Aug 6, 2019 9:00 am29 views
The Morton Arboretum is seeking candidates for two full-time Research Assistant I positions (one in Forest Ecology and one in Tree Conservation Biology). Research Assistants participate in laboratory and/or field operations for research programs in the Center for Tree Science, a global hub of research and expertise focused entirely on trees. Research Assistants at The Morton Arboretum are involved in all aspects of research: designing studies, planning and executing laboratory and field work, utilizing a variety of scientific instruments, assisting with lab management, testing protocols, training volunteers, organizing data, performing analysis, reading scientific literature, interpreting results, and editing manuscripts. The Morton Arboretum strongly emphasizes professional development. There will be opportunities to collaborate on scientific publications, present research at scientific meetings, and build new skills. No application deadline is specified, but a start date of early Fall 2019 is preferred. See full article for more details on the positions and how to apply.