Graduate position: SouthernConnStateU.HumanModifiedEvolution

M.S. position: Evolution & conservation in human-modified environment

Start date: August 2018

A research assistantship to support a M.S. student is available for the
2018-19 academic year in the Brady Lab at Southern Connecticut State
University (New Haven, CT, USA). Candidates with interest or expertise
in evolution, conservation, aquatic ecology, genomics, and/or epigenetics
are particularly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities for this position may include:
-Coordinating and executing field (especially aquatic) and laboratory experiments
-DNA/RNA extractions; Western blot assays
-Image analysis; microscope work with preserved amphibian specimens
-Data analysis / synthesis and database management
-Dissemination (writing manuscripts, presenting at meetings)
-Lab management and maintenance
-Maintenance of lab website and social media

Independent thesis research will be encouraged and the awardee will
be expected to apply for internal and external grants to support their

The awardee will complete 20-hours of work per week and must be
enrolled full time in the graduate program. The award will be
made initially for the fall 2018 semester and, contingent upon
performance, can be renewed for the spring 2019 semester. The
position includes a stipend of $6,000 per semester and a waiver
of University fees (as described by the Graduate Catalogue

Additional details about the fellowship can be found here
(under “Graduate Student Graduate Assistantship”):

Email CV, unofficial undergraduate transcript, and a cover letter to Pre-application inquiries are welcome.

Applications will be considered as they are received. All applications
received by May 21, 2018 will be given full consideration. The selected
candidate will then be required to successfully apply and matriculate
in the Graduate School. Graduate School Admission details can be found