4 undergraduate summer interns in insect biodiversity and evolution (PA, USA) ~ Bioblogia.net

11 de febrero de 2016

4 undergraduate summer interns in insect biodiversity and evolution (PA, USA)

The research team at the Frost Entomological Museum seeks four undergraduate summer interns to assist with projects related to insect biodiversity and evolution. Interns will receive training in fieldwork, curation, biodiversity informatics, specimen collection and preparation, microscopy, diagnostics, and, depending on his/her project: taxonomy, rearing, dissection, GC-MS, transcriptomics, niche modeling, 3D reconstruction, histology, and novel approaches to visualizing insect anatomy.
Announcement here: https://wp.me/p4sOIf-FH

To apply, please see the Penn State jobs website: https://psu.jobs/job/61792
Applicants must submit the following materials by March 31, 2016:

(1) resume, including relevant courses
(2) a list of three references
(3) cover letter describing research experience, interests, and career goals

The internships last 8 weeks and can be extended up to 10 weeks, depending on the project. The stipend in approximately $550 per week, and incumbents are responsible for their own housing.

Contact info:

Andrew R. Deans, director
Frost Entomological Museum
Department of Entomology
501 ASI Building
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802 USA

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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