MS Opportunity in Wetland Ecology at UConn(beginning Jan 2017)

A MS level graduate student position is available in the Lawrence Lab in 
the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at the 
University of Connecticut. The Lawrence Lab conducts primary and applied 
research focused on improving our understanding of wetland community 
composition and ecosystem function. The funded project is focused on 
assessing the impacts of road salt pollution on plant communities and 
carbon cycling in forested wetlands of southern New England. Research 
assistant funding is available for a master’s student to begin studies 
during the spring 2017 semester (January 2017). 

The ideal candidate for this project will have a BS in a related field, 
plant identification skills, previous field and laboratory research 
experience, the ability to work independently, and enthusiasm for the 
scientific process. To be considered, please contact Dr. Beth Lawrence 
prior to applying via email ( with the following 
information: Curriculum vitae or resume, GPA and GRE scores, brief 
statement of research experience, interests and career goals, and 
contact information for 2-3 references. For more information on my 
research program, please visit my lab website: Information about the Department of 
Natural Resources and the Environment can be found at: and details about applying to the Graduate 
School at the University of Connecticut can be found at: The Department accepts applications on a rolling 
basis, but contact with Dr. Lawrence should be made before November 1, 
2016 to warrant full consideration. 

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