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Illinois Natural History Survey

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  • Undergraduate Hourly (Federal Work Study) - Illinois Natural History Survey

  • Graduate Research Assistant - Illinois Natural History Survey/ PRI

    A Ph.D. Graduate Student Assistantship is available at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign starting in the Fall 2021 semester to explore the efficacy of innovative corn rootworm management practices for rotated corn in Illinois and Indiana. This project is part of a larger Corteva Agriscience-sponsored project evaluating futuristic & diverse approaches to enhance the sustainability of rootworm management in multiple Corn Belt states.

  • Graduate Research Assistant - Aquatic/Fisheries Ecology - Illinois Natural History Survey

  • Graduate Assistantship--Maximilian Allen

    A Graduate Assistantship is available starting in Fall 2021 to develop and implement a statewide camera trap network to assess population trends in the carnivore community in Illinois. This position includes a 50% research assistantship (approximately ~$25,000 a year) and covers full tuition through the Natural Resources and Environmental Science (NRES) Department. The student will work under thesupervision of Dr. Max Allen and will work closely with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and other researchers and faculty at the University of Illinois.