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PhD/MS position Openings for Fall 2018: Wildlife Population Genomics and Disease Ecology

PhD/MS position Openings for Fall 2018: Wildlife Population Genomics and Disease Ecology

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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 – click here

MS Student Opening: For pdf of MS student Fall 2018 opening and application procedures – click here

 

Contact Dr. Holly Ernest at holly.ernest@uwyo.edu

Last Updated 10/1/2017