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Assistant Professor of Biology

GVSU and AWRI are hiring an assistant professor, able to begin work August 6, 2018. Click here for instructions on how to apply and additional information, including required and preferred qualifications and teaching responsibilities. Applications are due October 20, 2017.

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AWRI is hiring a lead deckhand for the W.G. Jackson education and research vessel in Muskegon! Click here to read more about the position and for details on how to apply.

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Graduate Research Assistantships

AWRI is currently accepting applications for graduate research assistantships, available to full-time students interested in pursuing a Master of Science degree in Biology with an emphasis in aquatic sciences. Click here to view the full announcement.

Learn more about graduate studies at AWRI, including instructions on how to apply by clicking here. More information on the Master of Science program is available on the Biology website.

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VanderMey Undergraduate Internship

Applications are now being accepted for the Herbert L. VanderMey Internship. The recipient of the internship will spend an average of 12 hours a week working on AWRI projects for 15 weeks with a maximum compensation of $2,000. Applications are due by 5:00 PM on Friday, November 10, 2017. View the full internship announcement, including application instructions applicant judgement criteria by clicking here.

Application forms are available on AWRI's Undergraduate Funding/Opportunities website.

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