PhD and MS Assistantships: Aquatic Ecology – Indiana

Agency
Purdue University, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources
Location
West Lafayette, IN
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
Assistantships include 12-month stipend, full tuition coverage, and insurance.
Start Date
01/06/2018
Last Date to Apply
09/05/2017
Website
http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~thook
Description
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) in West Lafayette, IN.
Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include a BS (for MS position) or MS (for PhD position) in Biology, Ecology, Fisheries Science, or related field; GPA of 3.2 or greater; and above average GRE scores (at least 50th percentile for quantitative and verbal; at least 4.0 for analytical writing).

How to Apply:
The positions will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please respond by 1-September-2017 and submit cover letter, CV, GRE scores (unofficial), transcript (unofficial), and names and contact numbers of three references to Tomas Höök (thook@purdue.edu; 765-496-6799; http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~thook).
Contact Person
Tomas Hook
Contact eMail
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