Job: 2 PhD positions: Stream Fish Invasion Ecology

Title 2 PhD positions: Stream Fish Invasion Ecology
Agency, Location Clemson University and Louisiana State University
Categories Student
Job # 14009
Salary Competitive, depending on university

The students will work with a diverse, interdisciplinary team to investigate continental patterns of riverine fish invasions. We seek a diverse group of students who are enthusiastic about research at the nexus of big data, community ecology, and conservation. Duties will range from developing and working with a large fish database, to analyzing ecological patterns of invasions, among many other things.

  • MS degree in ecology, fisheries/aquatic science or equivalent
  • Demonstrated excellence in written, verbal, and quantitative skills 
  • GPA and GRE scores sufficient for admission into Clemson or LSU Graduate Schools

Ideal candidates will have some combination of experience in:

  • Community and/or invasion ecology
  • Statistical analysis using R
  • Working with large datasets
  • Hierarchical modeling

Email applications to both Brandon Peoples and Steve Midway with the subject “Graduate Application.” Applications should be a single, merged PDF including 1) a cover letter describing your interest in the project and career goals, 2) your CV, including references, 3) unofficial transcripts, and 4) GRE scores.

Ad Closing Date:

04 October 2020



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