PhD Opportunity: Carnivore Ecology and Conservation-Wisconsin

Agency
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Location
Madison, WI
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
22,000
Last Date to Apply
12/31/2017
Website
https://forestandwildlifeecology.wisc.edu/
Description
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 (http://labs.russell.wisc.edu/pauli/) and Zach Peery (http://labs.russell.wisc.edu/peery/). The position will start Fall Semester 2018, with the possibility of field work in the summer.
Qualifications
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 jnpauli@wisc.edu and mpeery@wisc.edu with ‘Carnivore PhD Application’ in the subject line.
Contact Person
Jon Pauli AND Zach Peery
Contact eMail
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