Ph.D. research assistantship: freshwater fish invasions across the United States: Clemson, South Carolina

Agency
Clemson University
Location
Clemson University--Clemson, South Carolina
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
$22,000 per year
Last Date to Apply
02/05/2021
Website
http://peoplesfish.weebly.com/
Description
The student will work to investigate patterns of freshwater fish invasions across the United States using a combination of modeling, field and/or lab-based approaches. Exact study objectives and approaches are flexible, but lie at the nexus of conceptual and applied ecology. The start date is negotiable (Late spring-fall 2021), and we will be happy to accommodate a remote start if desired. To apply, please email application packets to Brandon Peoples (peoples@clemson.edu) with the subject “Graduate Application.” Applications should be a single, merged PDF including 1) a cover letter describing your interest in the project and career goals, 2) your CV, including at least 3 references, 3) unofficial transcripts, and 4) GRE scores. Informal inquiries are welcome.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: • A master’s degree in ecology, biology, fisheries/aquatic science or equivalent • Demonstrated excellence in written, verbal, and quantitative skills Ideal candidates will have some combination of experience in: • Community ecology • Invasion ecology • Study design • Statistical analysis using R • Working with large datasets
Contact Person
Dr. Brandon Peoples
Contact eMail
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