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Summer Research Technician: Species Interactions – Utah

by Kris Pieper on March 26, 2015

We seek a summer research technician to join a project examining the role of species interactions in determining the impact of climate change on plant communities. The undergraduate researcher will work in Peter Adler’s lab
(http://www.cnr.usu.edu/htm/facstaff/adler-web/) at Utah State University in Logan, UT, with field work in eastern Idaho sagebrush steppe vegetation, western Kansas mixed prairie, and southern New Mexico desert grasslands.

 

Primary responsibilities include mapping individual plants in permanent plots, and digitizing these maps using ArcGIS software. Important qualifications include a strong background in plant taxonomy.

 

The position could start as early as May, 2015, and run through September, 2015, but start and end dates are flexible. Pay is $10-12 per hour depending on experience.

 

To apply, email Peter Adler (peter.adler@usu.edu) with the following documents attached as a pdf:

1) A cover letter explaining your interest in and qualification for the position, 2) a curriculum vita, 3) undergraduate transcript, and 4) contact information for three references. Deadline for applications is April 6.

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