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Graduate opportunities at Dalhousie University: Carryover effects in migratory birds and fishes
Job Type: full-time temporary position
Location: Nova Scotia
Posting Date: 27 Feb 13
Closing Date: 29 May 13
Please see my website for additional project details and for recent publications: http://myweb.dal.ca/gl414705/
Candidates should have a strong interest in evolutionary and conservation physiology, and have some experience handling wild animals (birds would be best, but these skills often apply across taxa), as well as general field biology experience. Work will involve physiological sampling and applying telemetry devices to track the winter migrations of individual animals. The candidate for the PhD position should have experience with blood sampling techniques, physiological (hormonal) assays, and extensive field experience. Positions can begin in summer or fall 2013. Graduate assistantships begin at $21,236/yr (PhD) and $20,891/yr (MSc). Students with external scholarship support are encouraged to apply and will be given preference.
Contact Information:If interested please e-mail a statement of research interests, CV with publication list, transcripts of undergraduate record (for those seeking the MSc slot), and the names and e-mail addresses of two people willing to act as academic references to: Dr. Glenn Crossin, Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4J1. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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