Graduate position: SaintLouisU.FishEvolution

Graduate Research Assistant

Institution: Saint Louis University

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Closing date: 14 April 2017

Research assistantship is recently available for a person seeking Ph.D.
degree and interested in studies of the diversity and evolution of
freshwater fishes globally.  Projects involve both molecular and
morphological taxonomic and/or systematic studies, as well as many
other areas that make use of uncovering previously unknown diversity
and phylogenetic relationships.  Student will be working in fully
developed laboratories for molecular and morphological studies,
curation of specimens and tissues, and a full array of microscopes of
different types, multiple camera systems, and full molecular

Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree and preferred applicants
will be those with experience with fieldwork with fishes, laboratory
experiences in molecular and/or morphological studies, statistical
background, and willingness to learn and adapt to new ideas,
techniques, and ideas.  Saint Louis University offers research
assistantships as 11-month appointments, full healthcare benefits. This
position will be for 12 months/year and with healthcare benefits. There
exists plenty of affordable housing within walking distance to campus.

Interested parties please contact Dr. Richard Mayden at or 314-977-3494.

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