Student Opportunity Announcements
M.S. Graduate Assistantship in Community Ecology
The Howeth Lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alabama invites applications for a M.S. Graduate Assistantship in community ecology beginning Spring or Fall 2013. A highly motivated student is sought to study metacommunity dynamics of zooplankton among forest ponds in different stages of succession. The research will include observational studies of pond communities in the Talladega National Forest and pond mesocosm experiments at the University of Alabama Tanglewood Biological Station. Interested students should send an e-mail to Dr. Jennifer Howeth (email@example.com) with "MS Graduate Assistantship" in the title, and include their CV, statement of research interests, writing sample, GRE scores (if known), unofficial copies of undergraduate transcripts, and contact information for two references by November 26, 2012 (for Spring 2013) or December 15, 2012 (for Fall 2013). Qualified applicants will be invited to apply to the Graduate School and the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alabama. The Department of Biological Sciences offers Graduate Teaching Assistantships and competitive fellowships to support admitted students.
University of Alabama: www.ua.edu
Department of Biological Sciences: http://bsc.ua.edu/
Howeth Laboratory: http://bsc.ua.edu/jennifer-howeth/
Center for Freshwater Studies: http://as.ua.edu/cfs/
Tuscaloosa, Alabama is a vibrant university community with numerous cultural and recreational opportunities available. The newly constructed Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, located on the banks of the Black Warrior River and just minutes from the UA campus, brings a variety of shows and musicians to the city. Recreational activities such as canoeing and hiking are quite popular in the nearby Black Warrior and Sipsey River natural protected areas, and the Talladega National Forest.
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