M.S. or Ph.D. Assistantships in Aquatic Invasive Species
The Aquatic Ecology Laboratory at Washington State University Vancouver, directed by Dr. Stephen Bollens and Dr. Gretchen Rollwagen-Bollens, has one or more paid assistantships available for new graduate students to contribute to a growing and dynamic program in Aquatic Ecology.
This graduate position is specifically oriented around research in the ecology and potential impact of invasive zooplankton in the Columbia River Basin, but may also involve participating in on-going projects investigating harmful algal blooms, fish and invertebrate responses to wetland restoration, and diel vertical migration of plankton.
The successful graduate student(s) will be supported on a combination of Research Assistantships and traditional Teaching Assistantships, totaling approximately $20,000/year, plus full tuition waivers.
We are currently accepting applications to begin study in August 2013.
Degree programs and application deadlines: M.S. and Ph.D. in Environmental Science. For August 2013 admission, applications will be accepted through March 2013, but priority will given to those who apply by January 10, 2013.
Campus and Facilities: Washington State University Vancouver is one of four campuses in the WSU system, and is a rapidly expanding institution located within the greater Portland, OR/Vancouver, WA metropolitan area, near the Columbia River, Cascade Mountains and coastal ocean. The 351-acre campus offers new, state-of-the-art classroom and research facilities, where teaching and research are conducted in an interdisciplinary and collaborative atmosphere.
For more information please visit the WSUV Aquatic Ecology Laboratory website (http://research.vancouver.wsu.edu/aquatic-ecology-lab), or the WSUV Science Graduate Programs website (http://cas.vancouver.wsu.edu/science-graduate-programs) or contact us directly:
Dr. Stephen M. Bollens (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dr. Gretchen Rollwagen-Bollens (email@example.com)
Washington State University Vancouver
14204 NE Salmon Creek Avenue