Joshua Banta's lab in the Department of Biology at the University of Texas at Tyler is looking for a thesis-directed, MS-level graduate student to study the ecology of TX freshwater mussels, to begin in January 2018. The position comes with funding for full tuition, four semesters of either a teaching assistantship or a research assistantship, and summer salary for one summer. The research investigates the distributions (through field work and other means) of two rare species of Unionidae endemic to East Texas.
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Wildlife, or a related field. Aquatic field work experience a plus. To inquire about the position, please Contact Josh Banta (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).