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Level of study:Doctoral research Subject area:Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences Nationality:China Type of Award:External, University Deadline for applying:Closes 09/02/2024 Award Description The University of Birmingham is proud of its long history of engagement with China. We welcomed our first students from...

An exciting new PhD opportunity is available to research the thermodynamic characteristics of wildfire triggered thunderstorms (Pyrocumulonimbus – PyroCb). A major focus of the research will be on mechanisms that result in some PyroCb producing precipitation, while other PyroCb do not. Applicants should possess a BSc (Hons), MSc, or equivalent,...

PhD studentship opportunity at the British Antarctic Survey on Future changes to rainfall over Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, funded by GW4+, which includes maintenance grant + University fees + research costs, starting from 1st October 2024.  The successful student will use datasets such as CloudSat satellite data, ERA5 atmospheric reanalysis,...

The University of Auckland, in conjunction with the Cawthron Institute, in New Zealand is looking for a capable PhD student to tackle challenging research questions around the abilities of mussels to withstand changes in ocean temperatures associated with climate change.   New Zealand is a developed South Pacific country with an...

The Stone Laboratory (www.zoo-plankton.net) at the University of South Carolina is recruiting a PhD graduate student in the area of zooplankton ecology and/or biological oceanography to start in the summer or fall of 2024.   The research will be part of the NSF funded project Ecological and biogeochemical role of Rhizaria...

My lab at the University of Florida is recruiting students for positions to work on projects related to:  (1) using seagrass genetic diversity to inform plant selection for ecosystem restoration projects throughout Florida and the Gulf of Mexico  (2) to better understand how facilitation among clams and seagrasses can alter...

1. Microbial community dynamics in the root endosphere of plants, legumes, and grasses. You would likely build on a culture collection of bacteria to describe novel features of this unique ecological system. Tripartite interactions between nitrogen fixers, mycorrhizal fungi, and plants.  2. Microbiome ecology and formation of soil organic matter. Core...

We are seeking a PhD student to join our aquatic ecology research team at the University of Connecticut beginning Summer 2024.  The successful candidate will be supported on a USDA-funded project investigating how beaver created wetlands and modified streams alter downstream nutrient loads and greenhouse gas emissions in watersheds with...

2 Graduate Positions in Tropical Community Ecology  The Bachelot Lab is recruiting 2 graduate students to join the lab beginning Fall 2024. Research in the lab is focused on plant demography, species interactions, coexistence, and global change biology, with emphasis on plants, insects, and fungi (bachelotlab.com). Current projects are examining: effects...

Urban Forests of The Future at the University of Leicester  Combine citizenscience ecological monitoring data with remote sensing to quantify and model ecosystem service provision by Tiny Forests https://lnkd.in/gS_hRPv2  Thriving Cities, Green Revival: Investigating the multifaceted effects of Miyawaki forests on urban ecology at the University of Warwick and Cranfield University   Assessing...

The University of Montana Applied Fire and Landscape Ecology lab seeks to fill a PhD assistantship with research focusing on the effectiveness of fuel and silvicultural treatments on moderating fire spread, severity, and improving fire management during fires. This funded research project will focus on wildfire-treatment-management interactions in the interior...

Lead supervisor: Dr Paul Hudson Co-supervisors: Dr Felicia Liu (University of York Department of Environment and Geography) The student will be registered with the Department of Environment and Geography  British coastal erosion is accelerating in the face of climate change, with detrimental impacts on ecosystems, as well as surrounding communities. Coastal...

Within the DFG Research Unit FOR 5000 (Biotic interactions, community assembly, and eco-evolutionary dynamics as drivers of long-term biodiversity–ecosystem functioning relationships), nine four-year PhD positions, a three-year postdoctoral position, and a position for a technical assistant are available.  The Jena Experiment (www.the-jena-experiment.de) has been running since 2002 and aims to...

About the Project  Transposable elements (TEs) are mobile DNAs (often referred to as “jumping genes”) that are widespread in almost all living organisms. Among these, plant genomes are particularly rich in these mobile DNAs, for instance, in some cereal crops over 90% of their DNA consist of TEs. In normal...

The Global Nitrogen Innovation Center for Clean Energy and Environment (NICCEE) is seeking a motivated Ph.D. student to develop a state-of-the-art data platform. This platform will track nitrogen management across the agriculture, food, and energy systems, aiding stakeholders in informed decision-making. This position is backed by the recently established NICCEE...

Fully funded NERC-CENTA PhD scholarship:   We are seeking for a PhD candidate to work on the spatiotemporal dynamics of Peruvian lomas (or fog oasis) at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, and Kew Royal Gardens. Details on the advert page:   https://centa.ac.uk/studentship/2024-b4-fog-oasis-of-peru-past-present-and-future-biodiversity/  Please forward to anybody interested in ecology, tropical ecosystems, computational and field...

A Unique funded PhD Opportunity at Arizona State University (ASU) in partnership with the International Union for Conservation (IUCN), and Northern Arizona University (NAU) is on offer!   The PhD is at the interface of technology for community science and action,  biodiversity conservation, and equity in rural development. More details attached...

Start Date: January to April 2024 (exact date TBC) Duration: 36 months Supervisor: Professor Edward Hanna Co-supervisors: Dr. Kristen Beck (University of Lincoln) and Dr. Leanne Wake (Northumbria University)  Applications are welcome for a three-year funded PhD studentship held at the Department of Geography, University of Lincoln. This research project will use a mix...

PhD studentship opportunity at the British Antarctic Survey on The impact of meteorological extremes on surface melting of Antarctic’s ice shelves, funded by C-CLEAR, which includes maintenance grant + University fees +research costs, starting from 1st October 2024.  The successful student will use satellite imagery, high-resolution atmospheric model simulations, and atmospheric...

We are seeking a PhD student to join a multi-disciplinary team comprising researchers from the British Antarctic Survey and the University of Cambridge. The successful candidate will be fully funded by the NERC’s C-CLEAR DTP over a period of 3.5 years starting from October 2024.   The aim of this project...

This position is part of the HERITAGE (HEat Robustness In relation To AGEing cities) project (https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.4tu.nl/heritage/__;!!KGKeukY!1LoR0qsE1tkft5G15DLrb_W0RGHOscBB4xRWP25C_HNPp4s32Fs6BL8IPD_HFJ6RZKXfh8NBPsvGm_OQpC3U$ ) which is a research programme aiming at the detection, reduction and prevention of heat stress occurring due to ageing of built environmental settings and buildings in Dutch cities, through socio-technical solutions.   This programme...

There is a great opportunity for doing cutting-edge research on the sustainability of information security with Associate Professor Toktam Ramezanifarkhani at the Kristiania University College, Oslo, Norway.  Here is the announcement link:  https://lnkd.in/dR7NWvM6 Feel welcome to get in touch for any informal enquiries (at Toktam.Ramezanifarkhani@kristiania.no). 

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The Merkle Research Group in collaboration with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is looking for a highly motivated, creative, and quantitative Ph.D. student to lead a project studying exploratory movement behavior. The successful applicant will be admitted through the Program in Ecology and Evolution at University of Wyoming and...

Position: A PhD position is available to conduct research related to wild turkey ecology and management in West Virginia, in cooperation with the WV Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at West Virginia University, and the WV Division of Natural Resources. This research will provide valuable information to help inform...

STARTING DATE: January 2024  CLOSING DATE: The position is open until filled and contingent upon final receipt of funding.  DESCRIPTION: The James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center, the Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science, and the Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation at Clemson University in partnership with the Nemours Wildlife...

The Davis Forest Health Lab at Colorado State University, in collaboration with the National Park Service and private research groups, is seeking a highly quantitative, motivated, and independent PhD student to lead a project exploring the basic biology and ecology of bark beetles in giant sequoia trees. The successful applicant...

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...

The Nelson Ecosystem Lab at the University of Georgia in the Department of Marine Sciences is seeking a PhD student to work on food webs and nekton at the Plum Island LTER. The student will have the opportunity to conduct research on a variety of topics related to food web...

Professor Holly Jones’ Evidence-based Restoration Lab at Northern Illinois University seeks 1-2 PhD students to begin in Fall 2024.  Our lab studies the biodiversity crisis and how we can conserve endangered species and repair damaged ecosystems. We produce science in collaboration with and in support of ecosystem and species managers because...

The Global Nitrogen Innovation Center for Clean Energy and Environment (NICCEE) is seeking a motivated Ph.D. student to develop a state-of-the-art data platform. This platform will track nitrogen management across the agriculture, food, and energy systems, aiding stakeholders in informed decision-making. This position is backed by the recently established NICCEE with...

