PhD in Animal Behavior (Primates) – Texas

Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University
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Graduate Assistantships
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We are seeking applicants for a PhD student to join our lab in August 2020. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop an independent project focusing on non-human primate vision (focusing on topics such as attention, cognition, and behavior) using captive primates (monkeys and apes) as a model system. Please review our lab website to learn more about our research: Potential candidates should contact Dr. Jessica Yorzinski by email ( as soon as possible, including a brief statement of previous research experience and plans for future research, current GPA, CV, unofficial transcript, and GRE scores and percentiles. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue on a rolling basis. Successful applicants can apply through the EEB program ( Applicants eligible for this diversity fellowship ( are especially encouraged to apply.
Applicants should possess a strong understanding of basic principles of primate behavior, ecology, and evolution. They will ideally have prior research experience.
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Jessica Yorzinski
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