Summer Research Assistant in Plant Ecology at RMBL

Summer Research Assistant Position in Plant Evolutionary Ecology at RMBL

The Campbell lab at the University of California at Irvine

( is seeking a field research

assistant to join our team in plant evolutionary ecology for summer

2020. The work will be based at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

( in Colorado. The assistant will help with data

collection of vegetative, physiological, and floral traits for long-term

projects. These projects are aimed at testing whether plant populations

can adapt quickly enough to environmental change to avoid extinction.

The fieldwork can be strenuous and sometimes involves extensive hiking

at high elevations and work during inclement weather. In addition to

field and laboratory work, the assistant is expected to be an active

participant in the research community. Applicants should have some

college level coursework in ecology. Those with prior laboratory or

fieldwork experience with plants are especially encouraged to apply. The

full-time position is available from early June to the end of August,

with exact start and end dates flexible. Compensation includes station

fees and housing at RMBL, and a salary.

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and

contact information for two references. Screening of applicants will

begin March 11 and continue until the position is filled. Applications,

or requests for more information, should be directed to Dr. Diane

Campbell ( ).

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative

Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants

will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,

religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,

disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories

covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.