Student Opportunity Announcements

MS Graduate Research Assistantship

Title: MS Graduate Research Assistantship



Location: This
position will be co-advised by Dr. Paris Collingsworth and Dr. Tomas Höök,
Department of Forestry and Natural Resources Department, Purdue
University, West Lafayette, IN



Salary: Approximately $20,000, plus tuition and benefits



Responsibilities: Geospatial analysis of data collected via remote sensing.  Student will work with scientists from around
the Great Lakes basin to develop and optimize maps of primary production from
satellite observations.   The maps developed from this project will be
used to conduct geospatial analyses to determine the factors that influence
near shore productivity gradients in the Great Lakes.  Many opportunities exist to interact with
federal (EPA, NOAA) and non-governmental (Nature Conservancy) research
partners.



Qualifications: BS in
limnology, ecology, fisheries or a related program, minimum GPA 3.2 or
equivalent, verbal and quantitative GRE scores in 50th percentile or
better and analytical writing 4.0. 
Special consideration will be given to students with a strong
quantitative and analytical background and interest in ecological applications. 



Contact: Send statement of purpose, contact information for
three references and a copy of transcripts and GRE scores (unofficial OK) to
Paris Collingsworth, Purdue Forestry and Natural Resources, 312 886-7449, pcolling@purdue.edu.  Purdue University is an equal access/equal opportunity employer.