Job: MS graduate student-DNA barcoding

Title MS graduate student-DNA barcoding
Agency, Location The Pennsylvania State University
Categories Student
Job # 13703
Salary competitive salary and benefits
Responsibilities

A MS student is being recruited to study invasive Flathead Catfish in Pennsylvania. The student will use molecular methods (DNA barcoding) to identify prey species consumed by Flathead Catfish. Work will include field collections, laboratory research and analysis, and writing manuscripts.

Qualifications

B.S. in biology, ecology, fisheries, or a related field. Competitive GPA and GRE scores are required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Preferred experience with molecular methods including PCR. The anticipated start date is August 2020.

Ad Closing Date: Open until filled

Contact

 Dr. Megan Kepler Schall, [email protected]. The following must be submitted to be considered for the position (compiled in one document): 1.) Cover letter with details on your personal goals and career interests, 2.) CV, 3.) GRE scores, 4.) unofficial copy of your transcript, and 5.) contact information (email and phone number) for three references.