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Undergraduate Research Assistant

Durham NC

The New England Sustainability Consortium (NEST) is seeking to hire an undergraduate research assistant for Spring and Summer 2017 to support work on NEST’s Future of Dams project. The selected candidate will assist with ongoing research about communication, collaboration, and media in relation to decision making about dams in Maine. The primary responsibilities are to work with researchers to complete a database of news articles about dams and assist with stakeholder interviews, technical reports, and other outputs.

The compensation for this position is $9.70 an hour for 10 hours of work per week through mid-May and 30 to 40 hours per week from mid-May through the end of August. Reimbursement is included for travel within Maine to conduct interviews and attend stakeholder meetings.


Project Details

The Future of Dams project is funded by the National Science Foundation and seeks to enhance the use of science in decision-making about dams in Maine, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. Please visit the NEST website for more information: http://www.newenglandsustainabilityconsortium.org/dams


Contact Information

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Tyler Quiring at tyler.quiring@maine.edu ; (207) 581-3396 or Bridie McGreavy at bridie.mcgreavy@maine.edu ; (207) 581-1943. To apply, please include a brief letter of interest and a resume. Please mention how you learned of this opening.

Posted April 11, 2017

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