Position Announcements

Arctic LTER Summer Streams RA


Streams Summer Field Assistant:  The successful candidate will participate in
research on arctic tundra stream ecosystems in the Toolik Field Station
research area.  Duties include monitoring
physical parameters in streams, collection and analysis of water samples,
benthic samples, and juvenile and adult fish. 
Basic laboratory skills, familiarity with spreadsheet software, and some
knowledge of stream ecosystems preferred. 

college graduates, (BS or MS) with substantial course work and/or field
experience in environmental sciences.  Some background in aquatic ecology,
hydrology, chemistry, fish ecology and/or ecosystems ecology preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Applicants should be in good health,
capable of rigorous outdoor activity, and prepared to live in a field camp
where cooperation with others is essential, personal privacy is limited, and
living accommodations are spare and simple.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Candidates for this jobs should be
available to live at Toolik Field Station for 2-3 months during June, July and
August.  Travel to Toolik Field Station
is paid for by the grant as well as the cost of room and board at the station and
a salary.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  March 1, 2014, however, review will begin
immediately and interviews may occur before the deadline.

To apply:  Please email a
single pdf labeled with your last name containing a letter of interest, resume,
copy of transcripts, names, addresses, telephone number and email address of 3
references to: Elissa Schuett at bwrl(at)uvm(dot)edu with your last name
and Arctic in the subject line

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer/Non-smoking workplace.