Job: PhD and MS Assistantships: Aquatic Ecology

Title PhD and MS Assistantships: Aquatic Ecology
Agency, Location Purdue University, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources West Lafayette, IN, USA
Categories Student
Job # 12380
Salary Assistantships include 12-month stipend, full tuition coverage, and insurance.
End Date Open until filled (for full consideration, respond by 1 Sept-2017)
Responsibilities

Graduate student (PhD or MS) assistantships available to participate in research projects exploring dynamics of fish and invertebrates. These projects involve an integration of field studies, laboratory analyses, controlled experiments and quantitative modeling analyses.

Specific research topics include:

1) Linking land-use and river characteristics to distributions of freshwater mussels in Indiana (in collaboration with Indiana DNR).
2) Factors influencing intra-specific variation of life history and trophic traits of fishes.

Selected individuals will enroll in Purdue University’s Department of Forestry and Natural Resources (www.ag.purdue.edu/fnr).

Qualifications

Qualifications include a BS or MS in Biology, Ecology, Fisheries Science, or related field; GPA of 3.2; and above average GRE scores (at least 50th percentile for quantitative and verbal; at least 4.0 for analytical writing).

Contact

Submit CV, GRE scores (unofficial), transcript (unofficial), and contact info for three references to Tomas Höök (thook@purdue.edu)

Email thook@purdue.edu
Link http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~thook