Graduate position: UMaine.AnimalBehaviorConservation

 PhD Position in Animal Behavior and Conservation, University of Maine
> An NSF funded PhD position is available to work in Alessio Mortelliti�s
> lab ( focusing on how individual variation
> in behavior (personality) impacts population, community, and ecosystem
> dynamics. The PhD student will design and implement a series of field
> experiments focusing on the ecological consequences of personality,
> using small mammals and seed dispersal as a model systems. The study will
> be conducted in the context of an ongoing large scale field experiment
> focused on land-use change and will include a citizen science component.
> The ideal candidate would have a strong passion for field work as
> well as strong quantitative and writing skills. Previous experience
> working with small mammals is not mandatory. The position is at the
> University of Maine flagship institution in Orono, with an active and
> diverse wildlife graduate department. The position includes a stipend
> (through RA and TA, for up to 5 years), full tuition waiver and 50%
> of the health insurance.Expected start of the position: June 2020.
> More information available here:
> Informal inquiries are welcome. Applicants with an MS degree are strongly
> preferred. To apply please send (as one unique PDF file): 1) A cover
> letter addressing why you want this position and what skills you would
> bring to the project, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) unofficial transcripts
> (undergraduate and MS), 4) GRE scores (if available) to: Dr. Alessio
> Mortelliti ( Application review will begin
> on January 27, 2020and continue until the position is filled.
> Dr. Alessio Mortelliti
> Assistant Professor of Wildlife Habitat Conservation
> Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
> University of Maine
> 5755 Nutting Hall, Room 228
> Orono, ME 04469
> Office: 207-581-2915
> Alessio Mortelliti <>