NSF-REU Chihuahuan Desert Biodiversity

REU Opportunity Summer 2021: Ãf¢ÒÂEURÃ’ÂoeResearch Experience for Undergraduates in Chihuahuan Desert BiodiversityÃf¢ÒÂEURҝ

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Department of Biological Sciences invites applicants for the NSF sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Chihuahuan Desert Biodiversity.  This is a 10 week summer program. The goal of this program is to provide undergraduate students with experience in hypothesis-driven collaborative research utilizing field based and/or laboratory methods and fully engage students in projects associated with the ecology and evolution influencing Chihuahuan Desert biodiversity.

The program provides:
Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢ High quality research experience in ecology and evolutionary biology in the field and/or lab
Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢ Research opportunities at the Indio Mountains Research Station (IMRS), a 40,000 acre facility controlled by UTEP and/or other Chihuahuan Desert field sites
Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢ One-on-one and group mentoring from active research faculty in multidisciplinary fields
Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢ Training in bioethics and other relevant professional skills

The program includes:
Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢ $6000 stipend for 10 weeks
Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢ Housing in shared apartments and field station
Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢ Travel reimbursement of up to $600

For more information on the program, research projects or to apply please visit: https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.utep.edu%2Fcouri%2Fprograms%2Fcdb-reu%2F&data=04%7C01%7Cleah.rossettie%40uconn.edu%7Ca903a3115967426d6adb08d8c82cbe68%7C17f1a87e2a254eaab9df9d439034b080%7C0%7C0%7C637479441789584348%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=N77hKflbtkEMtA74UkWUN197l8AWm9fCKr8B1mKfHlI%3D&reserved=0

Enquiries: CDB-REU@utep.edu

*The format of this program is contingent on whether there are restrictions on travel and housing due to Covid-19. Students local to the El Paso region are especially encouraged to apply.