Division of
Natural and Applied Sciences

PhD position in density dependence of group formation 

Description: A motivated Ph.D. student with a background in quantitative ecological modeling is needed in the Ferguson lab at the University of Kentucky (jakeferguson.info) Department of Biology. The successful candidate will assist with exploring the role that ecological factors have on group formation and the impact of groups on higher level ecological processes. The student will be responsible for developing new theoretical predictions and testing those predictions with data.  
 
Applicants should send a CV to Dr. Jake Ferguson (jake.ferguson@uky.edu) no later than Nov  6.  

Competitive applicants will have some training in ecology, mathematical modeling, and statistics. The position will start Fall 2024.