PhD student position

I am seeking an innovative colleague to join the Aquatic Ecology Laboratory at the University of Montana working with Dr. Lisa Eby. PhD Applicants are sought to participate in the recently NSF-funded National Research Traineeship (NRT) program: UM BRIDGES: Bridging Divides across the Food, Energy, and Water Nexus ( The successful fellow will be engaged with an intellectual community and cohort of other graduate students with research interests at the FEW nexus. Fellows will receive a generous living stipend ($34K/year), and tuition and research support, while gaining valuable teaching and mentoring experience. The student’s research will be driven by student interests and available funding.  University of Montana is located in Missoula, a small city in western Montana surrounded by extensive wilderness with unlimited recreational opportunities.

Interested applicants please send a brief description of research experience and interests, as well as a CV and unofficial transcripts to

Students from a diversity of backgrounds are encouraged to apply.