Graduate Position to Study Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics of Microbial Communities

Camila Carlos-Shanley Ph.D. is seeking doctoral degree-seeking students with research interests in eco-evolutionary dynamics of microbial communities for the 2020-2021 academic year. See http://carloslab.wp.txstate.edu/  for details about our lab, papers and our research interests. Interested students should send an email with a statement of interest that includes topics you might be interested in working on in our lab and your long-term goals/interests. Please include a copy of your CV, unofficial academic transcripts, GRE (if available), and any other relevant experience to Camila Carlos-Shanley by email (carlos-shanley@txstate.edu ). Reference letters for top candidates might be solicited at a later date.

Texas State is an emerging research institution and the Department of Biology (http://www.bio.txstate.edu ) possesses a vibrant, diverse, and growing faculty with specialties broadly encompassing ecology, physiology, wildlife conservation, and molecular biology.  The Department of Biology offers a strong environment for training students in aquatic and integrative biology. For program information see https://www.bio.txstate.edu/Graduate-Programs/Ph-D–Aquatic-Resources.html .

Funding opportunities exist for Graduate Assistantships at the Doctoral (9 months, renewable up to a maximum of 4 years).  Graduate Assistants also receive university student health benefits.  The Department of Biology provides travel support for graduate students to present research papers at national, international, and regional conferences. Additional potential sources of funding, such as research fellowships are competitively available through the Graduate College.

Applications for full funding considerations are due by January 15, 2020.  More details regarding the application process may be found at https://www.gradcollege.txstate.edu/admissions.html .