Ph.D. Assistantship – Ecology/Conservation of Small Rodents, Texas

Agency
Texas State University
Location
San Marcos, Texas
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
$3,300 per month and tuition waiver
Start Date
09/01/2023
Last Date to Apply
12/31/2022
Website
https://ecology.wp.txstate.edu/
Description
A position is available for a Ph.D. student to conduct ecological and conservation research on small rodent species (e.g., cricetids and heteromyids). Project may entail extensive field-based studies, analysis of pre-existing datasets, GIS habitat modeling, and/or studies at biogeographic spatial scales. Experience in live-trapping rodents and/or in using ArcGIS Pro would be helpful but not necessary. Four years of funding (at $3,300/month) as a Research Assistant is available. Start date can be anytime between June 1 and September 1, 2023. Applicants should have an M.S. degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Geography, or related discipline. The position is in the Veech lab (https://ecology.wp.txstate.edu/), Biology Department at Texas State University in San Marcos (https://www.bio.txst.edu/). Interested students should send CV, unofficial transcripts, and 300-word statement of research interests to Joe Veech (joseph.veech@txstate.edu) by December 31, 2022.
Qualifications
M.S. in Biology, Wildlife Ecology, Environmental Science or related field Experience in conducting field work Experience in using R Good writing skills
Contact Person
Joe Veech
Contact eMail
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