The Summer Research Fellow (SRF) at Huyck Preserve is an integral part of the summer research season at Huyck Preserve. The SRF fellowship is for a Ph.D scientist who conducts on-site independent research, acts as the primary mentor for undergraduate students participating in the Preserve's Odum Internship in Field Ecology (mid-June through mid-August), and leads the Preserve’s Thursday Lecture Series and Science Symposium. Fellows are also encouraged to participate in one of the Preserve’s many public outreach programs to share their research with the greater community. Ph.D. level researchers at all stages of their careers are encouraged to apply.
Status: Now Accepting Applications Applications accepted until November 15, 2023 or until filled.
The Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station offers a summer research fellowship of $10,000 plus residency and station fees for Ph.D. level researchers in any natural science discipline. The Fellow will conduct on-site independent research, act as the primary mentor for undergraduate students participating in the Preserve's Odum Internship in Field Ecology (mid-June through mid-August), support the Wildlife Ecology Research Program for high school students (led by the Executive Director) and lead the Preserve’s Thursday Night Lecture Series. Fellows are also encouraged to participate in one of the Preserve’s many public outreach programs to share their research with the greater community. Preference will be given to individuals and projects with the potential to develop into long-term research activities at the Preserve. Ph.D. level researchers at all stages of their careers are encouraged to apply.
- Conducting an on-site independent research project
- Selecting and mentoring the four undergraduate Odum Interns in Field Ecology (provide training in scientific inquiry, methodology, analysis, writing and implementation of original research projects)
- The support the planning and execution of the Thursday Night Lecture Series with the Executive Director
- Assisting the Executive Director with the Annual Science Symposium in July
The residency of the Fellowship is dependent on the Fellows research schedule, but Fellows are required to be in residence during the Odum Internship program (concentration in mid-June through mid-August) for which they are the primary mentor. Outside of this requirement, Fellows may be in residence May-September.
Fellows are housed on-site during their residency in one of our fully furnished houses.
$10,000 stipend plus housing and access to all Preserve properties and station facilities. This is a one year fellowship but the Preserve has extended contracts for a second year to exceptional Fellows interested in returning for an additional year.
Previous Senior Research Fellows
Previous Research Fellows have included:
How to Apply:
Please address inquiries about the position to Anne Rhoads, Ph.D., Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.