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Posted 02 November 2004 - 11:04 AM

Date Submitted: October 27, 2004
Title: M.S. and Ph.D. graduate research assistantships
Category: Various
Name: School of Natural Resources, University of Arizona
Term Length:
Location: Tucson, Arizona
Degree:
Other: Qualifications include a B.S. or M.S. in natural resources, ecology, soils, biology, chemistry, geology, or related discipline. Ability to work in a team context is highly desirable; for Ph.D. student, experience with chemical analysis of soils and plants is requisite.
Misc: Starting date is flexible, but should occur between January and August 2005. Funding duration is 2 y (M.S.) and 3 y (Ph.D.), with continuation dependent on performance and funding.
Type: Assistantship
Documentation Needed: Statements of interest
should include cover
letter, resume including relevant coursework, and contact information for
three references.
See
http://www.ag.arizona.edu/snr/ for
admission requirements. Send queries and statements of interest to:

Contact Address: Steve Archer, School of Natural Resources, PO Box 210043, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721
Phone:
Fax:
Website: http://www.ag.arizona.edu/snr
E-Mail: sarcher@ag.arizona.edu
Description: M.S. and Ph.D. graduate research assistantships in savanna ecology and
biogeochemistry are
available in the School of Natural Resources, University of Arizona. The
positions will contribute to
a multi-investigator field and simulation modeling project quantifying tree-
and landscape-scale
spatial variation in plant and soil carbon and nitrogen pools
(http://ag.arizona.edu/research/
archer/USDA/USDAhome.html). Research will address current uncertainties in
woody plant
encroachment effects on C and N sequestration on sites with contrasting land
use histories in
mesquite (Prosopis velutina) savannas on the Santa Rita Experimental Range
in southern Arizona
(http://ag.arizona.edu/srer).
Salary: Assistantships include a full tuition waiver and a stipend of ~$15,000/y.
Benefits:
Deadline: Positions will remain open until filled.





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