Job: PhD Graduate Research Assistantship

Title PhD Graduate Research Assistantship
Agency, Location Univ of Connecticut
Categories Student
Job # 10167
Salary $25,396; tuition waiver, highly subsidized health insurance
End Date 10/1 or until filled

Univ of Connecticut, Dept. of Natural Resources & the Environment

Dissertation research responsibilities include all aspects of field sampling, genetics laboratory work, and quantitative analyses to answer research questions about landscape-scale fragmentation and isolation of headwater brook trout populations in Connecticut watersheds. Student will be co-advised by Dr. Jason Vokoun (UCONN) and Dr. Amy Welsh (West Virginia University/UCONN adjunct). Start date January 2013.


BS and MS in fisheries and wildlife, natural resources, or ecology/zoology. Desirable qualifications include population genetics, GIS, and demonstrated quantitative analytical capabilities. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated commitment to publishing in fisheries science, and experience collaborating with management agencies.


Send letter of interest, CV, GRE scores, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references to below email.