PhD/MS position openings for Fall 2018: Wildlife Population Genomics and Disease Ecology – Wyoming

Agency
University of Wyoming
Location
Laramie, WY
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
http://www.uwyo.edu/uwgrad/enrolled-students/financial-assistance/assistantship-funding.html
Start Date
08/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
11/30/2017
Website
http://www.wildlifegenetichealth.org/grad-wildlife-genomics/
Description
PhD and/or MS student positions are available for Fall 2018 for research and training in wildlife population genomics, conservation genetics, and disease ecology at the University of Wyoming (UW) in Laramie. The positions are primarily lab-based within the Ernest Wildlife Genomics and Disease Ecology Laboratory in the Department of Veterinary Sciences and affiliated programs. Research will use genomic and other genetic tools to study wildlife populations in the Rocky Mountain West and/or California, and with intersections with disease ecology. The Ernest Wildlife Genomics and Disease Ecology Laboratory is a dynamic and highly collaborative lab at UW with University of California affiliation and works with other academic institutions, as well as state, federal, and non-governmental agencies. There are many opportunities to work with recognized leaders who apply excellence in science toward wildlife conservation and management. There are opportunities for an added academic minor or major in Environment and Natural Resources through our Haub School affiliation: http://www.uwyo.edu/haub/. In addition to to research and course work, responsibilities will include teaching (TA-ing), lab maintenance tasks, and mentoring other students. Quality mentorship of trainees of all educational levels, including grad student positions, is a priority for the laboratory. University of Wyoming hosts excellent wildlife and ecology science and a collegial academic atmosphere. Laramie is a wonderful college town of ~ 30,000 and offers easy access to the Rocky Mountains and outdoor activities including skiing, hiking, climbing, birding, and fishing & hunting. PhD Student Opening: For pdf of PhD student Fall 2018 opening and application procedures: http://www.wildlifegenetichealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/ErnestLabPhDStudentOpening-WildlifeGenomics-Fall2018_1Oct2017.pdf MS Student Opening: For pdf of MS student Fall 2018 opening and application procedures: http://www.wildlifegenetichealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/ErnestLab_MS-StudentOpening_WildlifeGenomics-Fall2018.pdf
Qualifications
See detailed pdf online: PhD Student Opening: For pdf of PhD student Fall 2018 opening and application procedures: http://www.wildlifegenetichealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/ErnestLabPhDStudentOpening-WildlifeGenomics-Fall2018_1Oct2017.pdf MS Student Opening: For pdf of MS student Fall 2018 opening and application procedures: http://www.wildlifegenetichealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/ErnestLab_MS-StudentOpening_WildlifeGenomics-Fall2018.pdf
Contact Person
Dr. Holly Ernest
Contact eMail
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