Funded Plant Ecology MS Opportunities at Humboldt State University

Two Masters Assistantships available in Plant Conservation Biology and Restoration Ecology beginning June or July 2018
The Byrne lab ( at Humboldt State University seeks applications for highly motivated students interested in pursuing graduate studies in Natural Resources ( Students with an interest in species conservation and climate change are particularly encouraged to apply.
Students will be funded by a combination of research and teaching assistantships, which provide a stipend and tuition waiver (for students from western states).
Strong applicants will have:
          An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above in all undergraduate coursework
          Strong GRE scores
          Demonstrated experience in ecology, botany, or related field
          An interest (or willingness to learn) mathematical modelling
To apply, please send (as a PDF or Word Document) to
(1)    A resume/CV (including GPA)
(2)    A brief letter of interest including background and research interests
(3)    Transcripts (unofficial is fine)
(4)    The names and contact information for three references
Review of applications will begin immediately until students are selected for the positions. After initial screening, the students will be asked to submit a formal application through CalState apply (
Humboldt State University (HSU) is a comprehensive public university with world-class graduate programs in natural resource management, located on the North Coast of California; with access to mountains, beaches, and the largest old growth redwood forests in the world all nearby.
Women and applicants from diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.