Research Opportunities

Wilson’s Lab

Opportunity Description: Several undergraduate researcher positions in aquatic ecology and limnology are available in Alan Wilson’s lab. The undergraduate student​s will assist current lab members (including graduate and undergraduate students) with existing lab projects that include field experiments, large-scale lake surveys, and laboratory-based mechanistic studies and analytical analyses.
Our Focus: Current lab research projects revolve around understanding the factors leading to harmful algal blooms in recreational and drinking water reservoirs and aquaculture ponds.

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Requirements: The ideal candidate will be honest, hard-working, enjoy teamwork, motivated, and be interested in pursuing a career in science. I am motivated to maintain a productive, diverse, and inclusive lab and encourage students from under-represented groups to consider joining us.

Preferences & Hours: Preference will be given to freshman and sophomore applicants who are available 10-20 hours per week during the academic year. Starting dates and expected hours worked are flexible.

Starting Pay: $8 /hr

Applicants are required to: email the following to Alan Wilson for full consideration

  • a brief letter of interest
  • resume including contact information for two references
  • an unofficial copy of your transcripts
  • available work hours during the fall semester

Soft Deadline: for this position is 1 December 2019.

Alan Wilson
Alan E. Wilson
Associate Professor
203 Swingle Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849