Summer Field Assistant, Forest Ecology Research, Rocky Mtns

FW by Andy Wilson

A summer field assistant is sought to assist with a study investigating competitive interactions among tree species at field sites throughout the Rocky Mountains. Primary responsibilities will include collecting tree morphometry data and core samples at remote, backcountry plot locations. The field assistant will work alongside a graduate student and will be expected to live primarily in backcountry conditions throughout the duration of the field season. Successful applicants will have an interest in forest ecology, a strong work ethic, and a high level of physical fitness. No previous experience is required.

Tentative start date: June 2, 2014
Tentative end date: July 26, 2014
Salary: $320 per week/$1,280 per month*

*all housing and food will be provided during the working week

To apply:
Please send an email outlining your interest and qualifications to: Paige Copenhaver, Ph.D. Student
Botany Department and Program in Ecology, University of Wyoming


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