Graduate Research Assistant in Aquatic Ecology, Watershed Studies Institute, Murray State University.  One full-time position to begin June 2015.  Qualifications: B.S. in biology, ecology, or related discipline.  Previous experience with field and/or lab experiments, pond ecosystems, and amphibian and invertebrate ecology highly desirable.  Responsibilities: To conduct research on the predatory effects of size-structured salamander populations on community and ecosystem interactions while completing a M.S. degree in Watershed Science. Salary: $12,000 per year plus potential for competitive tuition waivers.  Other benefits include housing at the Hancock Biological Station (Murray, KY).  To Apply:  Email a letter of application, curriculum vitae including undergraduate GPA and GRE scores, and the names and email addresses of three references to Dr. Howard Whiteman (hwhiteman@murraystate.edu).  Deadline: March 1, 2015 or until the position is filled.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.

Howard H. Whiteman
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
Director, Watershed Studies Institute

Department of Biological Sciences
Murray State University
Murray, KY  42071-0009

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