Graduate position: LehighU.HybridizationReproductiveIsolation

The Rice Lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at Lehigh University
> is recruiting a PhD student to start Fall 2020.
> The Rice Lab studies hybridization and reproductive isolation in
> black-capped and Carolina chickadees. Projects with opportunities for
> graduate student involvement include our work on how cognition may
> contribute to selection against hybrids; and research on how local
> adaptation to climate can contribute to genetic incompatibilities
> and hybrid breakdown. Our research is collaborative and funded by
> NSF. Students will have the opportunity to interact with collaborators
> from several U.S.  colleges and universities.
> For more information about research in the Rice Lab, follow us on Twitter
> (@amberricelab) or visit our lab website:
> Lehigh University is a private research university located in Bethlehem,
> Pennsylvania, less than 1.5 hours from New York City and Philadelphia. The
> Department of Biological Sciences offers a PhD in Biology, with the choice
> of four research concentrations: Cell & Molecular Biology, Neuroscience,
> Biochemistry, and Evolution & Behavior. PhD students are financially
> supported through teaching assistantships, research assistantships, and
> fellowships. Information about faculty research programs and the PhD
> program can be found at
> Lehigh and the Department of Biological Sciences value diversity in all
> forms. A variety of initiatives, coordinated by the Office of Diversity,
> Inclusion, and Equity, aim to grow and support a diverse and inclusive
> academic community. More information can be found at .
> Please contact Amber Rice for more information ( The
> application deadline is January 1, 2020. Students from groups
> underrepresented in STEM are especially encouraged to apply.
> Amber Rice <>