Graduate position: USouthernMississippi.FishPopulationGenomics

A graduate assistant position (M.S. or Ph.D) is available in our
laboratory to work on population genetics/genomics of reef
fishes exploited in the Gulf of Mexico region. Current lab
projects include exploitation of RAD-Tag sequencing data to generate
linkage maps and/or analyze spatial genetic variation and population
structure with application to the management of aquaculture programs
and fisheries conservation.

The successful applicant will be provided a 12-month full-time Research
Assistantship with a tuition waiver. Candidates should possess a
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. Biology, Ecology &
evolutionary biology, Fisheries science, GPA > 3.5) when applying for
this position. Skills in programming/script-writing and experience with
molecular techniques are strong assets. The position is available
starting fall 2017.

Interested individuals should send a CV, GRE scores, and unofficial
transcripts to:

Eric Saillant, Ph.D
Associate Professor
Department of Coastal Sciences
The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
703 East Beach Drive
Ocean Springs, MS, 39564
Tel. (1) 228-818-8007
Fax (1) 228-872-4204

Eric Saillant <>