Graduate student opportunity in conservation biology at Old Dominion University (USA) ~

23 de mayo de 2013

Graduate student opportunity in conservation biology at Old Dominion University (USA)

I am seeking a highly motivated M.S. student to join my lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at Old Dominion University, starting fall 2013. This student will work as part of a new collaborative radar project examining migrant use of hardwood forest habitat during fall migration in Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. Applicants must be highly motivated, have field experience that involves the ability to identify Eastern passerine migrants by sight and sound, have leadership abilities in order to coordinate several independent field crews, possess strong quantitative skills, and have competitive GPA/GRE scores. The ability to begin field work in August 2013 is required. Students with strong initiative and a desire to carve out their own research questions within this project are highly encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in my lab on this project, please send me the following: a current CV; GRE and GPA scores; a statement of your research interests, career goals, and why you would like to pursue a graduate degree with me; and the names, phone numbers, titles, and email addresses of at least three academic / professional references. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Please see my website ( for more information about my lab and the ODU Biology Graduate Program website ( for more details on application procedures.

All applications must first be sent by email to: for my consideration.

Eric L. Walters, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA 23529


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