MS Assistantship in Pollinator Ecology
Funding is available for an Entomology M.S. Research Assistantship in the Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences Department at the University of Hawaii Mānoa beginning spring (January) 2019 or sooner. Research will focus on the effects of pollen nutrition and management strategies in urban and agricultural areas on honey bee health in Hawaii, with significant opportunities for interisland travel. Projects will involve both field and laboratory experimental components. Interested applicants should send the following information to Dr. Chrissy Mogren (firstname.lastname@example.org): CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references. Please indicate in your cover letter when you would be available to start, if selected. For full consideration, please submit applications by Sep. 28, 2018.
Candidates will be required to formally apply to and be accepted by the UH Graduate Division. For PEPS Entomology criteria, visit https://cms.ctahr.hawaii.edu/peps2/GRADUATE/Entomology. Graduate applications may be submitted here: http://www.manoa.hawaii.edu/graduate/content/submitting-your-application.
· B.S. in entomology, biology, or a related field.
· Basic skills in laboratory work
· Basic skills and knowledge in computers and software (e.g. office applications, statistical software)
· Previous experience with honey bees is desirable, but not required