Master of Science position*: Research in the ecology and evolution of carnivorous plants; Texas Christian University, Fort Worth

Agency
Texas Christian University, Department of Biology
Location
Texas Christian University, Department of Biology
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
$16,500 (9 month)
Start Date
08/15/2021
Last Date to Apply
12/15/2020
Website
http://biology.tcu.edu/staff/john-d-horner/
Description
*Master of Science position*: Research in the ecology and evolution of carnivorous plants. A research and teaching position for a student interested in pursuing the Master of Science degree in Biology is available in the lab of Dr. John Horner (http://biology.tcu.edu/staff/john-d-horner/) in the Department of Biology at Texas Christian University starting in August 2021. The student will work on projects related to the ecology and evolution of the pitcher plant, Sarracenia alata. Ideally, the applicant should have previous research experience in both field and laboratory. The position will be funded by a Teaching Assistantship and includes a stipend and tuition waiver. Additional funds are available for research support, and health insurance is available.
Qualifications
B.S. in Biology, Botany, Ecology, or related field. Minimum GPA of 3.0. Minimum GRE score of 300 (verbal + quantitative combined). Prior research experience preferred. Interested applicants should send a CV, a cover letter describing their research interests and reasons for applying, and contact information for THREE potential referees to Dr. John Horner (j.horner@tcu.edu). The review of applications will begin on 1 December 2020. Application to the graduate program at TCU should be made by 15 December 2020. For more details on the Biology department at TCU please see https://cse.tcu.edu/biology/
Contact Person
John D Horner
Contact Phone
817-257-6181
Contact eMail
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