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Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistantship Mississippi 1/23/2019 +

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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

The Correa River and Floodplain Ecology Lab, in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture at Mississippi State University (MSU) invites applications for a Ph.D. graduate student research assistantship. The selected applicant will work under the supervision of Drs. Sandra Bibiana Correa (MSU, Mississippi, USA) and Javier Maldonado (JaverianaUniversity, Bogotá, Colombia) conducting macroecologicalmodeling using large databases of fish and plant species distributions.

QUALIFICATIONS: M.S. Degree in EEB, Biology, Zoology, Wildlife & Fisheries or related field. Knowledge of niche theory, spatial analysis, biogeography, phylogenetics, and strong quantitative, GIS and R programming skills are highly desirable. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

LOCATION: Starkville, Mississippi.

STARTING DATE: Summer or fall 2019 (negotiable).

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Begin March 8, 2019. Open until filled.

SALARY: Annual $23,500 + tuition waiver.

HOW TO APPLY: Send the following materials (single PDF) to Sandra Bibiana Correa ( and Javier Maldonado (

  1. Cover letter stating interest in the position and long-term career goals.
  2. Curriculum vitae including three references.
  3. GRE scores.
  4. Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial are fine).
  5. For non-native English speakers: TOEFL scores ≥ 550 PBT or ≥79 iBTor IELTS ≥ 6.5.

Apply By:3/31/2019

Posted By: KBrasher