USA: MS Research Assistantship

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Motivated graduate student
(MS) sought to study habitat use by bats in the Red Hills region of
Kansas and Oklahoma, beginning in May 2009. Focal species are
Townsend’s big-eared bat and the pallid bat, which are listed as
Species in Need of Conservation in Kansas. The study
will provide material for a thesis and resulting publications. The
student will also co-author recovery plans for the aforementioned
species for the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks. Previous
experience with mist-netting bats and using Anabat acoustic bat
detectors preferred. Applicants must be motivated, work well with
others, and able to handle strenuous field conditions. A research
assistantship ($1,269/mo., summer; $7,235/academic year), travel
funding, and field housing will be provided.

To apply, send a cover letter and resumé / CV to wjensen1[ at
]emporia.edu or by postal mail to: William E. Jensen, Department of
Biological Sciences, 1200 Commercial St., Campus Box 4050, Emporia
State University, Emporia, KS 66801.

Qualifications:
Previous experience with mist-netting bats and using Anabat acoustic
bat detectors preferred. Applicants must be motivated, work well with
others, and able to handle strenuous field conditions.

Salary: $1,269/mo
Last Date to apply: February 28, 2009
Website: http://www.emporia.edu/~jensenwi/
Contact: William E. Jensen
E-mail: wjensen1[ at ]emporia.edu (Preferred)
Phone: 620-341-5339

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