Ph.D. Research Assistantship in Fish Genetics: West Virginia

Agency
West Virginia University
Location
Morgantown, WV
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
$19,848
Start Date
08/15/2021
Last Date to Apply
03/22/2021
Website
https://wildgenomics.forestry.wvu.edu/
Description
The Division of Forestry and Natural Resources at West Virginia University is searching for a Ph.D. student to study the genomics of game fish in West Virginia. Genomic tools will be used to assess population structure and diversity of several game fish species in the state (e.g., walleye, black bass). The student will also work closely with the state agency to interpret results in a management context. Funding for four years will be provided through a research assistantship. Review of applications will begin March 22 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should send a letter of interest, CV, unofficial copies of transcripts and GRE scores, and contact information for 3 references to Dr. Amy Welsh at amy.welsh@mail.wvu.edu
Qualifications
M.S. in fisheries, wildlife, biology, genetics, or related field. Laboratory experience in genetic techniques required.
Contact Person
Amy Welsh
Contact Phone
304-293-0718
Contact eMail
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