PhD. Graduate assistantship in Interdisciplinary Ecology ~

19 de julio de 2007

PhD. Graduate assistantship in Interdisciplinary Ecology

School of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of
Florida, West Florida Research and Education Center (WFREC). This
assistantship is for a doctorial degree candidate to conduct research on
coastal vegetation dynamics and restoration. Research on Santa Rosa
Island, Florida has been on going since 1995, where three large overwash
events as the result of hurricanes have recently impacted the island. The
candidate will be expected to develop a research project within broadly
established project guidelines, and to work part time as part of a team
involved in wildlife and barrier island ecology and restoration. The
candidate will work with faculty both on and off the main campus. WFREC
is located 15 miles northeast of Pensacola, Florida. Coursework would be
taken in Gainesville with research and teaching at WFREC. Housing during
time at WFREC is provided.

Required: MS in ecology, range science, natural resource conservation,
environmental studies, botany or a related field; strong quantitative
skills and demonstrated writing ability; competitive GPA and GRE scores.
Applicants should be willing to work independently in the field and in
inclement weather; Interested applicants should send a cover letter, CV,
copies of GRE scores and academic transcripts and name, phone number and
email address of 3 references.

Salary: $ 12,460 annually plus full tuition waiver, health insurance
Closing date: Review of applications will begin in August. Candidate must
be identified before Sept. 1. Start date in Jan. 2008.

Submit: For more information, contact Dr. Debbie Miller, University of
Florida @ Milton 5988 Hwy. 90, Bldg. 4900, Milton FL 32483, 850-983-5216
ext. 104;

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