Graduate position: GeorgeMasonU.EvolutionCamouflage

A MSc student researchpositionis available to start Fall 2020 in the lab
> of Dr. Ylenia Chiari at George Mason University in Virginia (USA). We
> seek a highly motivated prospective graduate student with an interest
> in camouflage. The project involves field and computer work. The Chiari
> Lab ( uses integrative approaches from molecular
> biology to behavior to computational modeling to study the causes and
> consequences of morphological variation in reptiles and mechanisms of
> adaptation in fish.
> Successful candidates will have some previous research experience and a
> strong interest in evolutionary biology. Applications from traditionally
> underrepresented groups is encouraged.
> For full consideration for admission to the MScprogram the deadline
> is January 15 2020. Candidates can decide to apply to the MSc in
> Biology
> Environmental
> Sciences
> on the coursework the student is most interested in.
> Full support will be provided through a teaching assistantship. However,
> the successful candidate will also be encouraged to apply for graduate
> fellowships during his/her MSc.
> George Mason is located in the exciting Washington D.C. area and is one
> of the fasted growing universities in the US. Students can take advantage
> of the strong inter-connectivity between George Mason and the Smithsonian
> and other Government and Non-Profit Institutions.
> Prospective students should send a short description of their research
> interests and past research experience along with a resume or CV
> (including the names of three people who could serve as a reference on
> your behalf)
> Selection of candidates will begin immediately.
> Dr. Ylenia Chiari
> Assistant Professor
> Department of Biology
> George Mason University
> Science and Technology Campus
10900 University Boulevard, MSN 4D4
> 407 Colgan Hall
> Manassas, 20110 VA
> Phone: (703) 993-4467
> Email
> Lab Webpage
> Twitter
> Ylenia Chiari <>