University of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
- Closing Date
29 April 2019
The Nekton Research Laboratory at the University of New Orleans has an opening for a graduate student to conduct fish ecology research starting in fall 2019. The Teaching Assistantship will be for 9 months and provide a $15,750 stipend. Tuition and out-of-state fees will be waived. The Teaching Assistant will teach three sections of EES 1003 Introduction to Environmental Science every semester. Possible thesis research topics include: 1. surveys for rare fishes; 2. fish assemblage analyses in an intermittently connected estuarine water body; and 3. assessing native fish responses to aquatic invasive species. Research will be conducted either in freshwater or estuarine habitats. The start date is 1 August 2019.
Experience with identifying fishes, field sampling, and statistical analyses is required. Applicants must have at least a B.Sc. degree in Biological Sciences, Fishery Sciences, or a related field. Applicants should also have completed the GREs and have a total score of at least 300 on the verbal and quantitative sections. For further information please email moconnel [at] uno.edu.
Email moconnel [at] uno.edu and provide your current GPA, GRE scores, and a brief description of your research experience. Then apply online at new.uno.edu/academics/cos/ees/graduate/how-to-apply to complete the application process.
Applications are due Monday, April 29th 2019.