Research opportunities: Dr. Stuart Ludsin (u.osu.edu/ludsinlab) has an opening available for a Ph.D. student to begin during summer or autumn 2024. The student would work closely with Dr. Ludsin and state, provincial, and federal agency collaborators to assess how removal of a dam in the Sandusky River (OH), which is an...

This research opportunity offers a chance to work on cutting-edge projects in IoT and blockchain technology.  Work environment The PhD research will take place in the Networking research team at the University of Strasbourg, within the ICube laboratory. ICube is a multidisciplinary research laboratory that brings together researchers from the university of...

The Spivak Coastal Biogeochemistry Lab at the University of Georgia seeks a PhD student for a new project focused on understanding soil organic matter-mineral interactions in salt marshes. These ecosystems provide valuable storm-surge buffering and climate regulation services, in part, through rapid and efficient burial of mineral and organic particles....

Graduate Assistantship is available in Dr. Cheryl Schultzs Conservation Biology Lab at Washington State University Vancouver.  We seek a new PhD student to join the lab to work on a project funded to advance conservation of western monarch butterfly.  Research is funded by a partnership of US Forest Service and...

The Gonthier lab in the Department of Entomology at the University of Kentucky is seeking two PhD students (or MS students) to conduct research in diversified vegetable production systems.   As part of a multi-state USDA grant, the students will join a collaborative and interdisciplinary team focused on exploring practices that...

In my lab at Oklahoma State University we investigate how plastic responses are affected by informational constraints. I am looking to recruit 1 or 2 graduate students (either MS or PhD) to join my lab in Fall of 2024.   Three research topics are currently the main topics in the lab.  ...

PhD student positions are available in the lab of Dr. Eddie Brzostek (https://biology.wvu.edu/faculty-and-staff/faculty/edward-brzostek) in the Department of Biology at West Virginia University starting in the fall of 2024. Broadly, our lab studies how interactions between plants and soil microbes influence carbon and nitrogen cycling in forest and agricultural ecosystems, and...

Full ad available at: https://castorani.evsc.virginia.edu/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/Ad-for-grad-student-2023.pdf  The Castorani Lab at the University of Virginia is recruiting 1-2 Ph.D. students to study coastal ecology at the Virginia Coast Reserve Long Term Ecological Research project (VCR LTER; https://vcrlter.virginia.edu/). The Virginia Coast Reserve is a temperate coastal lagoon with a 20-year legacy of seagrass and oyster reef...

The Fire and Habitat Ecology Lab in the Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon is recruiting for a funded PhD student position in rangeland fire ecology to begin Spring term 2024 (March) under the direction of Dr. Lisa Ellsworth. Our research group focuses on the synergistic impacts of wildfire, climate...

Brandon Peoples, PhD  Associate Professor of Fisheries Ecology  Clemson University–Dept. of Forestry & Environmental Conservation  Homepage | Office: 864-656-4855 

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STARTING DATE: Spring 2024   DESCRIPTION: The College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences at Clemson University is recruiting a highly motivated Ph.D. student interested in forages, ecosystem services and/or climate-smart forestry to study the impact of silvopasture practices on South Carolina farms. The objectives of this study are to establish...

The Duke University Master’s and Ph.D. in Statistical Science programs are actively recruiting students for Fall 2024 enrollment. We will host virtual admissions information sessions at the times listed below. In these sessions, students will have an opportunity to hear about either program as well as ask questions of the program...

The interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Geospatial Analytics at the Center for Geospatial Analytics (geospatial.ncsu.edu) at North Carolina State University is now accepting applications for Fall 2024 enrollment. We expect to admit a cohort of ten students, all with fully funded graduate research assistantships with $30,000 salary, benefits, and tuition waiver,...

The Bittleston Lab (https://www.bittlestonlab.com/) is recruiting a student for Fall 2024 to study ecological dynamics and coexistence in microbial communities. The PhD project is based in the aquatic ecosystems formed within pitchers of carnivorous pitcher plants and is partially funded by an early career grant from the Simons Foundation and...

Dr. Lin Meng (https://my.vanderbilt.edu/lin-meng/) at the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Vanderbilt University is seeking 1-2 fully funded Ph.D. students interested in Global Change Ecology using remote sensing, in situ observation, and modeling. The Meng Lab aims to answer key ecosystem questions: How do climate change and human...

The Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA; member of the University of Texas System) invites applications for a graduate assistantship for a doctoral student (Ph.D. in Forestry) to begin in 2024 with a flexible start date. The position is funded for three...

The Morales-Williams Lab at the University of Vermont Rubenstein School seeks a postdoctoral researcher and PhD student to work on a new NSF Macrosystems-funded project investigating the influence of warming winters on year-round phytoplankton phenology and ecosystem function.   FALL 2024 PHD OPPORTUNITY: INFLUENCE OF WARMING WINTERS ON PHYTOPLANKTON PHENOLOGY & ECOSYSTEM...

We are seeking a self-motivated and dependable PhD students to join the Grassland Ecology lab at the University of North Dakota to work on the plant components associated with a nationwide plant and soil inventory project.  The project will entail studying belowground plant organ development/carbon storage in restored grasslands and...

There are upcoming opportunities for Graduate Fellowships with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (see attached flyer – also Smithsonian-wide).   The deadline for applications is November 1.    Applicants should contact potential advisors or co-advisors to determine the feasibility of the proposed research to be conducted at the Smithsonian Institution. Potential advisors/co-advisors...

Peter Adler’s lab at Utah State University (https://qcnr.usu.edu/labs/adler-lab/index) seeks a PhD student for a new project focused on plant invasion ecology and ecological forecasting. In collaboration with US Forest Service researchers, we will investigate how a variety of land management treatments affect the population growth of invasive annual plants such...

“Tapping into non-English language science in tackling global environmental challenges”  A PhD position is available funded by a new ARC Discovery Project on the translatE project led by CBCS’s Tatsuya Amano. Titled “Tapping into non-English language science in tackling global environmental challenges”, the project will see you join UQ’s School of the...

We have an open, NSF funded PhD position into the chemical ecology of seagrass rhizospheres following ecological stress. Research will include ‘omics based analyses, experimental work with seagrasses, and field based research at Bodega Marine Lab.   The prospective student would apply to and join the Quantitate and Systems Biology Grad Program...

The Bassar lab at Auburn University is inviting applications for PhD students interested in evolutionary ecology starting in fall 2024. Members of the lab address diverse topics in evolutionary ecology including eco-evolutionary feedbacks and their role life history evolution, the evolution of species coexistence, and host-parasite interactions. We address these...

Michigan State University’s Department of Forestry and Plant, Soil, and Microbial Sciences (PSM) are pleased to announce a 5-year graduate research assistantship to support a PhD student in conducting research in Plant and Soil Ecology. The student will be co-advised by Dr. Akihiro Koyama (MSU Forestry) and Dr. Christopher Blackwood...

MS and PhD openings are available in my research group (Javier delBarco-Trillo) in the School of Biological Sciences at Illinois State University to start in the fall of 2024. My research topics are quite diverse, including mammalian sperm competition, olfactory communication, and urban ecology/evolution. I’m happy to supervise projects in...

PhD Opportunity in Forest Ecological Genetics – Spring 2024  The Leites Lab at Penn State is looking for a PhD student interested in forest ecological genetics and ready to start the program in January 2024. The student will join a multi-institutional team studying ecological genetics of forest tree species, modeling...

The Chair of IT Security at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU) has several open PhD positions in the following areas of research: intrusion detection systems (IDS) for critical infrastructures, secure cyber-physical systems, artificial intelligence / machine learning for traffic analysis, honeypots, and privacy enhancing techniques.  The available positions are funded...

We are looking for PhD students interested in joining our research group at University of Miami (amyzanne.org). Students would join an interactive lab group and develop an independent research focus in line with ongoing lab projects. Broadly we study how biotic interactions impact biogeochemical cycles. Many in our group explore...

As part of a recently NSF-funded project examining feedbacks between social insect nests, soil microbiomes and soil organic carbon at local and regional scales, we are seeking a senior lab technician/lab manager. The successful candidate will be part of a collaborative team with members from the University of Central Florida,...

The spatial and demographic relationships between the populations of predators and prey can be largely determined by the presence of alternative prey species in the system. This PhD project will evaluate indirect interactions between alternative prey through their common predators, an indirect interaction referred to as apparent competition. This information...

