M.S. Graduate positions in fish microbiome are be available in Dr. Camila Carlos-Shanley’s lab in the Department of Biology, Texas State University, beginning Fall 2019. Projects will focus on the effects of water pollutants on the fish microbiota. Students will be funded through a combination of research and instructional assistantships. Seehttps://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fcarloslab.wp.txstate.edu%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cmiranda.l.davis%40uconn.edu%7Ca1722853c1784d0cdfb308d654705de2%7C17f1a87e2a254eaab9df9d439034b080%7C0%7C0%7C636789238917791996&sdata=hdemuIH9IylY9Hd5On2RupqD7WyRRuQdhi69kS0TdPk%3D&reserved=0 for details about our lab, papers and our research interests. Preference will be given to students with prior research experience and solid molecular lab and quantitative skills.
The Department of Biology offers a strong environment for training students in aquatic biology. The Master’s program in Aquatic Resources would be the best fit for such an applicant. For program information seehttps://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bio.txstate.edu%2FGraduate-Programs%2FM-S&data=02%7C01%7Cmiranda.l.davis%40uconn.edu%7Ca1722853c1784d0cdfb308d654705de2%7C17f1a87e2a254eaab9df9d439034b080%7C0%7C0%7C636789238917791996&sdata=SS6nFXk7F%2F1J1v2Wtb2mcRJYMTRFBMWPhDFAFIijGl4%3D&reserved=0–Aquatic-Resources.html.
Interested students should send an email with a statement of interest that includes topics you might be interested in working on in our lab and your long-term goals/interests. Please include a copy of your CV, unofficial undergraduate transcripts, GRE (if available), and any other relevant experience to Dr. Camila Carlos-Shanley by email (carlos-shanley at txstate.edu). Reference letters for top candidates might be solicited at a later date. Applications will be reviewed as they come in. A formal application package must also be submitted to the Graduate College at Texas State University by January 15, 2019 for full consideration in the Fall 2019 semester.