Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Position: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
Entity: Pymatuning Lab of Ecology
Location: University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US
Term: 10-week
Salary: $500/week.
Last day to apply: February 25, 2022
Description:
“The successful applicant will work collaboratively with other members of the Richards-Zawacki lab to survey local amphibians for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, the pathogen that causes chytridiomycosis, and also design and carry out an independent project related to this host-pathogen system.
Requirements:
-Undergraduate students who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
-Enrolled in a degree program (part-time or full-time) leading to a baccalaureate or associate degree.
-The applicant must not have completed their degree before the start of the REU experience.
-A valid driver’s license and the ability to drive a vehicle to and between field sites.
Benefits:
-Accommodation and food will be provided
-Transportation to and from the field station.
To apply, please send a one page personal statement (about your scientific interests and how this REU will support your professional goals), your resume or cv, unofficial transcripts, and the names of two professional references (including title, address, phone number and email address) to Dr. Cori Richards-Zawacki (cori.zawacki@pitt.edu).