The Plant-Herbivore Interaction Lab at the University of Florida seeks enthusiastic scientists to join our group. We will be recruiting 1-2 PhD students beginning Fall 2024 (applications due 15 January 2024). We are located in the Department of Entomology and Nematology at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. The lab’s...

A PhD project is offered with the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources to study  Arctic herbivores’ distribution and foodscape.   The candidate will elucidate how ecological, environmental, and anthropogenic drivers modify plant-herbivore interactions. The focus species are caribou and muskoxen in Greenland.   Application deadline: Oct. 15th.   Further information is available from Dr. Mathilde Le Moullec malm@natur.gl,...

PhD opportunity – Wildfire meteorology  The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia  An exciting new PhD opportunity is available to research the thermodynamic characteristics of wildfire triggered thunderstorms (Pyrocumulonimbus – PyroCb). A major focus of the research will be on mechanisms that result in some PyroCb producing precipitation, while other PyroCb do not. Applicants...

Montana State University’s Institute on Ecosystems is seeking a motivated individual for a PhD assistantship in a joint MSU and Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee collaboration. The project will draw in existing bird survey data to quantify species population trends, analyze potential environmental correlates, project future trends under climate and land...

2 PhD studentships are available at the university of Edinburgh, home fee students (UK or resident in UK)   https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://eo-cdt.org/projects/__;!!KGKeukY!2ifIPSVJ1pVwzv1SmILWtiP5p9-bUmkPUCe7ytg1aR54qEf7M1zUYl-bt_cDvzybpr9YhjN0Fk_PdqZynYG7$  High-dimensional probabilistic dynamic models for global vegetation change and weather forecasting Theme(s): Advanced Computing, Atmosphere and Climate, Data Assimilation, Modelling Primary Supervisor: Professor Victor Elvira Institution: University of Edinburgh (School of Mathematics)  Implications of Arctic heat...

Dr. Niklaus E. Zimmermann (WSL, ETH Zurich) is looking for motivated PhD students in a large ERC-type Advanced Grant project on global biomes. A short description of the project is given below, and a more detailed description of the positions (1 PhD) can be found in the job add. Two ...

Dr. Heather Sander’s lab in the Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences at the University of Iowa has openings for two-to-three, funded PhD students to start in the fall of 2024.    Dr. Sander’s lab conducts research focused on identifying relationships between urban wildlife communities, landscapes, and human well-being and is...

The Environmental Sensing and Modeling Group in the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities seeks applicants for 1-2 PhD positions interested in using remote sensing to study terrestrial ecosystems and/or sensing instrumentation.   Individuals with undergraduate and/or graduate degrees in environmental science, environmental engineering, climate...

The Tarwater (www.tarwaterlab.com) and Kelley (www.kelleylab.org) labs are looking for two highly motivated, extremely hard-working, and creative Ph.D. students to work on plant-animal interactions, with a particular focus on how bird behavior alters seed dispersal, the importance of abiotic factors on temporal and spatial variation in seed dispersal, and resilience...

Winter ecology is an emerging frontier in the environmental sciences, with many open questions and opportunities to advance knowledge. I am recruiting a PhD student to join an NSF-funded project on the winter limnology of seasonally-freezing lakes. The successful candidate will join a multi-institutional team to study how lake ecosystems...

The Leites Lab at Penn State is looking for a PhD student interested in forest ecological genetics and ready to start the program in January 2024. The student will join a multi-institutional team studying ecological genetics of forest tree species, modeling population responses to climate in tree species native to...

Summary: Dr. Zac Freedman at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is recruiting a PhD student to start in Summer or Fall 2024. This student will be supported by a USDA-funded project with the goal of improving understanding of key microbial taxa and microbial processes disrupted by chemical fungicides that ultimately result...

Are you interested in the genetic and physiological mechanisms of adaptation, the costs of plasticity, and/or understanding potential maladaptive responses to climate change?  The Oakley lab in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Purdue University is recruiting a PhD student for Fall 2024 for an NSF funded project...

SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR A PHD POSITION IN THE GROTTOLI LAB AT THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY.    The successful applicant will participate in a recently funded project to construct high-resolution 3-D maps of reefs to evaluate individual coral colony growth at the reef scale. Some aspects of the project development will take...

Application of probabilistic methods, machine learning, and artificial intelligence  I have openings for Ph.D. students with great math and writing skills. Our projects involve application of probabilistic methods, machine learning, and artificial intelligence to study complex networks such as gene regulatory networks and networked cyber-physical systems. My students enjoy a...

