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MS in Integrated Management of Invasive Plant Species with University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY

Type of position Graduate student, MS
Employer University of Wyoming
Description of Employer The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.
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Location Laramie, WY
Description of Location Laramie is a quaint college town with immense culture. Laramie has multiple local historic sites, museums, social venues, and burgeoning downtown. Laramie is also located within an hour of numerous outdoor activities including hiking, backpacking, biking, running, downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, fishing, hunting, and climbing.
Salary $16,000 + Tuition
Closing date of competition December 1st, 2018
Date position available January 15th, 2019
Description of duties
  • Implement research in the Yampa River Valley on management
  • Work directly with county, state, and federal agencies involved in invasive plant management
  • Present results from these projects to other professionals and stakeholders throughout the region
  • Publish peer-reviewed scientific literature
  • Develop a management program that will be directly implemented by land managers
Qualifications sought

I am seeking a driven and curious student whom has interest in working closely with state and county agencies to develop better invasive plant management practices. This student should also have interest in general ecology, invasion ecology, restoration and/or invasive plant management and have previous research experience.  Projects will be field-based; therefore, this student should have previous field experience and a desire to work in potentially remote areas. Previous experience with managing livestock is desirable. Significant travel across the state will be required to complete this project so prospective students must be willing to travel.

Application procedure  
Submit what Please submit in PDF form to Dr. Daniel Tekiela (d.r.tekiela@gmail.com) 1) a CV, 2) three professional references, 3) a two-page cover letter describing how your past experience relates to this project and how you would benefit this project, and 4) college transcripts and GRE scores. Please contact me with any further questions.
Submit to d.r.tekiela@gmail.com
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