Coastal Resilience and Public Policy MS Assistantship – Alabama

Agency
Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife
Location
Auburn, AL
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
Graduate stipend
Start Date
01/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
09/15/2020
Website
https://wp.auburn.edu/conservationgovernancelab/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/MS-NASEM-Assistantship-Auburn-SFWS-1.docx
Description
Description: The Conservation Governance Lab at Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife is looking for a competitive applicant for a PhD student assistantship on public policy and coastal resilience focused on the Gulf of Mexico. The funding comes from a National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine grant. The ideal candidate has a background in political science, economics, or another social science; an interest in environmental policy, political science, economics, or a related field. The research is interdisciplinary and examines the intersection of public policy and ecological conservation in the Gulf of Mexico. The Conservation Governance Lab is led by Dr. Kelly H. Dunning. Dunning holds a PhD from MIT in Natural Resource Management and an MSc from Oxford University Christ Church College in Environmental Policy. Her 2018 Fulbright-funded book, Managing Coral Reefs (Anthem Press), examines how communities manage their reefs through planning and policy efforts. Get in touch with a CV and 1 page statement of interest here: KHD@auburn.edu. This assistantship would be ideal for someone looking to pursue a career in environmental policy, and natural resource management. Prerequisites to apply include coursework in social science research design/methods, environmental policy, and/or environmental conservation. Prior interest or experience in the Gulf of Mexico region is preferred. Diversity and inclusion are a priority of the Conservation Governance Lab, all applicants welcome. GREs are not required.
Qualifications
Prerequisites to apply include coursework in social science research design/methods, environmental policy, and/or environmental conservation. Prior interest or experience in the Gulf of Mexico region is preferred. Diversity and inclusion are a priority of the Conservation Governance Lab, all applicants welcome. GREs are not required.
Contact Person
Kelly Dunning
Contact eMail
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