Animal Behavior (M.S.) Position Opening

Job Description

We are seeking applicants for a master’s student to join our lab in

August 2017. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to

develop an independent project within the research interests of the lab.

The lab focuses on animal communication and sensory ecology using birds

(primarily galliformes and passerines) as model systems. Please review

our lab website to learn more about our research: <>.


Applicants should possess a strong understanding of basic principles of

animal behavior, ecology, and evolution. They will ideally have prior

research experience.


Formal applications are due May 1st, but potential candidates should

contact Dr. Jessica Yorzinski by email ( as soon as

possible, including a brief statement of previous research experience

and plans for future research, CV, unofficial transcript, GRE scores,

and contact information for three references. Review of applications

will begin immediately and continue on a rolling basis. Successful

applicants will need to apply to the graduate program at Texas A&M

University (