Faculty Research Assistant ~ Bioblogia.net

23 de octubre de 2005

Faculty Research Assistant

The Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science is seeking a highly motivated research assistant to work on projects in the lab focused on watershed hydrology and landscape connectivity. An example of the projects in which the individual will participate is a NASA-funded effort to understand and predict the relationship between flooding and land cover/land use change associated with the extraction of natural resources (primarily coal and timber) in the Appalachian Mountains and Ukrainian Carpathians.

The successful candidate must have experience in at least one or more of the following areas: ecohydrological modeling, landscape ecology, geographical information systems. M.S. in Environmental Science or closely-related discipline is preferred but not required. This is a permanent, full-time (12-month) appointment starting in January 2006. Salary is competitive and health insurance and retirement benefits are included. Appointment is for one year (renewable for one or more additional years subject to performance and the availability of funds). Applicants should send a c.v., contact information for 3 references, and a brief statement of interest to: Todd Lookingbill Appalachian Laboratory, UMCES 301 Braddock Road Frostburg, MD 21532 or email to: tlookingbill@al.umces.edu

Additional information on the Appalachian Laboratory can be found on the web at www.al.umces.edu. The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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