Funded Graduate Student Position in Human-Environment Systems at Boise State

The Hillis lab <> in the Human-Environment Systems Center (HES <>) at Boise State University is recruiting graduate students (M.S. or Ph.D.) to conduct interdisciplinary research on the social dynamics and sustainability of human-environment systems. Students can work on any of a range of specific projects ongoing in the lab (see here <> for more details).
Successful students will have a strong background in the computational / quantitative social sciences or ecology, or a desire to work hard to gain these skills. Based on their interest, students can apply to various degree programs including Ecology, Evolution and Behavior <>, Anthropology <>, and Public Policy <>. Two years (pending adequate
performance) of NSF-funded <> support are currently available and additional funding can be obtained through external grants or internal teaching and research assistantships. The position includes a competitive stipend, tuition waiver and health insurance.

Interested students should send a brief cover letter expressing their research interests and relevant experience and a CV to

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