A position is available for a Ph.D. student to conduct ecological and conservation research on small rodent species (e.g., cricetids and heteromyids). Project may entail extensive field-based studies, analysis of pre-existing datasets, GIS habitat modeling, and/or studies at biogeographic spatial scales. Experience in live-trapping rodents and/or in using ArcGIS Pro would be helpful but not necessary. Four years of funding (at $3,300/month) as a Research Assistant is available. Start date can be anytime between June 1 and September 1, 2023. Applicants should have an M.S. degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Geography, or related discipline.


M.S. in Biology, Wildlife Ecology, Environmental Science or related field
Experience in conducting field work
Experience in using R
Good writing skills

How to apply:

The position is in the Veech lab (https://ecology.wp.txstate.edu/), Biology Department at Texas State University in San Marcos . Interested students should send CV, unofficial transcripts, and 300-word statement of research interests to Joe Veech (joseph.veech@txstate.edu) by December 31, 2022.

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