Lake Erie Center

Employment Opportunities

Current Openings at the UT Lake Erie Center - 1 job

Ph.D. Student Research Assistantship Opportunity
in Fish Genetics and Ecology

Dept. Environmental Sciences and Lake Erie Center
University of Toledo
Toledo, OH
Closing Date: Feb. 1, 2016 for priority consideration, late applications accepted
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Ph.D. research assistantship for new project on Yellow Perch population genomics/genetics, Next-generation Sequencing, environmental DNA, kin selection, and chemical cues that may regulate homing. Ph.D. in Biology-Ecology Track through the Department of Environmental Sciences at The University of Toledo State of the art project in Dr. Carol Stepien’s Great Lakes Genetics/Genomics Lab, which is nationally and internationally well-known, well-published, and well-funded, with excellent placement of graduate students as federal agency researchers, postdocs, and university professors. Project work will be at the University of Toledo’s Lake Erie Center ( Apply now to begin the Spring 2016 semester. Ok to start summer 2016 too. RAship: $24,000 annual stipend, tuition, general fees, and student medical insurance paid.

Excellent, hard-working Ph.D. graduate student to begin ASAP (get your application in now) for dissertation research on yellow perch population genetics and genomics, next-generation DNA sequencing, kin selection and chemical cues that may regulate homing. Accomplished in writing, PCR, statistics, and field and laboratory skills. Preference to MS degree in hand and publication(s) in molecular ecology, fisheries, population genetics, or a related field. Required: GPA 3.0+, GRE (verbal+quantitative) of 1100 (303 on the new GRE grading scale) and 4.5 analytical writing, respectively. Foreign students: minimum TOEFL of 250 (computer-based, or 600 paper-based) and 450 (150 on the new GRE grading scale) on the verbal GRE are required.

How to Apply
Send CV, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, GRE scores, TOEFL if foreign applicant to Dr. Carol Stepien via Must meet minimum scores above. Apply to Ph.D. in Biology-Ecology track in Dept. Environmental Sciences:

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Dr. Carol Stepien
University of Toledo
Lake Erie Center and Dept. Environmental Sciences
6200 Bayshore Rd.
Toledo OH 43616
Phone: 4195308362
Fax: 4195308399 


Last Updated: 8/18/17