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PhD Student in Biology

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, Texas

Job Type Student / postdoc
Salary Details $25,000 per year
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

*PhD position*:

A fully funded graduate research assistantship position (funded by teaching assistance) is available in the lab of Dr. Annika Nelson in the Department of Biology at Texas Christian University (TCU) starting in August 2024. The project will be centered on the population and community ecology of plant-insect or insect-microbe interactions. The project is designed to give the student opportunities to learn and apply techniques from field ecology, chemical ecology, and/or microbial ecology to answer questions about the ecology and evolution of mutualisms involving plants and insects. Opportunities for both field and lab work are available and will depend on student interest.

For more details on the Department of Biology at TCU and the graduate program, please see https://cse.tcu.edu/biology/graduate-programs/index.php

For more information about the type of research that will be done in the Nelson lab, please see https://annikanelson.weebly.com/

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=zozBz40AAAAJ&hl=en

Dr. Annika Nelson

Incoming Assistant Professor (starting August 2024)

Department of Biology

Texas Christian University

2800 S University Drive

Fort Worth, Texas

940-368-9081

Qualifications

The candidate should have or be expected to have (by August 2024) an undergraduate degree in biology or related discipline with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Previous research experience, ideally in ecology or a related field, is required. Interested applicants should send a CV, a cover letter describing their research interests and reasons for applying, and the names and contact details of THREE potential referees to Dr. Annika Nelson (annikasn@uci.edu).

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants should send a CV, a cover letter describing their research interests and reasons for applying, and the names and contact details of THREE potential referees to Dr. Annika Nelson (annikasn@uci.edu). Review of applicants will begin immediately.

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category Ecology
Tags Entomology