October 23, 2014

Master’s graduate position in Conservation Genetics/Herpetology (USA)


A Master’s research position with a Research Assistantship is available beginning Fall 2015 in the Corey-Rivas Lab at New Mexico Highlands University. Our Molecular Ecology Lab focuses on reptile and amphibian
conservation genetics issues in the Southwest (see http://nmhumolecularecology.weebly.com/). The Master’s research will investigate immunogenetic variation associated with susceptibility to Bd infection in Boreal Toads of the Southern Rockies at a landscape scale. Students in the Corey-Rivas lab gain experience in applied,
multidisciplinary conservation research in collaboration with academic and non-academic agencies.

October 22, 2014

2 phd positions in biogeochemical dynamics terrestrial ecosystems (USA)


Two Ph.D. positions are available in the Naithani Lab https://sites.google.com/site/kjnaithani in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Arkansas, starting Fall 2015. The successful candidates will develop their Ph.D. projects combining field and modeling approaches to explore the spatio-temporal dynamics of biogeochemical cycling in terrestrial ecosystems. The Ph.D. position will be embedded in the research theme of the Naithani Lab but the focus of their chosen project is flexible.

October 21, 2014

Environmental internships and volunteer positions (USA)


Environmental Nonprofit Graduate Internships and Volunteer Openings The Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) is an independent non-profit organization that engages stakeholders to deliver technically sound solutions to complex environmental and health problems - without unwanted side effects. IES is seeking motivated graduate interns and adult volunteers of all ages who are passionate about protecting the environment!