Division of
Natural and Applied Sciences

MS/PhD positions in Fish Physiology at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science 

Dr. Angelina Dichiera is looking for 1-2 motivated MS or PhD students to investigate how fishes of the Chesapeake Bay region cope with environmental stressors. The Graduate Research Assistant position will be fully funded for up to three years for MS and up to five years for PhD, to start in Summer or Fall 2024. Students will be enrolled in the graduate program through College of William & Marys School of Marine Science at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) located in Gloucester Point, VA. 
 
Interested applicants can find more information on the positions at: https://angelinadichiera.weebly.com/opportunities.html. To be considered, applicants should email Dr. Dichiera (dichiera@vims.edu) a CV or resume, the contact information for three references, and responses to the following questions: 
 
1. What are your research interests and why you are pursuing graduate studies? 
2. How will this help you achieve your long-term goals? 
3. How would you contribute to an inclusive and collaborative research team? 
4. How have your personal and academic experiences prepared you for graduate studies? 
 
Please contact Dr. Dichiera by October 13, 2023. Virtual interviews will be conducted in October 2023. Selected applicants will then be invited to formally apply for admission to the graduate program at VIMS. Applications to VIMS are due January 1, 2024