Summer 2015 REU Opportunity: Species interactions in a changing climate at Mount Rainier National Park, WA

Summer 2015 Undergrad Research (REU) Opportunity: Species interactions in a changing climate at Mount Rainier National Park, WA

The HilleRisLambers community ecology lab at the University of Washington is seeking applicants for an NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in the summer of 2015.  The student will contribute to ongoing NSF-funded field research on the effects of climate change on plant communities in Mt. Rainier National Park, and will work closely with Dr.
Janneke HilleRisLambers and other lab members to develop and implement an independent project focusing on the role of indirect interactions between plants mediated by their shared pollinators.

To be eligible, you must be a US Citizen or permanent resident currently working towards a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, graduating no sooner than Fall 2015. University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veterans, or status as qualified individuals with disabilities. Individuals of
underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

The REU will run from May 26th through August 21st. We will provide a stipend of $450/week for the 12-week period of the internship along with lodging and food at Mt. Rainier during field work (~5 days / week). When not in the field, the REU student would be based at UW’s Seattle campus.
To get more information about the REU position and specific instructions on how to apply, please visit The online application will be open until Friday March 20th, and we anticipate interviewing candidates the following week.

For more information about Dr. HilleRisLambers’ research group, visit