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Research Experience for Undergraduates Summer 2010 - Ecology at the Urban-Rural Interface

Primary Institution: University of Akron
City: AKron
State: OH
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Open to current undergraduate students (Incoming Freshmen through ungraduated seniors)
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Minimum GPA: 2.75/4.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Description: We invite undergraduate students to participate in a summer 2010 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program at the University of Akron, sponsored by the National Science Foundation.  
     This REU site program supports collaborative research on "Ecology at the Urban-Rural Interface," with opportunities to investigate species, interactions, and ecosystems within human dominated landscapes. Students will be immersed in their own research projects that are part of a larger, interactive team of students and faculty. We offer a stipend, housing, and support for research supplies.

Review of applications will begin February 16, 2009. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more information, and an application: visit us on the web at, contact the Program Director, Dr. Randy Mitchell (330-972-5122 or, or write to Biology REU Program, Department of Biology, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-3908.
Stipend: $4500
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Partial travel reimbursement available
Application Deadline: 02/16/2010
Job Website:

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Randy Mitchell
Department of Biology
University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-3908
Phone: 330-972-5122
Fax: 330-972-8445
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