A position for an M.S. student is currently open in the research team of Dr. Jeffrey Matthews (http://publish.illinois.edu/matthewslab/<https://webmail.illinois.edu/owa/redir.aspx?SURL=3DJd2W_kP0pKgKljlqdJZckLn3xU8Ogs20qLf1lcepOTA2SesiLXfSCGgAdAB0AHAAOgAvAC8AcAB1AGIAbABpAHMAaAAuAGkAbABsAGkAbgBvAGkAcwAuAGUAZAB1AC8AbQBhAHQAdABoAGUAdwBzAGwAYQBiAC8A&URL=3Dhttp%3a%2f%2fpublish.illinois.edu%2fmatthewslab%2f>), Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The successful candidate will conduct research on plant community development in restored wetlands and other ecosystems in a study being conducting across four U.S. regions.
The ideal candidate will have completed a B.S. degree in ecology, natural resources, or a related discipline, have experience in plant identification, and possess knowledge of the flora of at least one of the following U.S. regions: Midwest, New England, Southwest, Southeast.
Prospective students should email a summary of research interests and qualifications, CV, unofficial transcript and GRE scores to Dr. Jeffrey Matthews (email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>). Suitable candidates will be invited to apply to the graduate program in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science program (http://nres.illinois.edu/). Funding will be available through a combination of research and teaching assistantships.