PhD Assistantship – Texas

Agency
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Location
Corpus Christi
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
24,000
Start Date
06/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
11/01/2017
Website
http://www.tamucc.edu
Description
The Pollack and Scarpa labs at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) are seeking a Ph.D. student in the Marine Biology program with an intended start date of June, 2018. The successful applicant will assess questions related to the impacts of climate change on oysters in the northern Gulf of Mexico as part of a Ph.D. in Marine Biology at TAMUCC. Work will include field collection, laboratory processing, and culture of oysters for physiological experiments as well as statistical analysis of data, manuscript, and report writing.
Qualifications
Required qualifications include (1) a B.S. and M.S. in Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, or related field, (2) a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, (3) excellent written and oral communication skills, and (4) strong self-motivation and ability to work independently and as part of a team. Previous research and publication experience preferred. To indicate your interest in this position, submit the following materials via email by November 1, 2017: (1) statement of research background and interests, (2) CV/resume, (3) contact information for 3 academic/professional references, (4) GRE scores (unofficial or official), and (5) an unofficial transcripts to Dr. Jennifer Pollack at jennifer.pollack@tamucc.edu. Details on how to apply for admission to TAMUCC are available at: https://gradschool.tamucc.edu/new_students/application_process.html
Contact Person
Jennifer Pollack
Contact Phone
3618252041
Contact eMail
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