Macroinvertebrate ecologist (USA) ~

1 de marzo de 2014

Macroinvertebrate ecologist (USA)

The National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC), a division of Lewis and Clark
Community College partnered with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is seeking
applications for a macroinvertebrate ecologist interested in conducting research on large-floodplain
rivers, their watersheds and tributaries.  This position is a 12-month, 100% time position, reflecting a
100% research appointment with a small outreach responsibility.  The successful candidate is
expected to develop an independent research program, regularly publish research results in peer-
reviewed scientific journals, develop successful grant proposals, possess strong quantitative skills, and
be willing to work with governmental and non-governmental agencies at the state, national, and
international level.  Situated near the confluence of the Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois rivers,
NGRREC’s Costello Confluence Field Station provides an ideal location for conducting research on
large rivers, with research facilities that include a wet lab and river mesocosms which access unfiltered
Mississippi River water.
More information can be found here:

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in ecology or a related discipline. Preferred candidates will be mid-
career (i.e., associate or late assistant level) with a strong record of peer-reviewed publications and
evidence of sustained success in attracting external research funding.

Apply online at
Application Deadline: March 31, 2014

The position is housed within Lewis and Clark Community College at the Costello Confluence Field
Station in East Alton, Illinois East Alton, Illinois.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Start Date: Negotiable

For more information, please contact:
Dr. John Chick

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