Graduate Research Assistantship (M.S.)-Aquatic Ecology

Graduate Research Assistant, Watershed Studies Institute, Murray State University.  One full-time position to begin late May 2017.  Qualifications: B.S. in biology, ecology, or related discipline.  Previous experience with field experiments, stream/riparian ecosystems, amphibians, fish, and/or stream invertebrate ecology highly desirable.  Responsibilities: To conduct research on trophic interactions in stream and riparian food webs while completing a M.S. degree in Watershed Science.  This project is fully funded, including travel to field sites in Colorado.  Salary: $16,500 per year.  Other benefits include housing at the Hancock Biological Station (Murray, KY) during the academic year and High Lonesome Ranch (De Beque, CO) during summers.  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. Howard Whiteman ( <>).  Deadline: February 15, 2017 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.