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PhD positions in Lake and River Ecology – Trent University

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Graduate PhD positions are available in the Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario to conduct ecological research on lakes and rivers. Research for these positions could range from nutrient effects on animal nutrition and food webs to landscape studies of carbon and nutrients. Field work for these positions could include projects in the Great Lakes and their watersheds, central Ontario in cottage country and the Experimental Lakes Area in northwestern Ontario. These graduate positions are funded at the PhD level but we will consider exceptional MSc candidates who are interested in transferring to the PhD. Positions will be based at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario as part of the Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program ( and begin in 2019 (Winter, Spring or Fall). Interested students should contact Dr. Maggie Xenopoulos ( and/or Dr. Paul Frost ( with a brief statement of interests, transcripts and a recently updated resume. Information of labs and these opportunities can be found at: and