PhD or MS Assistantship- Crayfish ecology-Oklahoma

Agency
Oklahoma Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Location
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
20K annually plus tuition remission
Start Date
01/01/2019
Last Date to Apply
11/10/2018
Description
I am seeking a Ph.D. student or well-qualified M.S. student who will be responsible for developing a dissertation/thesis that provides extensive information on the distribution, habitat use, demographics, and invasion potential of crayfish populations, with an emphasis on the Ozark Highlands Ecoregion. The streams of the Ozark Highlands harbor >30 species of crayfish.
Qualifications
M.S. in fisheries science, ecology, or related field with experience publishing and demonstration of quantitative skills. Applicants should have >3.2 GPA and > 50% on GRE. Interested students should submit a CV with three references, transcripts (unofficial are okay for initial application), GRE scores, and an example of previous works (manuscript) to the investigator. If applying to the M.S. program, applicants should have similar academic qualifications with a strong interest in developing their quantitative skills and should submit a writing sample (manuscript, undergraduate thesis, or class paper) with their application. Preference will be given to applicants with some experience in stream sampling or crayfish/invertebrate ecology.
Contact Person
Dr. Shannon K Brewer
Contact Phone
405-744-9841
Contact eMail
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