GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP (Ph.D. in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior) – at
Boise State University. A position is available for a Ph.D. student in
human behavioral ecology interested in one of the following research
topics: sexual conflict, parent-offspring conflict, parental investment,
reproductive-decision making, or kin cooperation and conflict. The student
will propose a PhD project in their application materials.
We are seeking someone who 1) possesses quantitative and statistical
skills, 2) wants to conduct international fieldwork, and 3) has a passion
for using behavioral ecological models to understand human behavior.
students will have a Master=E2=80=99s degree and a background in evolutionary
anthropology or behavioral ecology. Please address your qualification for
each of these points in your cover letter and note any foreign language
skills. The position starts Fall (Aug) 2018.
*Stipend and tuition and fees*
This position includes support in the form of a graduate assistantship
(renewable, 12-month at $25,000), tuition and fee waiver, and health
*About the program and Boise*
The Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior PhD is a new and modern graduate
program at Boise State University. This program brings together faculty
from across multiple academic departments including biological sciences,
geosciences, anthropology, and the human-environment systems group to offer
relevant courses and provide unique mentorship and training opportunities.
Further, we have created a network of valuable connections in academia,
local relationships with federal and state agencies, nonprofits and NGOs,
as well as partnerships with international organizations all dedicated to
providing students with transformative research and educational experiences
for diverse career opportunities. To learn more, please visit:
Students in this program enjoy living in the beautiful city of Boise, which
strikes a perfect balance with close-by outdoor recreational activities as
well as a vibrant downtown life. Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky
Mountains and the capital of the State of Idaho, Boise is frequently
featured as a top-ranked metropolis. The city has ample opportunities for
world-class outdoor activities year round and a thriving arts and
entertainment culture. In 2017, US News and World report ranked Boise the
12th best city to live in the United States.
Please send via email in a single file attachment (include your last name
in the file name): a cover letter that states qualifications, proposed PhD
project, and career goals, a CV with the names and contacts for 3
references, copies of transcripts (unofficial are O.K.) and GRE scores and
percentiles (not combined) to *firstname.lastname@example.org
<email@example.com>*. Please put =E2=80=9CPhD application=E2=80=9D in the
subject line. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until
December 15, 2017. If you do not have GRE scores by the deadline your
application cannot be considered. Top candidates will be asked to formally
apply to Boise State=E2=80=99s EEB program by January 20. All admission decisions
must be approved by the Graduate Dean.
Boise State University embraces and welcomes diversity in its faculty,
student body, and staff. Accordingly, applicants who would add to the
diversity and excellence of our academic community are encouraged to apply.