Graduate Position: NorthDakotaStateU.EvolutionaryBehavioralEcol

The Dochtermann Lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at North Dakota
State University is seeking to fill a PhD assistantship as part of a project
examining how evolutionary factors and habitat change shape behavioral
syndromes (trait correlations). The student will develop and pursue their
own research topics while also working within a broader NSF funded project.

In our lab we focus on evolutionary questions regarding the maintenance of
variation within and among populations and the evolutionary implications of
how traits are correlated.

The position will start Fall Semester 2018. The student will be housed and
working in the Department of Biological Sciences
( with their degree awarded through the NDSU
Environmental Sciences and Conservation Program.

Requirements: Bachelors or Masters in ecology, evolution, animal behavior,
or related field; experience collecting and analyzing data; ability to work
independently and as part of a larger collaborative group.

Preferred: MSc preferred; experience conducting quantitative genetic
experiments; field research experience

If interested please contact me at and provide a
brief synopsis of your research interests.


Ned A. Dochtermann
Assistant Professor / Department of Biological Sciences / NORTH DAKOTA STATE
p: 701.231.7353 / f: 701.231.7149 /