PhD opportunity in Wetland Ecology (Dept. of Natural Resources & Environment) via AGU

University of Connecticut

Storrs Mansfield, CT, US

A PhD level graduate student position in wetland ecology is available in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of Connecticut. The Lawrence Lab conducts primary and applied research focused on improving our understanding of wetland plant community composition and ecosystem function. The applicant will develop and examine questions related to sea level rise-driven shifts in coastal vegetation, wetland restoration, and feedbacks to carbon cycling. The ideal candidate will have an MS in a related discipline and relevant field and laboratory research experience. Research assistant funding will be available to begin studies in the Fall 2018 semester (August 2018).

To be considered, please contact Dr. Beth Lawrence via email ([email protected]) with the following information: CV or resume, GPA and GRE scores, brief statement of research experience, interests and career goals. For more information on my research program, please visit my lab website: Information about the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment can be found at: and details about applying to the Graduate School at the University of Connecticut can be found at: The Department accepts applications on a rolling basis, but contact with Dr. Lawrence should be made before February 1, 2018 to warrant full consideration.