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PhD Assistantship- Research in Park Management and Conservation

Kansas State University
Job Field:
Natural Resources Recreation and Tourism
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Job Description:

The Park Management & Conservation Program at Kansas State University is pleased to announce an opening for a graduate research assistantship (GRA) Ph.D. starting Summer or Fall 2017. The GRA, under the direction of Dr. Ryan Sharp, will be heavily involved in understanding both ecological and social impacts related to visitor use, primarily in U.S. National Parks, and how they relate to proposed and ongoing planning efforts. Specifically, the selected student will be the lead on a project at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota.


Experience in the following areas is desired (but not required): -Knowledge of, or desire to learn about, visitor use management (related to natural resources, social impacts, planning, and community engagement) -Previous experience with a land management agency, either domestic or international

$20,000 for up to 3 years
How to Apply:

For full consideration, please complete the online admission application for K-State Graduate School: and please contact Dr. Ryan Sharp @ 785-532-1665 or expressing your interest in the position.