Ph.D. Assistantship – Marine Biology-Texas

Agency
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, TX
Location
Corpus Christi, TX
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
$1,600-2,000 per month based on experience plus fringe benefits.
Start Date
01/14/2019
Last Date to Apply
08/31/2018
Description
Responsibilities – A PhD assistantship position is available under the advisement of Dr. Wei Xu in direction of Marine Biology. The successful applicant will be working in the newly established Marine Biomed program and has a chance to study the environmental effects on human and animal health. The projects include investigation of the development of marine invertebrates under the impact of environmental stresses, and impacts of marine contaminants on human health using human tissue and zebrafish models. The student will obtain Ph.D. degree from Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Contact – Send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts and GRE scores to: Dr. Wei Xu, through *Email: wxu@agcenter.lsu.edu. *Dr. Xu’s lab will be relocated to Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi in September 2018. The current website for the lab is, http://www.rnr.lsu.edu/people/xu-wei/default.htm
Qualifications
(1) B.S. or M.S. in biological sciences, environmental science, marine science, or related field. (2) Basic knowledge in molecular biology, cell biology, and toxicology. Experience/knowledge in zebrafish maintenance and bioinformatics is a plus. (3) GPA >=3.0.
Contact Person
Wei Xu
Contact eMail
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