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M.S. Assistantship in Avian Ecology


Eastern Kentucky University


Central Appalachia, Kentucky


United States

Last Date to Apply:

01 Mar 2018
Open until filled


We are hiring a field technician starting in May 2018 who will then assume an M.S. graduate assistantship in Fall 2018. The technician/student will be part of a research project investigating bird associations with hemlock forests in Kentucky. An undergraduate technician will be available to support field work. The position will be funded over the summer at $12/hr for 37.5 hrs/wk. The assistantship includes a stipend of $11,200/9 months, plus 2/3 tuition waiver.


Applicants must have excellent skills identifying eastern birds by sight and sound, and be in excellent physical condition. Applicants should possess an undergraduate degree in Biology, or a related field, and have a valid driver's license. If interested, email a cover letter, resume (with GPA and GRE scores), and email addresses for 3 references to Dr. David Brown. The cover letter should clearly describe your bird identification skills.