Graduate student positions in lionfish ecology

The Marine Community Ecology Lab at Louisiana State University ( is seeking two motivated graduate students (MS program) interested in the projects below for admission to the LSU Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences in the fall of 2019.

The first position involves research of invasive lionfish ecology. Students with experience in fish/aquatic husbandry, bioenergetics modeling, and scientific diving (AAUS certification) are particularly encouraged to apply.

The second position involves examining the suitability of clam aquaculture in Louisiana. Students with experience in larval culture and coastal (shallow water) field work are particularly encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in these opportunities please contact Dr. Cassandra Glaspie (cglaspie1(at) and provide a cover letter with a brief description of your research interests and career goals, as well as a resume/CV highlighting any relevant coursework and research experience. These materials should be submitted by April 15th for full consideration.