SUMMER RESEARCH ASSISTANT POSITIONS
USDA Forest Service
Rocky Mountain Research Station
Research assistants for field and lab work with the riparian plant
ecology, pinyon-juniper ecology, and fire history studies of the Great Basin
Ecosystem Management Project.
Work includes sampling vegetation and soils in central Nevada watersheds near
Austin, Nevada, laboratory processing of the collected materials, and data
entry. You may be eligible for academic credit--see your
You may be eligible for academic credit--see your advisor.
Full time (40 hrs/wk) from mid/late May until classes resume at the end
of August. Some part time before
and after this period is possible.
Pay: $11.34-15.88 depending on
experience and academic record.
depending on experience and academic record.
Five positions available.
Interest in working with plants required, knowledge of native Nevada plant
Familiarity with field plant and soil data collection techniques and lab
Computer skills, especially MS Excel.
Good physical condition, including ability to work outdoors for extended
periods of time in varying weather conditions.
This will include hiking long distances in rough terrain with sampling gear
Low-impact camping skills.
Good driving record. Some
experience with 4WD vehicles is desirable.
Biology, Ecology, and Resource Science majors are especially encouraged to
Biology, Ecology, and Resource Science majors are especially encouraged to apply.
Email Your Resume To:
For More Information Contact:
USDA Forest Service, RMRS
920 Valley Rd., Rm. 29
Reno, NV 89512