PhD position in Marine Fish Ecology – Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Last Date to Apply
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
*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 ( 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).
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Dr. Michael Dance
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