We seek a highly motivated Ph.D. student to examine questions related to invasive Rusty Crayfish biology and control in Great Lakes spawning reefs. Research will include both field (i.e., Great Lakes) and laboratory components. The student will work collaboratively with university, government, and non-government biologists. Applicants should have a M.S. degree in biology, ecology, fisheries, or related fields. Strong applicants will demonstrate excellent communication and quantitative skills, be SCUBA certified, and have field experience. The position would preferably start in January 2018, but a later start time is possible. Information about the Ph.D. program at Central Michigan University can be found at: www.cmich.edu/colleges/cst/EES/Pages/default.aspx.
Required Qualifications: BS or MS in fisheries, aquatic ecology, ecology
Graduate assistantships include a 12-month stipend eligible for annual renewal and a full tuition waiver.
Please submit a cover letter, CV, and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Tracy Galarowicz (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please contact Dr. Galarowicz with any questions.