Fully funded 4-year PhD in Conservation Biology


Funding is available for a PhD student interested in a collaborative project focusing on the application of eDNA, species distribution modeling, and decision support systems to amphibian conservation science. The ideal applicant will have a strong interest in applying quantitative analyses to conservation issues and be familiar with R and GIS software, but we encourage all interested students to apply. Funding includes a stipend and waiver of tuition and fees for 4 years.
Interested students should contact either Chuck Hawkins
(chuck.hawkins@usu.edu) or Edd Hammill (edd.hammill@usu.edu) for details. The position is available to start from 1st May 2018, although shall remain open until filled

Utah State University (http://www.usu.edu) is a Research I (Extensive
Doctoral) land-grant institution with a student body of over 24,000, 42 departments, 8 academic colleges, a school of Graduate Studies, and diverse research programs. The main campus is located in Logan, a community of 100,000 people. Logan is 85 miles north of Salt Lake City in scenic Cache Valley, a semi-rural mountain basin with nearby ski resorts, lakes, rivers, and mountains providing many recreational opportunities. The area has a low cost of living and provides a high quality of life.  For more information on Logan seehttp://www.tourcachevalley.com.

Edd Hammill’s google scholar page –

Recent paper on conservation and armed conflict – https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms