Research Assistant

Brooks Range, Alaska

Organization: The Arctic Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) project  and the Toolik Field Station.

Duties: Paid research assistants will collect and analyze field samples at sites located in the foothills of the. Job duties include sample collection, field measurements, and lab analyses at the Toolik Lake Field station.  Fieldwork involves hiking in remote areas while carrying heavy packs of field equipment.  Additional  responsibilities include chemical analyses and data processing.  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.

Desired qualifications: Experience in ecology, chemistry, and microbiology is desirable.

Start and end dates: June 10 – August 30, 2017

Link to more information: See the full description and requirements.

How to apply: To apply: Please send your resume, a 1-page description of your background (include relevant course work, field experience, academic and career goals), the names of and contact information of  3 references to: Dr. George Kling, or by fax 734-763-0544. 

Application deadline: February 20, 2017