MS position in restoration ecology – University of Illinois

A position for an M.S. student is currently open in the research team of Dr. Jeffrey Matthews (<>), 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 (<>).  Suitable candidates will be invited to apply to the graduate program in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science program (  Funding will be available through a combination of research and teaching assistantships.