Graduate Fellowships in Freshwater Ecology and Phycology

Graduate Fellowships in Freshwater Ecology and Phycology at Fordham University
The Wehr Aquatic Ecology Lab invites applications from prospective graduate students interested in conducting research at Fordham University starting in Fall 2019. We are currently seeking students to contribute to research one of three areas:
– Ecology and evolution of brown algae (Phaeophyceae) in freshwater habitats
 – Causes and consequences of cyanobacteria blooms in Northeast U.S. lakes
 – Biodiversity of algae in karst stream and spring environments
Our laboratory is located at the Louis Calder Center – Biological Field Station ( We provide students a wide array of resources including lake mesocosms, analytical chemistry equipment, light microscopy, field sampling gear, and field vehicles. Our students may also engage in research collaborations with scientists at the New York Botanical Garden (
We offer competitive stipends and full tuition remission to well-qualified students interested in pursuing either a M.S. or Ph.D.  We also offer on-site housing at the field station (
Interested?  Please send a CV, GRE scores, GPA, and a letter describing your research interests to    Students should also complete an application through the Graduate School at    The deadline for formal applications is January 3, 2019.