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Research Assistant – Restoration Genetics and Invasion Ecology with MPG Operations in Florence, Montana

Employer MPG Operations
Description of Employer With more than 8,600 acres of conservation property in Western Montana, MPG Ranch (http://www.mpgranch.com) stewards large, undeveloped landscapes for wildlife habitat and the enjoyment of future generations. We conduct research and collaborate with other local organizations and researchers that design and implement outreach and public education events. Our researchers specialize in restoration and ecology.
Location Florence, Montana
Salary Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications (plus benefits).
Closing date of competition February 15, 2013
Date position available ASAP
Description of duties Restoration Genetics and Invasion Ecology: MPG Operations (http://www.mpgranch.com) seeks a research assistant to participate in projects focused on increasing our knowledge of weed invasions and grassland restoration. These projects will combine basic and applied research to generate insights into what ecological processes are altered by invasion and what plant materials are best suited for restoration of invaded sites.
Qualifications sought A BS in Ecology, Plant Sciences, Soil Sciences, or related discipline is required.

Preferred qualifications include

  1. an MS degree
  2. experience using molecular genetic approaches
  3. familiarity with methodology associated with soil and plant ecology

The position will be filled when a suitable candidate is found.

Application procedure Follow this link to apply:
http://mpgranch.submishmash.com/submit/.
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