 The Ashman and Turcotte Labs at the University of Pittsburgh are looking to co-advise a PhD student interested in ecological and evolutionary impacts of whole genome duplication (polyploidy). The student will utilize our rapidly growing experimental duckweed system to test various hypotheses concerning the benefits and limitations of this widespread...

I have two places open for PhD students to join my lab at the University of Tasmania. One on habitats for fisheries and one on the future of seafood (includes $5K per annum scholarship top-up).  We are a team of conservationists, fishery scientists and ecosystem modellers. I specialise in training...

Dr. Yali Si (page: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/staffmembers/yali-si#tab-1), is recruiting a Ph.D. student to study “Dynamics of environmental heterogeneity and species diversity across scales”. And preferably, she is looking for someone with a GIS/RS background (other backgrounds with proper skills would also be encouraged).   Dr. Yali Si is an assistant professor in Leiden University. She got her PhD...

[Full ad available at: https://castorani.evsc.virginia.edu/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/Ad-for-grad-student-2023.pdf] The Castorani Lab at the University of Virginia is recruiting 1–2 Ph.D. students to study coastal ecology at the Virginia Coast Reserve Long Term Ecological Research project (VCR LTER; https://vcrlter.virginia.edu/). The Virginia Coast Reserve is a temperate coastal lagoon with a 20-year legacy of seagrass and oyster...

A unique graduate training opportunity grounded in watershed science & ecosystem ecology is available starting in January 2024 at the University of New Mexico.   The Webster Lab is currently seeking one graduate student (PhD preferred) who is interested in exploring the response of headwater stream networks to changing flow regimes in...

Pink snapper, are a common and valuable fish that inhabits the Hauraki Gulf in northern New Zealand. For more than a year about 20% of harvested fish are skinny and have flesh that is an unusual cloudy color. Initial analyses indicates these poor fish are starving. The reasons for this...

The Zimova Lab at Ohio University, Dept of Biological Sciences is looking for 1 – 2 PhD students to join our group in Spring or Fall 2024. Our research focuses on quantifying consequences of climate change for vertebrate populations and understanding the potential for evolutionary change to facilitate adaptation to...

The Turcotte Lab of Experimental Evolutionary Ecology at the University of Pittsburgh is looking for a PhD student interested in studying rapid evolution in response to environmental pollution using experimental evolution. The research would utilize our rapid and manipulatable duckweed system allowing for a combination of field, mesocosm, and lab...

Our lab is homed at the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA, starting in Summer 2024. The lab aims to tackle fundamental questions in ecological dynamics as well as applied questions in forecasting and conservation. To this end, we develop rigorous theory through interdisciplinary tools and devise monitoring-applicable metrics....

Ph.D. student positions are available in the Ecosystem Physiology and Global Change lab headed by Dr. Steve Kannenberg, located in the Department of Biology at West Virginia University. Research in the lab is centered around understanding the health and functioning of plants in the face of global change, with a...

We would like to post an offer for a PhD position in CIEMAT – Madrid (Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Mediambientales y Tecnológicas – Research Centre for Energy, Environmental and Technological Research), in collaboration with the Earth Physics Department at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid – IGEO (UCM-CSIC).  The PhD project aims at...

We are seeking PhD applicants interested in agroecology and sustainable agriculture to begin a PhD program in PSUs prestigious Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology. This research will greatly contribute towards our understanding the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, specifically the student will be investigating how the composition of...

We are currently seeking exceptional and highly motivated graduate students to join the Johnson laboratory (http://johnsonlaboratory.com)! We are looking for an independent, self-motivated student who is passionate about pursuing research in aquatic ecology and conservation. Students in the lab can employ a diverse range of approaches, including laboratory experiments, field...

PhD positions are available in the research group of Christine W. Miller at the University of Florida. The successful applicant will start Fall 2024 to work on an NSF-sponsored project on male-male competition using techniques and perspectives from evolutionary biology, behavior, ecology, and biomechanics. Over the next year we will...

Job Description:  The Stream Ecology Lab at South Dakota State University is seeking applicants for a Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistantship. The student will assess the effects of hydrology on establishment and spread of invasive riparian vegetation (Russian olive) in riparian habitats on US Bureau of Land Management lands in Wyoming. Student...