Graduate Research Assistant (MS)- conservation monitoring

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Graduate Research Assistant (MS)- conservation monitoring

Postby irwin » Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:53 pm

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Title: Graduate Research Assistant (MS)

Project: Monitoring and Modeling for Conservation

Responsibilities: Provide statistical and technical assistance to the National Park Service’s Inventory and Monitoring program; apply methods and tools for quality-control review, analysis, and visualization of data collected on vegetation, water quality, wildlife, and more; assist with statistical-support reports; and interact with scientists at the National Park Service and the Georgia Cooperative Research Unit and our partners. Other related duties may also be assigned as needs arise (e.g., required training, contribution to general operation of the research unit). Further, lab members are expected to help maintain a supportive collegiate environment.

Qualifications: Required – BS in Ecology, Natural Resources, Statistics, or related field. Preferred –
experience with data management and statistics; proficiency with R; experience with monitoring data collected from natural habitats and wild populations.

Salary: approximately $26,000 / year, plus full tuition waver.

Contact: Dr. Brian Irwin, e: irwin@uga.edu

To apply: Prior to applying to the Graduate School, qualified applicants should send a single email containing: 1) cover letter describing professional interests (1-page max), 2) a resume, 3) unofficial transcripts of college-level work, and 4) contact information for 3 professional references to Dr. Brian Irwin (irwin@uga.edu). Open until filled. Preferred start is Fall 2019. UGA job posting number: G/R03229P.

Additional weblinks:
University of Georgia – http://www.uga.edu
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources – https://www.warnell.uga.edu
Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit – http://www.coopunits.org/Georgia
National Park Service Inventory & Monitoring – https://www.nps.gov/im
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