PhD Opportunity in Coastal Wetland Ecology via AGU

University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT, United States 🇺🇸

A PhD level graduate student position at the University of Connecticut in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment in Dr. Beth Lawrence’s lab is available ( http://lawrencelabuconn.weebly.com/). The funded project seeks to quantify how sea level rise-driven shifts in coastal marsh vegetation impacts carbon and nitrogen cycling in southern New England, and will involve field surveys, an in situ experiment, laboratory assays, and modeling activities. Funding is available to begin field work during summer 2017, with the candidate enrolling in classes beginning in fall 2017 semester (August 2017). The ideal candidate for this project will have a MS in a related discipline, relevant field and laboratory research experience, as well as leadership and organizational skills to lead sample collection and processing activities.

To be considered, please contact Dr. Beth Lawrence prior to applying via email ([email protected]) with the following information: CV or resume, GPA and GRE scores, brief statement of research experience, interests and career goals, and contact information for 2-3 references. For more information on my research program, please visit my lab website: http://lawrencelabuconn.weebly.com/. Information about the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment can be found at: http://www.nrme.uconn.edu/ and details about applying to the Graduate School at the University of Connecticut can be found at: http://grad.uconn.edu/.


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