From: Ecological Society of America: grants, jobs, news
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Sent: Monday, January 17, 2011 3:33 PM
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Subject: [ECOLOG-L] PhD Opportunity: Stream Ecology & Watershed Processes in
GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT (PHD) POSITION. STREAM COMMUNITY ECOLOGY AND
WATERSHED PROCESSES IN URBAN LANDSCAPES
The Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education (CUERE) at UMBC
invites applications for a full-time PhD Assistantship starting in summer
2011. Students should have a MS degree in ecology, geography or related
field, and a keen interest in community ecology and quantitative spatial
analysis. Students will be expected to develop an independent project within
the context of a NSF funded project on the role of network connectivity in
stream community assembly. Funding includes tuition and fees, and a 12-month
stipend. Experience with GIS software and quantitative analysis is
preferred, as is familiarity with aquatic invertebrate or fish taxonomy and
routine aquatic sampling techniques. Interested applicants are encouraged to
contact Dr. Matthew Baker ([log in to unmask]) and Dr. Chris Swan
([log in to unmask]) in the Department of Geography and Environmental Systems.
Applicants must also submit required materials to the UMBC graduate program
in Geography and Environmental Systems
(http://www.umbc.edu/ges/GES_graduate_program.html) by February 1st, 2011.
More information on Dr. Baker's and Dr. Swan's research, the GES department,
CUERE, and UMBC can be found at http://www.umbc.edu/ges/index.html.
Christopher M. Swan, Ph.D.
Dept. of Geography & Environmental Systems University of Maryland, Baltimore
211 Sondheim Hall
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
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