PhD Opportunity: Carnivore Ecology and Conservation-Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Last Date to Apply
We are seeking an outstanding student to pursue a PhD in carnivore ecology and conservation in the Wildlife Ecology program housed in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology (FWE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The student’s dissertation will involve studying the foraging, habitat, and population ecology of forest carnivores in California using a combination of field, molecular, and population analysis methods. Additional research components could be added depending on shared interests and funding opportunities. The student will be co-advised by Jon Pauli ( and Zach Peery ( The position will start Fall Semester 2018, with the possibility of field work in the summer.
Applicants must possess bachelor’s degree and preferably a master’s degree in wildlife ecology or closely related field by the start date. To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter outlining your interests and research background, a curriculum vitae (including GPA and GRE scores), and contact information for three professional references (name, email, phone, address) as either a PDF or MS Word file to and with ‘Carnivore PhD Application’ in the subject line.
Contact Person
Jon Pauli AND Zach Peery
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