Ph.D. Student opportunities for spring 2004 ~

20 de noviembre de 2004

Ph.D. Student opportunities for spring 2004

Florida International University, Marine Biology Program:
Ph.D. Student opportunities for spring 2004

Position: Graduate Teaching Assistantship (Ph.D.). Support is available for 1-2 qualified students in the form of Teaching Assistantships, involving 3 sections/week of undergraduate lab course teaching.

The Marine Biology Program at FIU, the public research university of Florida in Miami, invites interested students to apply for admission for graduate studies (Ph.D.) in the Department of Biological Sciences for collaboration in the fields of phytoplankton and bacterioplankton ecology, physiology, and diversity, microbial food web dynamics, and biogeochemical nutrient cycling. Ph.D. projects will be determined in mutual agreement between candidate and academic supervisor and should combine field and laboratory work. Equipment available for research include light and epifluorescence microscopes, a FACSort flow cytometer, fluorescent plate reader, real-time PCR, and with the new marine biology building opening in October 2005 a state-of-the-art research laboratory.

Qualifications: Solid undergraduate and/or graduate education in marine or aquatic ecology and/or biology is expected. Research and/or teaching experience is of advantage. Experience with molecular techniques is beneficial. Candidates are expected to participate in and contribute to project development. Admission to the graduate program is competitive and requires GRE scores (minimum of 1120, verbal and quantitative) at the time of application. Foreign students must present a TOEFL and Test of Spoken English (TSE; minimum score of 50) at the time of application.

Work place will be FIU's Biscayne Bay Campus, located directly on Biscayne Bay in North Miami. More information on the Marine Biology Program is available at

APPLICATION: Send cover letter with career interests and goals, CV, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate, unofficial copies), GRE scores (and language tests for foreign applicants), and three reference letters to Dr. Frank J. Jochem, Florida International University, Marine Biology Program, 3000 NE 151 St AC-1, North Miami, FL 33181; Only complete applications with all required test scores will be considered. For foreign students, TOEFL and TSE language tests cannot be waived.

CLOSING DATE: Pre-applications must be received by December 20, 2004, but early submission is strongly encouraged.

Successful candidates will be contacted for submission of full applications including official university admission forms and need to be accepted into FIU Graduate School. The Graduate Committee will arrange admissions for fall 2005 in February 2005. Further information on graduate applications and procedures is available at:

Dr. Frank J. Jochem
Marine Biology Program
Florida International University
3000 NE 151 Street
North Miami, FL 33181, USA
Phone: (305) 919 5882
Fax: (305) 919 5896

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