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University of Missouri MS Assistantship on Wake Island Bird Project

M.S. GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP in island bird conservation at University of Missouri-Columbia. A M.S. Graduate Assistantship is anticipated for an investigation of bird population demography and habitat use on Wake Island, a remote Pacific atoll. The student will work directly with island residents, federal scientists, military resource managers, and private contractors to implement a rat eradication program and evaluate the effect of rat removals on local bird populations. Candidates must have a B.S. in wildlife science, biology, or a closely related discipline, a GPA > 3.2, and combined verbal and quantitative GRE scores > 1100. Ability to work with diverse cultures, and an interest in wildlife/habitat relationships and quantitative techniques are essential. Position is anticipated to begin fall 2008. Stipend includes annual salary of $13,197, a tuition waiver, travel and lodging during fieldwork, and research funds. Review of applications starts immediately and continues until the position is filled. Information on our program can be found at http://www.biosci.missouri.edu/avianecology.

For more information, contact:

Email a cover letter with a description of work experience and career goals, CV/resume, copies of transcripts and GRE scores (unofficial are acceptable at this time), and contact information for 3 references to Dylan Kesler, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, University of Missouri. Please address email to [email protected]

Closing date : 1 Aug 2008


  1. Petros Admasu says:

    I am a DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) holder with 3.54 cGPA from Mekelle University, Ethiopia. I want MSc. (Second degree) in related field with full sponsor.

    Thank you!!
    Email me With Email address: [email protected]
    Petros Admasu (DVM)


    i. Personal details
    Name: Dr. Petros Admasu
    Date and place of birth: July 20, 1983 G.C and Gindeberet Woreda, W/shewa Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia.
    Sex: Male
    Nationality: Ethiopian
    Language proficiency: Very good in English Vis-á-Vis reading, writing and speaking, Excellent in mother tongue (Afan Oromo) and Amharic
    Marital status: Single
    Hobbies: Reading Bible and professional books, listing spiritual song.
    Overall personality: Sociable, hard working and desirous of making friends
    Contact details: Tel: +251-912-208-846
    Email: [email protected]
    ii. Educational background
    S/No. Examination passed year Institute Award/cGPA
    1 Elementary Education 1998 Gitre junior school, Gindeberet Grade 8 National Examination (97.7%, Excellent)
    2 High school 2002 Gindeberet senior secondary school ESLCE (5 A’s, Very great distinction)
    3 University 2008 Mekelle University, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Ethiopia Doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) (3.54/4.00, Great distinction)

    iii. Training and work experience

    S/No. Experience Type Duration
    1 Laboratory experience One year
    2 Clinical experience One year
    3 Abattoir experience One year
    4 Farm experience One year

    iv. Research conducted
    DVM thesis entitled as ‘Major health problems of smallholder dairy cattle in Mieso district, Western Hararghe, Ehiopia’
    v. References

    1. Prof. Bhoop Singh (MVSc, PhD, Professor), Mekelle University Lecturer, Email: [email protected]
    2. Dr. Berhanu Hadush, Mekelle University Lecturer, Email: [email protected]
    3. Dr. Yohannes Tekle, Mekelle University Lecturer, Email: [email protected]

  2. jesmin akter says:

    im a student have completed DVM degree in 2006. i want to do an MS in this related field with full sponsor.
    thanking you

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