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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Details on how to apply for admission to TAMUCC are available at: https://gradschool.tamucc.edu/new_students/application_process.html