jeudi 26 mai 2011


Colorado State University seeks a PhD student to begin Fall 2011 for a fully funded cooperative project between Colorado State University, Colorado Division of Wildlife, and industry and landowner partners investigating population monitoring and management strategies for greater sage-grouse in oil and gas fields of western Colorado. 
The student will have flexibility to explore questions that fall within the broader framework of population monitoring and management. The proposed study will build on an existing 6-year field project and will involve 2-3 seasons of fieldwork on greater sage-grouse near Meeker, Colorado. 
Qualifications: MS degree in biology, ecology, natural resources, or wildlife biology; a strong interest in quantitative methods, population monitoring, and modeling; and combined verbal and quantitative GRE scores 1200. Top applicants will have the ability to work under difficult field conditions for long periods of time, the ability to work cooperatively with a diverse group of stakeholders, strong quantitative skills, and excellent written and oral communication. 
The successful candidate will work under the guidance of Dr. Barry R. Noon (CSU) and Dr. Brett Walker (CDOW). Funding provides salary (TBA) and covers tuition and fees. 
Applicants should email a cover letter and resume with contact information for 3 academic and/or professional references by 30 Jun 2011 to DR. BARRY NOON (EME:; PH: 970-491-7905 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            970-491-7905      end_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting).