Funded PhD (Urban Ecology) to start in August 2022: New York

Agency
Queens College at the City University of New York
Location
Queens, NY
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
TBD - fully funded
Start Date
08/01/2022
Last Date to Apply
12/20/2021
Website
https://www.gc.cuny.edu/home
Description
This is an opportunity for a PhD student to develop an independent project within the research interests of the lab, which broadly focuses on urban ecology and conservation. We study the biotic impacts of urbanisation; human-Nature relationships in the urban context and urban ecosystem services. Our goal is to generate knowledge that underpins the conservation of biodiversity and sustainability in the urban century. Please visit the lab website to learn more https://urban-ecologist.com/ The successful applicant will meet all these essential criteria : - Prior research experience - Experience using R and understanding of statistics - Background in ecology, conservation biology and/or human geography - Passion for conservation and sustainability - Self-starting ability and resourcefulness - Positive and adventurous attitude - Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion Potential candidates should contact Asst Prof Joanna Coleman (joanna.coleman@qc.cuny.edu) as soon as possible. Please send these documents (as a single pdf) : 1. Brief cover letter (1.5 pages max) describing interest in the position, how you meet the criteria and tentative plans for future research 2. Academic transcripts, which show your GPA and courses taken 3. Resumé Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Graduate studies at the PhD level are offered through the CUNY Graduate Centre (https://www.gc.cuny.edu/home), where I am a member of the Graduate Faculty in Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behaviour (EEB; https://www.gc.cuny.edu/Page-Elements/Academics-Research-Centers-Initiatives/Doctoral-Programs/Biology/Subprograms/Ecology,-Evolutionary-Biology,-and-Behavior). Applicants eligible for any of the following fellowships are especially encouraged to apply : Environmental Protection Agency STAR Fellowship http://epa.gov/ncer/fellow/ National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship http://www.nsfgrfp.org/
Qualifications
- Prior research experience - Experience using R and understanding of statistics - Background in ecology, conservation biology and/or human geography - Passion for conservation and sustainability - Self-starting ability and resourcefulness - Positive and adventurous attitude - Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion Potential candidates should contact Asst Prof Joanna Coleman (joanna.coleman@qc.cuny.edu) as soon as possible (see details in job advert above)
Contact Person
Assistant Professor Joanna Coleman
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