LRES Environmental Analytical Laboratory Graduate Research Assistantships

The Environmental Analytical Lab (EAL) has funds to support two Graduate Research Assistants during the academic year. Information about the EAL can be found at www.montana.edu/eal-lres.

General Requirements: This award is made to graduate students within LRES who are engaged in analytical work involving instrumentation available in the EAL. Preference is givent to Ph.D. students advised by the EAL advisory board and director.

Stipend: $12,500

Specific Requirements:

  • Completion of a research credit with current analyst
  • ~10 hours per week commitment, mutually beneficial to EAL and student goals
  • Interest in and developing skill on at least one EAL instrument
  • Willing to run diverse samples for multiple users in order to master an instrument
  • Contribute to lab function

Interested students should provide a CV and breif letter summarizing any relevant lab experience, value of analytical experience to the student's research and professional goals, and what the student would hope to contribute as part of the EAL. 

Please send letters to the EAL Director by August 1st

 

Past Awardees 

FY19

 

Justin Gay

Justin Gay

Advisor: Jack Brookshire

Research Area: Impacts of Climate Change on Biogeochemical Pathways in Terrestrial Ecosystems

Loewen

Royden "Sasha" Loewen

Advisor: Bruce Maxwell

Research Area: The use of on farm precision experimentation (OFPE) to improve management practices in organic grain farming

FY18

Ethan Wologo

Advisor: Stephanie Ewing

Justin Gay

Advisor: Jack Brookshire 

Bryce Currey

Advisor: Jack Brookshire

FY17

Ethan Wologo

Advisor: Stephanie Ewing

Bryce Currey

Advisor: Jack Brookshire

FY16

Erika Sturn

Advisor: Stephanie Ewing

Aaron Scott Klingborg

Advisor: Jack Brookshire

 

FY15

Aaron Scott Klingborg

Advisor: Jack Brookshire

 

Meryl Storb

Advisor: Robert Payn

 

FY14

Aaron Scott Klingborg

Advisor: Jack Brookshire

 

Hailey Buberl

Advisor: Stephanie Ewing

 

FY13

Christine Miller 

Advisor: Stephanie Ewing

 

Jordan Holsinger

Advisor: Jack Brookshire

 

FY12

Krista Ehlert

Advisor: Rick Engel

 

Kelly Mildenberger

Advisor: Jack Brookshire

 

Evelyn Konigsberg

Advisor: Jeff Littlefield

Christine Miller

Advisor: Stephanie Ewing