Graduate Student Opportunity: Ecosystem Services and Human Health and Well-Being

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY, US

We are seeking strong interdisciplinary applicants in the Dvarskas Lab at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University beginning in Fall 2017 for a graduate research (MS, PhD) opportunity in developing approaches for integrating ecosystem services and human health and well-being into project planning decisions in Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island. Applicants should have an academic background encompassing both ecology and economics (ideally in coastal systems), have GIS and quantitative analysis skills, and be excited by community-level planning decision processes.

Those interested in this opportunity should submit a PDF of your CV/resume as well as a cover letter describing the skills you would bring to this project to Anthony Dvarskas ([email protected]). In addition, all interested applicants will need to follow the procedures for admission and be accepted for admission to the MS or PhD program at Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences ( The application deadline is January 15, 2017.