Title: Effects of residential development and landscaping practices on wetlands
The lab of Dr. Basil Iannone in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation at the University of Florida is looking for a creative and driven master’s student to start in the fall 2017 semester. The student will investigate the impacts of proposed residential development and landscaping practices on wetland plant communities, water quality, and hydrologic connectivity. Position includes two-years of competitive stipend, tuition waiver, and benefits.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in ecology, environmental science, water resources, engineering or other relevant field, interests in applied, interdisciplinary research, and good writing skills are required. Experience with GIS, statistical analysis, plant identification, and/or hydrological modeling are beneficial but not required.
To apply: Please email: (1) Cover letter stating your career goals, why you are interested in this position, how you would benefit from this opportunity, and how you meet the above qualifications; (2) C.V./Resume; (3) unofficial transcripts for all college-level coursework; (4) copies of your GRE scores; and (5) a list of three references who are willing to write letters of recommendation on your behalf as a single PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org. Place “Development Position” in subject line of the email. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Official transcripts and GRE scores will be required for admittance into the SFRC.
Please see http://sfrc.ufl.edu/academics/graduate for information regarding the SFRC graduate program, including degree options, and application procedures.