Qualifications: Candidates should have M.S. degree in Fisheries & Wildlife, Ecology, or a related field, have published in a peer-reviewed journal, have relevant field experience, and preferably experience with mark-recapture data sets and demographic analyses. Successful applicants usually have an undergraduate GPA above 3.3 and GREs above 50th percentile. Experience with natural history museum collections a plus. Student must be comfortable working as part of a team with diverse goals and responsibilities. Well-qualified students (published) without the MS may be considered.
Anticipated Starting Date: Position would preferably start in August 2015 but postponing until January 2016 is possible.
To apply: Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a c.v. (including undergraduate and M.S. grade point average and GRE scores and percentiles) as well as contact information for three references to Professor Haas. Promising candidates will be asked to submit an official application to the graduate school at Virginia Tech (http://www.grads.vt.edu/). Applications will be considered as they are received, so inquiries made sooner are more likely to receive serious consideration. Contact information: Dr. Carola A. Haas, Department of Fisheries & Wildlife Sciences, Mail Code 0321, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1-540-231-9269. Please put “flatwoods salamander grad position” in subject line of emails.
Carola A. Haas
Professor, Wildlife Ecology
Associate Editor, J. Wildlife Mgmt.
Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Conservation
112 Cheatham Hall (MC 0321)
310 West Campus Drive, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061