Summer Research Position in Aquatic Ecology ~

5 de abril de 2005

Summer Research Position in Aquatic Ecology

The lab of Dr. David Lodge at the University of Notre Dame (webpage: seeks an individual to participate in a research project concerning the bioeconomic impacts ofinvasive species.
This is a temporary position (approx. 40hrs/week) with an estimated 12- week term of employment. The primary responsibility of this position will be to carry out an in-depth survey of the primary literature regarding the potential and documented impacts, both ecological and economic, of non- indigenous aquatic species in the Great Lakes region. While the great majority of the individual's working hours will be spent on Notre Dame's campus, opportunities may become available to participate in fieldwork associated with related research projects and outreach efforts on-going in the lab.
The successful applicant must possess the ability to carefully organize and coherently summarize large quantities of detailed information. The ability to conduct efficient and effective library research is a necessity. Desirable computer skills include: word processing, database management, and reference management software utilization. The applicant should have an interest in ecology and a desire to contribute to the understanding of the pressing environmental issue of biological invasions.
The pay rate for this position will be $7.35/hour.
Start and end dates for this position are flexible, but would ideally begin in mid-May 2005. For more information regarding this position, contact John Rothlisberger ( To apply, please email a letter of interest, copies of transcripts, a resume, and contact information for three references to Joanna McNulty (
Hard copies may be mailed to Joanna McNulty, Department of Biological Sciences, P.O. Box 369, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556.

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