Dr. Peter Adler (Utah State University) and Dr. Matt Germino (USGS) seek experienced field ecologists to help implement and monitor 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 seasonal, hourly positions ($12-13/hr) for the period May-September, 2020.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Assist with implementation of large common garden experiments, including seed preparation, site preparation, and seed planting.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Collection of data on plant species composition.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Data entry, including digitization of maps using ArcGIS, and QAQC.
Desired qualifications include:
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Previous field experience.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Knowledge of Intermountain West flora.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Ability to perform tedious tasks over long periods under adverse weather conditions.
To apply, please email a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to Peter Adler (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please indicate if you are interested in the Boise and/or Logan positions.