The Department of Biological Sciences at
Missouri University of Science and Technology is recruiting M.S. GRADUATE ASSISTANTS
for SPRING 2021 in TOXICOLOGY, AQUATIC ECOLOGY, MICROBIAL ECOLOGY, MICROBIOLOGY, and/or EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY. The Department of Biological Sciences offers competitive assistantships that include a $2,083 monthly stipend and full tuition waiver. The Department has a suite of high-quality equipment, access to a newly remodeled vivarium, small class sizes, excellent faculty mentorship, robust internal and external collaborative opportunities, and a history of successful graduates.
Missouri University of Science and Technology is a public land-grant university with a student body of approximately 8,000 students. Established in 1870, it is the premiere science and technology campus in Missouri and boasts a student body of over 90% STEM majors: The university was ranked as the 25th best STEM-centered school in the United States by Forbes in 2018. Campus is located in Rolla, Missouri, an affordable mid-size town with easy interstate access, about 100 miles south of St. Louis. Nestled in the Ozark Mountains, the town has abundant local outdoor recreational opportunities, a vibrant and distinct university community, and excellent public schools.
Qualified students will have completed an undergraduate degree in a related field, have excellent communication skills, have good academic standing, be team players, and be motivated to make a difference in their career development.
Students interested in applying should contact Dr. Robin Verble (VerbleR@mst.edu) and include a copy of their CV, GRE scores, unofficial transcripts, a list of 3 references, and a cover letter that details their qualifications, interest in graduate school, and relevant experiences. Please address your letters to “Biological Sciences Graduate Committee.”
Applications will be evaluated as they are received.