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PhD Assistantship Aquatic Species Conservation (Fish and Mussels)

Graduate Student and Postdoc Positions
Posted: 2/08/2017
Expiration Date: 4/30/2017

Salary: $23,500, insurance, tuition


We seek a student interested in pursuing a Ph.D.  related to developing a framework to prioritize aquatic species conservation. The ideal candidate will have an interest in species conservation and working with natural resource agencies. The student will work with stakeholders of the Gulf Coast and Ozarks LCC. For more information contact Dr. Mike Colvin (michael.colvin@msstate.edu).


Background in aquaculture, fisheries, or related discipline. Desirable qualifications include a high degree of motivation, developed quantitative and writing skills, good people-skills with an ability to work as part of a research team, a minimum 3.2 GPA on M.S., and GRE scores above 160.   Ideal candidate will have an interest in aquatic species conservation and working with natural resource agencies and stakeholders.

To apply, email to Michael Colvin (michael.colvin@msstate.edu)  the following: (1) cover letter describing credentials and professional goals; (2) a resume; (3) and email address and phone numbers for three references; and (4) a copy of university transcripts and GRE/TOEFL scores. Formal application to MSU, including official transcripts and GRE, is required subsequent to selection of the successful candidate. Inquiries about the position are welcome. Application review will begin immediately, continuing until a suitable candidate is found.

Applicants will be reviewed immediate, position open until filled

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