Job: Graduate Research Assistantship – Large-Scale Patterns of Fish Diversity in Amazonian Wetlands

Title Graduate Research Assistantship – Large-Scale Patterns of Fish Diversity in Amazonian Wetlands
Agency, Location Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture at Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
Categories PhD
Job # 13181
Salary Annual $23,500 + tuition waiver
Responsibilities

Conduct macroecological analyses using large databases of fish and plant species distributions.

Qualifications

M.S. Degree in EEB, Biology, Zoology, Wildlife & Fisheries or related field. Knowledge of niche theory, spatial analysis, biogeography, phylogenetics, and strong quantitative, GIS and R programming skills are highly desirable. Application materials: single PDF with 1) Cover letter stating interest in the position and long-term career goals. 2) Curriculum vitae including three references. 3) GRE scores. 4) Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial are fine). 5) For non-native English speakers: TOEFL scores ≥550 PBT or ≥79 iBTor IELTS ≥6.5.

Ad Closing Date: Starting date is May or August 2019 (negotiable). Review of application begin March 8, 2019. Open until filled.

Contact

Sandra Bibiana Correa ([email protected])

Link http://www.cfr.msstate.edu/wildlife/