Research Job Opportunity in Northern Alaska

Brooks Range, AK

Organization: Arctic Long Term Ecological Research Area

Duties: 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 at the Toolik Lake Field station.

Desired qualifications: We are seeking undergraduates or college graduates interested in environmental research to understand ecosystem function in soils, streams, and lakes, and how arctic tundra will respond to climate change. Experience in ecology, chemistry, and microbiology is desirable.

Start and end dates: June 10 – August 30, 2018.

Link to more information: Additional information about the Arctic Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) project is available at http://arc-lter.ecosystems.mbl.edu/. Information about Toolik Field Station is available at http://toolik.alaska.edu/

How to apply: Send your resume, a 1-page description of your background (include relevant course work, field experience, academic and career goals), and the names of and contact information of  three references to: Dr. George Kling, gwk@umich.edu.

Application deadline: We will begin reviewing applications on 1 March 2018 and continue until all positions are filled.

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