[ES_JOBS_NET] Ph.D. or M.S. student positions in biogeochemistry at KU
burginam at ku.edu
Mon Sep 12 09:38:16 MDT 2016
The Burgin Lab at the University of Kansas is seeking applicants for M.S.
and Ph.D. students focused on exploring the intersection between aquatic
biogeochemistry and microbial ecology. More details on current lab projects
can be found at the lab website: https://burginlab.wordpress.com/
Successful applicants will describe previous research experience in aquatic
or ecosystem ecology, field work or lab chemistry analyses. Applicants
should also demonstrate previous writing and data analysis experience.
Experience with managing undergraduate researchers, large datasets (e.g.,
generated by sensors) or working as part of a collaborative team are a
Students will apply through KU’s Department of Ecology & Evolutionary
Biology (https://eeb.ku.edu/prospective-students). Students will be funded
on a combination of grants and teaching support; EEB provides 10 semesters
(Ph.D.) or 4 semesters (M.S.) of support on admission to the department (
https://eeb.ku.edu/financial-support). Tuition and travel support are also
available to admitted EEB students. Answers to frequently asked questions
about support, requirements and life in Lawrence can be found here:
https://eeb.ku.edu/faq. Lawrence consistently ranks as a top college town
due to the combination of great arts and entertainment options, eclectic
small-town shopping and excellent dining.
Prior to applying, please contact Amy Burgin (burginam at ku.edu) with your
C.V. and a brief note on your interests in getting a graduate degree (more
details here: https://burginlab.wordpress.com/prospective-students/).
Details on how to apply to the department are here:
https://eeb.ku.edu/how-apply. The completed application includes: the
university form, C.V., Graduate Interest Statement, 3 Letters of
Recommendation, GRE scores and proof of English proficiency (for non-native
speakers). The deadline for applications is 1 December 2016.
Amy Burgin, Ph.D.
University of Kansas
Kansas Biological Survey
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