We are currently seeking a highly motivated graduate students to join our fisheries research lab within the UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. Successful applicants may choose from a variety of new and continuing research projects focusing on marine sportfish in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Applicants with a strong academic record and interests in population dynamics, acoustic telemetry, or annual recruitment of marine sportfish (grouper, snapper, triggerfish, etc.) are encouraged to apply. Recent projects have focused on the use of acoustic telemetry to estimate annual survival and to evaluate seasonal habitat use in gag grouper. Successful applicant can start anytime from May-August 2018.
M.S. applicants must have a BS in biology, ecology, fisheries/wildlife biology, or related area. No prior field experience is required; however, students are expected to live and work in the field for several months annually. Applicants with a GPA > 3.2 and GRE > 310 (math and verbal combined) are competitive.
Ph.D. applicants must have an MS in biology, ecology, fisheries, or related filed.