PhD in evolutionary ecology of ants at the University of Florida (USA) ~

27 de octubre de 2015

PhD in evolutionary ecology of ants at the University of Florida (USA)

The Lucky lab at UF is recruiting graduate students for Fall 2016. The general focus of the position will be on the impact of native and exotic ant biodiversity on ecosystems. Students interested in joining the lab will have the opportunity to develop their own research focus in this area. Relevant topics include systematics, population genetics, symbiosis and community phylogenetics. Experience with the following is an asset: insect classification, collections management, morphological or molecular systematics, bioinformatics, fieldwork. Applicants with academic interest in evolutionary processes in social insects or invasion ecology are especially encouraged to apply.

*Demonstrated ability to complete projects and publish results.
*Master's degree in entomology, ecology and evolutionary biology or relevant biological science.
*Competitive GRE scores required; Minimum GPA of 3.5.
*Proficiency in English (written and oral) communication.
Interested candidates should send CV, statement of interest and names and contact information of three references to with the subject header PHD POSITION. Deadline is Nov 15, 2016. Start date in Fall 2016.
Dr. Andrea Lucky. University of Florida Entomology/Nematology. Gainesville, FL 32611-0620, USA. Email: Website:

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