Master’s graduate position in Conservation Genetics/Herpetology (USA) ~

23 de octubre de 2014

Master’s graduate position in Conservation Genetics/Herpetology (USA)

A Master’s research position with a Research Assistantship is available beginning Fall 2015 in the Corey-Rivas Lab at New Mexico Highlands University. Our Molecular Ecology Lab focuses on reptile and amphibian
conservation genetics issues in the Southwest (see The Master’s research will investigate immunogenetic variation associated with susceptibility to Bd infection in Boreal Toads of the Southern Rockies at a landscape scale. Students in the Corey-Rivas lab gain experience in applied,
multidisciplinary conservation research in collaboration with academic and non-academic agencies.

New Mexico Highlands University is a regional state university in Northern
New Mexico where the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and the Great Plains meet.
The university has an active graduate program in Natural Sciences with
faculty and students from a diversity of science disciplines
NMHU is about one hour northeast of Santa Fe, and four hours south of
Denver, CO.

We are seeking a student with a strong interest in conservation issues and
experience in one or more of the following: landscape genetics, GIS,
genomics, or field ecology. The deadline for applying is February 1, 2015.
Please email me if you are interested in applying for this position at I am happy to answer any questions you have.

Contact Information:
Sarah Corey-Rivas
PO Box 9000
Las Vegas, NM 87701

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