Restoration Genetics and Ecology: MPG Ranch, a private conservation and environmental research organization (http://mpgranch.com) is recruiting a research associate to work on aspects of plant population and community genetics with our multidisciplinary team. Specific research objectives include the implications of local adaption and plant materials sourcing for plant population stability. This position involves analyses of plant traits in the field and laboratory. Preferred qualifications include 1) A working knowledge of experimental design and statistics; 2) Knowledge of plant ecophysiological concepts; 3) Demonstrated ability to write and publish scientific research papers. Minimum education requirements include a Master’s degree in a relevant field (i.e. plant ecology, plant genetics, restoration ecology). The position will start as soon as a suitable candidate is found. Salary commensurate with experience and other qualifications (annual minimum $45,000 with additional benefits). Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and full contact information (email and phone numbers) of three potential references to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are happy to answer any questions you may have about the position before you apply.