M.S. position at TCU to start in January 2018 – Texas

Agency
Texas Christian University
Location
Fort Worth, Texas
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
$16,000 (with opportunity for summer funding)
Start Date
01/16/2018
Last Date to Apply
09/15/2017
Description
*MS position*: A fully funded graduate research assistantship position (funding provided by teaching assistance) is available in the lab of Dr. Matt Hale in the Biology Department at Texas Christian University starting in January 2018. The student will work on the population and conservation genetics of the American Chestnut (Castanea dentata) in order to determine parentage and survey genetic diversity. The applicant should have previous lab experience including, but not limited to, DNA extraction, PCR amplification, and DNA sequencing. Ideally, the candidate will also have experience with computational analysis and bioinformatics, although training in these areas will be provided. Interested applicants should send a CV, a cover letter describing their research interests and reasons for applying, and the names contact details of THREE potential referees to Dr. Matt Hale (m.c.hale@tcu.edu). Review of applicants will begin on September 12th. For more details on the Biology department at TCU please see http://biology.tcu.edu/
Qualifications
GRE of at least 300, Undergraduate in Biology or closely related subject, minimum GPA of 3.0
Contact Person
Dr. Matt Hale
Contact eMail
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