nature.org/en-us/get-involved/how-to-help/places-we-protect/tallgrass-prairie-preserve/). There will be also opportunities to assist with other components of the projects, including leaf functional traits analyses, DNA extractions, and remote sensing.
- Ability to work well in a collaborative setting Prior knowledge on grassland plant species Excellent written and oral communication skills Enthusiastic about grasslands Comfortable with working in remote but collaborative settings Valid driver license
Target start date is June 01, 2022.
Pay is commensurate with qualifications.
Please send cover letter, CV, and list of three references to Dr. Hamed Gholizadeh (email@example.com) or Dr. Benedicte Bachelot (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of the applications will begin immediately.
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