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Grassland Research Assistant

Employer
Oklahoma State University - Department of Geography
Location
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Closing date
Jun 11, 2022

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Discipline
Biogeosciences
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Masters
Job Type
Internship
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type
Academia
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Grassland Ecology - Research Assistant

 

Description:

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.

 

Qualifications:

  1. 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

 

 

Timeline:

Target start date is June 01, 2022. 

 

Pay:

Pay is commensurate with qualifications. 

 

To Apply:

Please send cover letter, CV, and list of three references to Dr. Hamed Gholizadeh (hamed.gholizadeh@okstate.edu) or Dr. Benedicte Bachelot (benedicte.bachelot@okstate.edu). Review of the applications will begin immediately. 

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.  Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does 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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