PhD Assistantship for Fish Ecology – Clemson, South Carolina

Clemson University
Clemson, South Carolina
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Graduate Assistantships
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Description: Dr. Luke Bower in the USGS South Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation at Clemson University is seeking a PhD student to study fish ecology. This position provides an excellent opportunity for students interested in fish ecology, community ecology, or flow ecology to conduct applied and basic research. This position is fully funded for three years, starting Summer/Fall 2022. The exact research is flexible but will relate to applied and conceptual aspect of fish ecology. We highly encourage people from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Qualifications: • Master’s degree in ecology, biology, fisheries, statistics, or related field • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Ability to work with a wide variety of stakeholders • Experience in freshwater ecology or community ecology • Skills with any of the following topics are not required but will be highly valued: (a) analyzing community or population data; (b) monitoring or sampling freshwater fishes, (c) R programming, (d) GIS, (e) study design, and (f) working with large dataset. Salary/Benefits The PhD will be provided: • Annual salary of $ 25,000. • A supportive network of professionals who encourage work-life balance, promote mental health well-being, and help with achieving career goals • Professional development experiences with federal and state agencies To apply: Email a 1) cover letter outlining interests in project, qualifications and career goals, 2) CV, 3) names and contact information for three potential references and 3) unofficial transcripts as a single pdf document to Luke Bower ( Review of applications will begin immediately and end on March 16th, 2022. Please direct all questions to Luke Bower ( Website:
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