We are seeking undergraduates or college graduates interested in
research to understand ecosystem functions in soils, streams, and lakes,
and how arctic tundra will respond to climate change.
Job Description: Paid research assistants will collect and analyze
field samples at sites located in the foothills of the Brooks Range in
Northern Alaska. Job duties include sample collection, field
measurements, and lab analyses. Fieldwork involves hiking in remote
areas while carrying heavy packs of field equipment. Additional
responsibilities may include data processing, and running experiments at
the Toolik Lake Field station. This position offers an excellent
opportunity to gain research experience in ecology and meet outstanding
research scientists from around the world. Room and board are provided.
This position is associated with the National Science Foundation Arctic
Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program.
If interested, please provide a resume and a 1-page description of your
background (include relevant course work, field experience), goals, and
names of references to Dr. George Kling, [email protected] or by fax 734-
763-0544. Experience in ecology, chemistry, and microbiology is
desirable. Fieldwork runs from approximately June 10 – August 30, 2016.
Additional information about the job is found at
http://www.earth.lsa.umich.edu/rmcory/research.html and Arctic Long Term
Ecological Research (LTER) project information is available at
http://ecosystems.mbl.edu/ARC/ and information about Toolik Field
Station is available at http://www.uaf.edu/toolik/