Graduate position: UAkron.SexChromEvolution

Funding for a PhD student to study the evolution of sex chromosomes in
crustaceans. We seek a student interested in bioinformatics to study sex
chromosome evolution in androdioecious branchiopod crustaceans. We have
whole genome sequence data, including sequencing of the sex chromosome,
that need to be analyzed to test hypotheses of the evolution of sex
chromosomes in these shrimp. We seek a student with good problem
solving ability and programing experience in C++. Minimally the
candidate should at least have some programming experience and be
willing to learn C++. Funding is for 5 years (teaching assistantship) and
includes both a stipend and tuition remission. Interested parties should
contact Dr. Stephen C. Weeks ( or 330-972-6954). Visit for more information about these

Applications should be submitted by Jan. 15th,
2018 for full consideration and can be uploaded at
Interested students should contact Dr. Weeks to receive information on
application procedures before applying online.

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