M.S. Assistantship in Harmful Algal Bloom Ecology to begin in August 2018

The Aquatic Ecology Laboratory at Washington State University Vancouver, directed by Dr. Stephen Bollens and Dr. Gretchen Rollwagen-Bollens, has one paid position available for a new graduate student to contribute to a dynamic program in Aquatic Ecology.

This graduate position is specifically oriented around research in the ecology and potential impact of harmful algal blooms in the Columbia River Basin, with particular emphasis on dynamics of freshwater cyanobacteria blooms.

The successful graduate student will be supported on Teaching Assistantships and/or Research Assistantships, plus full tuition waivers.

We are currently accepting applications to begin study in August 2018.

Degree program:  M.S. in Environmental Science
Deadline:  For August 2018 admission, please apply as soon as possible, but no later than May 1, 2018.

There is potential to continue on to a Ph.D. in Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences depending on progress and availability of funding.

Campus and Facilities:  Washington State University Vancouver is one of five campuses in the WSU system, and is a rapidly expanding institution located within the greater Portland, OR-Vancouver, WA metropolitan area, near the Columbia River, Cascade Mountains and coastal ocean.  The 351-acre campus offers new, state-of-the-art classroom and research facilities, where teaching and research are conducted in an interdisciplinary and collaborative atmosphere.

For more information please visit the WSUV Aquatic Ecology Laboratory website (https://labs.wsu.edu/aquatic-ecology/), or the WSUV Science Graduate Programs website
(https://cas.vancouver.wsu.edu/science-graduate-programs) or contact us