Submitted by 45452 on Mon, 2018-11-26 14:19

Graduate Student Position at Purdue University - Urban Entomology

MS/PhD Assistantship in Urban Entomology

Department of Entomology, Purdue University

 

The Urban Entomology Laboratory in the Department of Entomology at Purdue University is recruiting highly motivated and independent graduate student to work in the area of ant ecotoxicology.  Funding is available to support a graduate research assistantship at either the MS or PhD level.  The research project is broadly structured to understand the physiological and behavioral adaptations of pest ants to urban ecosystems.  These goals will be accomplished utilizing odorous house ants (Tapinoma sessile) as a model system and will involve a variety of behavioral, molecular, biochemical, experimental, and other tools depending on the interest of the applicant.  Ideal students should be highly enthusiastic and interested in working at the interface of fundamental and applied entomology with a focus on urban ecology. The position will be available starting in Spring 2019, or until a qualified candidate has been identified.  Position comes with a competitive stipend, full tuition waiver, and benefits package including health insurance.

 

For additional information visit:

Buczkowski Lab:  http://www.entm.purdue.edu/ants

Purdue Entomology:  http://www.entm.purdue.edu

 

Interested individuals should contact Dr. Buczkowski directly via email gbuczkow@purdue.edu to discuss their background, qualifications, and research interests. Please provide a cover letter, CV, academic transcripts and GRE scores (unofficial are fine), and contact information for 3 references.

Job Listing Expiration: 
60 Days
Company Name: 
Purdue University
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Name of Contact Person: 
Dr. Grzegorz Buczkowski
Contact Person's Email: 
gbuczkow@purdue.edu
Contact Person's Phone: 
765.494.6314
City: 
West Lafayette
State/Province: 
IN
Country: 
USA