The Kramer laboratory in the Department of Integrative Biology at the
University of South Florida (https://kramera3.github.io) is seeking a
graduate student to study the spatial dynamics of invasive species using
computational approaches, beginning in August 2018. Research in the lab
includes the population ecology of invasion, extinction and species
coexistence. This project will build on previous work on forecasting
potential invaders and patterns of spatial spread. Applicants interested in
species distribution models, spatial dynamics, or aquatic invasive species
are particularly encouraged to apply.
Competitive applicants will have quantitative skills and strong oral and
written communication abilities. Applicants with previous experience in
ecological research, statistics, computer code, and/or spatial analysis are
Funding for the position will likely come from a teaching assistantship
during the academic year and research assistantship during the summer.
Tuition (not including fees), medical insurance and travel to professional
meetings are covered.
For consideration please email a cover letter stating your research interest
and qualifications, your CV with names and contact information for 3
references, unofficial transcripts, and GRE scores to Dr. Drew Kramer
(email@example.com) by November 17th. Application to the department will also
be necessary, with a preferred deadline of November 30th. Please contact me
with any inquiries for additional information or to arrange a phone call.
To learn more about the Department of Integrative Biology please visit
http://biology.usf.edu/ib/. The University of South Florida is a diverse
research university located in Tampa, FL http://www.usf.edu/. USF is an
Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, marital status, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age,
genetic information, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, or
Assistant Professor (starting January 1, 2018)
Department of Integrative Biology
University of South Florida