From: Ecological Society of America: grants, jobs, news
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Sent: Friday, January 27, 2012 11:14 PM
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Subject: [ECOLOG-L] Graduate Position: M.S. in Biology at Sonoma State
Graduate Research Opportunity in Population Genetics/Evolutionary Physiology
Department of Biology - Sonoma State University
A graduate student at the M.S. level is sought to work with Dr.
Nathan Rank in the Department of Biology at Sonoma State University in
northern California. The successful applicant will develop a thesis
research project that relates genetic variation in populations of high
elevation insects to their population dynamics and ecological physiology.
Summer field research will be conducted in remote parts of the Sierra Nevada
mountains of eastern California near Bishop, regions that are renowned for
spectacular scenery and are of great conservation value.
Applicants for this graduate position should have a strong background in
field research, evolutionary principles and insect biology as well as meet
the admission requirements for the Department of Biology's Graduate Program
(www.sonoma.edu/biology/graduate). Experience in statistical analysis and
data management is also desirable.
The application deadline for the Biology Graduate Program is January
31 for the Fall semester and October 31 for the Spring semester.
Details on the procedures for applying can be found at
Graduate students in the Department of Biology are supported in a variety of
ways, including teaching assistantships, in-state tuition waivers and SSU
scholarships. The National Science Foundation supports the research
program, and additional support for graduate students is pending.
For more information about this opportunity, contact Nathan Rank at
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