grad assistantship

PAUL J JOHNSON PX53 at SDSUMUS.SDSTATE.EDU
Fri Jun 24 07:45:45 CDT 1994


     RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP - ENTOMOLOGY
     SDSU INSECT MUSEUM, DEPT. of PLANT SCIENCE
     SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
     BROOKINGS, SOUTH DAKOTA

POSITION:   Graduate Research Assistantship in Entomology

LOCATION:   Insect Museum, Department of Plant Science, South
Dakota State University, Brookings.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:   A nearly half-time (49%) assistantship leading
to an M.Sc. in entomology is available at South Dakota State
University.  Duties will include curatorial needs within the SDSU Insect
Museum, fieldwork on the South Dakota Insect Survey, and research on    ,
insect or arachnid taxonomy or systematics (subject taxon open for
consideration).
          The student will be expected to work under supervision and
independently, and must be capable of active cooperation and
interaction with coworkers and members of the public.

QUALIFICATIONS:   An earned B.S. or B.A. degree in entomology,
biology, or related fields, and effective communication skills.  An
interest in insect or arachnid taxonomy, ecology and evolution, and
biodiversity, is desired.  Admission to the SDSU Graduate School.

STIPEND & TUITION FEES:   The stipend is expected to be at least
$9,200 in the first year.   Graduate assistants on contract with the
university pay only one-third of the standard resident graduate tuition r.
per credit hour.

AVAILABLE:    Immediately.

APPLICATION:   Applicants should send the following:
1) current resume or curriculum vitae; 2) the names, addresses, and      a
telephone numbers of 3 references; 3) official transcripts of all
post-secondary education; 4) TOEFL and GRE scores; and, 4) a letter of
application briefly describing interests and background relating to the
position.  Additional information will be requested by the Graduate
School.
   Send materials to:

               Dr. Paul J. Johnson
               SDSU Insect Museum, Box 2207A
               South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007
               Phone: 605-688-4438, FAX:  605-688-4602
               Internet:  px53 at sdsumus.sdstate.edu

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Opportunity Employer (Female/Male) and offers all benefits, services,
educational and employment opportunities with regard for age, race,
color, religion, set, disability, national origin, or Vietnam Era veteran
status.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Proof of
eligibility for employment is required by the Immigration Reform and
Control Act of 1986.




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