Here’s an opportunity for the EEB website:
Dr. Peter Adler (Utah State University) and Dr. Matt Germino (USGS) seek experienced field ecologists to implement a series of experiments focused on understanding how climate change will affect the trajectory of the cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) invasion in the Intermountain West. Two positions are available: one stationed Logan, Utah with AdlerÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â(tm)s research group, and the other stationed in Boise, Idaho with GerminoÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â(tm)s research group. These are temporary (two year), full-time positions with annual income of $32,000-35,000 plus benefits. Positions will begin between May and July, 2020.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Leading the implementation of large common garden experiments, including site preparation, seed preparation, and seed planting.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Collecting data on plant demographic rates, functional traits, and abiotic conditions.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Data entry and QAQC.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Supervising student research assistants.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Assisting PIs with project management.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Bachelor degree in biology, ecology, natural resources or a related field, or equivalent job experience
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Previous experience with plant ecology field experiments
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Knowledge of Intermountain West flora
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ MS degree in biology, ecology, natural resources or a related field
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Project management experience
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Competence in the R statistical environment
To apply, please email a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to Peter Adler (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please indicate whether you are interested in the Boise and/or the Logan position.