PhD in evolutionary ecology of ants (Florida, USA) ~

7 de enero de 2016

PhD in evolutionary ecology of ants (Florida, USA)

The Lucky lab at UF is accepting graduate student applicants for Fall 2016. The general focus of the position will be the ecosystem-wide impact of native and exotic ant biodiversity. Students interested in joining the lab will have the opportunity to develop their own research focus in this area. Relevant topics include ecology, social insect biology, population genetics, ant-other organism interactions and
community phylogenetics. Experience with the following is an asset: insect classification, collections management, morphological or molecular systematics, bioinformatics, fieldwork, citizen science.
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. Position will remain open until filled.
Dr. Andrea Lucky. University of Florida Entomology/Nematology.
Gainesville, FL 32611-0620, USA. Email: Website:

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