Conservation Genomics of Freshwater Mussels – Oxford, OH

Miami University, Ohio
Oxford, OH
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Graduate Assistantships
$21,592 for 9 months plus summer salary and full tuition waiver
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A Graduate Assistantship to conduct research on the conservation genomics of freshwater mussels is available in the Aquatic Biodiversity & Conservation Laboratory ( at Miami University, Oxford, OH. Funding from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service will support the use of genomic approaches to assess parentage and genetic variation of captive-raised mussels to be used for population restoration and to provide guidance to agencies charged with protection of endangered and threatened species. Compensation includes a full waiver of in-state and out-of-state tuition, a competitive academic-year stipend, and summer salary.
Applicants with experience using genomic techniques and those wishing to pursue a PhD in Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology ( will have preference, although strong candidates wishing to pursue an MS in Biology ( will be considered. Interested persons should contact David Berg via email ( and include a CV/resume and a description of research interests and experiences. Screening of applicants will begin immediately.
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David J. Berg
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