[LTER-students] Deadline today! Calling for nominations for the next LTER network graduate student co-chair
rbouc003 at fiu.edu
Fri Jul 31 07:25:03 MDT 2015
Hi LTER students,
I hope the summer is going well. This is a friendly reminder that today is
the deadline to submit your nominations for serving as the graduate student
co-chair for the LTER network.
If you are interested in serving as graduate student co-chair, please
send me a less than a page write up that includes:
1) description of yourself (your university, LTER site, research interests,
2) why you are interested in being co-chair,
3) previous experiences as a student leader
Ross Boucek M.S.
PhD candidate Department of Biology
Florida International University *Miami's Public Research University*
Long Term Ecological Research Network graduate student co-chair
American Fisheries Society Network student sub-unit president elect
On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 11:48 AM, Ross Boucek <rbouc003 at fiu.edu> wrote:
> Dear LTER students,
> I hope this email finds you well. Kate Glanville is stepping down from her
> office as LTER network graduate student co-chair. Over the last 2 years, Kate
> has done a great job managing LTER graduate student business and now we are
> looking for someone new to take her place.
> We are asking for nominations for the next graduate student co-chair
> position. Please send your nomination by next Friday, July 31st. We, as a
> graduate student network, will vote on the nominees the following week.
> And, we will announce the new graduate student co-chair at the LTER ASM
> meeting during graduate student day in Colorado on August 29th.
> If you are interested in serving as graduate student co-chair, please
> send me a less than a page write up that includes:
> 1) description of yourself (your university, LTER site, research
> interests, etc),
> 2) why you are interested in being co-chair,
> 3) previous experiences as a student leader
> If you are nominating someone else, please include their contact
> information so we can get in touch with them regarding the position.
> Serving as graduate student co-chair of the LTER network not only looks
> great on your C.V., but also is an excellent opportunity to meeting other
> students across the network, and build professional relationships with them
> that will last through your career.
> Below is a very brief description of grad student co-chair
> responsibilities. I look forward to hearing back from many of you!
> The graduate student co-chairs' main duties are to disseminate information
> to the graduate students in the network, organize graduate student events
> (such as an organized oral session at ESA each year and the graduate
> student symposium at ASM every three years), and to attend the Science
> Council meeting each year. The Science Council meeting is where the lead
> PIs and one additional representative from each LTER site get together at
> an LTER site for a few days in the spring to discuss LTER business,
> brainstorm collaborations, and enjoy each other's company. It is a
> great opportunity for any graduate student who wants to visit other LTER
> sites and meet some amazing scientists! If you have any other questions
> about graduate student co-chair responsibilities, time commitments etc.
> please email me.
> Ross Boucek M.S.
> SAFER http://safer-iai.org/team/students/
> PhD candidate Department of Biology
> Florida International University *Miami's Public Research University*
> Long Term Ecological Research Network graduate student co-chair
> American Fisheries Society Network student sub-unit president elect
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