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PhD Student Opportunity

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The MU Limnology Lab in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) is seeking a PhD student interested in reservoir ecology, eutrophication, land use, and cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms (cyanoHABs).   

Interested candidates will conduct field work, laboratory analyses, and utilize statistical techniques to analyze their data. The successful applicant will have strong skills in these areas, a collaborative nature, and a background and/or interest in limnology, aquatic ecology, and biogeochemistry. Strong writing skills are desired and candidates must have a published or submitted manuscript from their MS or undergraduate research experience. 

To apply, please send: 1) cover letter outlining your background, expertise, and interests, 2) recent CV, 3) unofficial transcripts, and 4) a scientific manuscript (published/submitted/ in preparation) to Dr. Rebecca North, email:

Preferred start date is January 2022. For further information on the Water Resources Graduate Emphasis Area in the School of Natural Resources at Mizzou, including application requirements, please visit:

Applications will be considered until October 1, 2021.