PhD position in Marine Fish Ecology – Louisiana State University

Agency
Louisiana State University
Location
Baton Rouge, LA
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
TBD
Last Date to Apply
12/31/2021
Description
PhD research assistantship in the Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences at LSU. The position will focus on movement ecology of reef fishes at natural and/or artificial habitats in the Gulf of Mexico. Completion of doctoral degree will include relevant coursework and a research dissertation that will be developed. Research will focus on questions related to fish habitat use, connectivity, behavioral response to stressors, diet, and/or other ecological or fisheries topics. Start date: Summer or Fall 2022
Qualifications
*Preferred* MS in Marine Biology, Marine Science, Fisheries Science, or related field Experience/comfortable working in offshore environments Scuba Diving certification Interest in statistics, quantitative data analysis Interest/experience in offshore fishing *Required* BS in Marine Biology, Marine Science, Fisheries Science, or related field is required. GPA > 3.25 Experience working on vessels Highly motivated and capable of working independently Email to Dr. Michael Dance (mdance1@lsu.edu) a single merged PDF including 1) cover letter describing research interests and experience, 2) CV, 3) transcripts (unofficial at this point), 4) contact info for 3 professional references, 5) GRE scores (not required).
Contact Person
Dr. Michael Dance
Contact eMail
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