Graduate Research Assistantship: Applied Ecology/Wildlife & Fisheries – Maryland

Agency
Frostburg State University
Location
Frostburg, MD
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
This research assistantship includes a competitive stipend and a tuition waiver and will be available for approximately two years for MS students
Start Date
01/22/2018
Last Date to Apply
11/01/2017
Description
An assistantship is available for a master’s level graduate student in the area of Applied Ecology and Conservation Biology or Wildlife and Fisheries Biology. The assistantship is available immediately and will remain open until filled. Several projects are available for consideration. Natural Resources research includes human dimensions in wildlife ecology, small mammal ecology, evolution and systematics of freshwater fishes, ecology and evolution of introduced species, biology of endangered species, population genetics, ethnobotany, forestry, sustainability, and entomology. Frostburg State University (www.frostburg.edu) is located in the Appalachian highlands of western Maryland. Enrollment includes approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. The main campus covers 260 mostly forested acres within the small town of Frostburg (population 7,500). The local region is rich in both history and outdoor activities. Nearby recreational areas include Nature Conservancy Lands, State Forests, and Rocky Gap, New Germany and Deep Creek Lake State Parks. Exceptional outdoor activities include camping, boating, swimming, hiking, skiing, fishing, and hunting.
Qualifications
Students should have an undergraduate degree in biology, wildlife, fisheries, environmental science, forestry, botany, or other related areas. Admission requirements include a 3.0 GPA and 300 (V+Q) GRE score.
Contact Person
Sunshine Liberty Brosi, PhD
Contact Phone
301-687-4213
Contact eMail
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