PhD in Invasive Species Ecology/Evolution ~ Bioblogia.net

11 de febrero de 2011

PhD in Invasive Species Ecology/Evolution

Department of Natural Resources Sciences, University of Rhode Island
Position available for the Fall of 2011 in the laboratory of Dr. Laura
Meyerson (http://nrs.uri.edu/labs/invasive/index.html)

Research is in the area of *INVASIVE SPECIES ECOLOGY/EVOLUTION. *Specifically,
the project focuses the evolution of latitudinal gradients in the
interactions between an invasive plant species (*Phragmites australis*) and
its suite of insect herbivores. The work will be based in Kingston, RI but
will also involve much travel along the Atlantic coasts of North America and
Europe/Northern Africa. Details regarding this project are available at
http://www.biology.lsu.edu/webfac/jcronin/biograph/research/invasive3.htm.

Graduate assistantship is funded by the National Science Foundation. In
addition to an annual stipend, the assistantship includes a tuition waiver
and health benefits.

If you are interested in joining my laboratory, please send me an email (
lameyerson@mail.uri.edu). Include with the message a CV containing a brief
summary of accomplishments (educational background, GPA, GRE scores, and
academic major if applicable) and a statement of potential research
interests.


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Laura Meyerson
Assistant Professor
Natural Resources Science
University of Rhode Island
1 Greenhouse Road
Kingston, RI 02881
Laura_Meyerson@URI.EDU
Office: 401-874-7058
Lab: 401-874-4284
Farm: 401-874-5198
Fax: 401-874-4561

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