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5 de febrero de 2007

SUMMER RESEARCH ASSISTANT POSITIONS

USDA Forest Service
Rocky Mountain Research Station
Great Basin Ecosystem Management Project

The Positions:
· Research assistants for field and lab work with the riparian plant
ecology, pinyon-juniper ecology, invasive species, and fire history studies
of the Great Basin Ecosystem Management Project.
· Work includes sampling vegetation and soils in central Nevada
watersheds laboratory processing of the collected materials, and data
entry. You may be eligible for academic creditâ?"talk to your advisor.
· Hours: Full time (40 hrs/wk) from mid/late May until classes resume
at the end of August. Some part time before and after this period is
possible.
· Pay: $11.01 - $13.83/hr depending on education and experience.

Qualifications:
· Interest in working with plants required, knowledge of native Nevada
plant species desirable.
· Familiarity with field plant and soil data collection techniques and
lab processing techniques.
· Computer skills, especially MS Excel.
· Good physical condition, including ability to work outdoors for
extended periods of time in varying weather conditions. This will include
hiking long distances in rough terrain with sampling gear and samples.
· Availability for extended field work, up to five days (usually
Monday-Friday).
· Good driving record. Some experience with 4WD vehicles is desirable.
· Send Cover letter, Resume, Contact information for three references
and transcripts (Unofficial-OK) to David Board

Contact:David Board
Ecologist
dboard@fs.fed.us
USDA Forest Service, RMRS
920 Valley Rd., Rm. 5
Reno, NV 89512
775.784.5329
Dr. Jeanne Chambers
Research Ecologist
chambers@unr.edu
USDA Forest Service, RMRS
920 Valley Rd., Rm. 10
Reno, NV 89512
775.784.5329
Dr. Robin Tausch
Range Ecologist
tausch@unr.edu
USDA Forest Service, RMRS
920 Valley Rd., Rm. 8
Reno, NV 89512
775.784.5329


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The plural of anecdote is not data
-Roger Brinner
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David Board
Ecologist (Data Analyst)
Forest Science Laboratory- Rocky Mountain Research Station
920 Valley Rd
Reno, NV 89512
dboard@fs.fed.us
(775) 784-5329
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