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    Melanie Colón
    • Employer: Tulane University
      Location: New Orleans, LA
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: No value
      Open Until Filled: No

    Reposted from ECOLOG

    The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Tulane University (http://www2.tulane.edu/sse/eebio/) in New Orleans encourages applications to our Ph.D. program. 

    Our department houses a dynamic and collegial team of researchers, educators, and students. We have established research strengths in coastal and tropical systems, with interests that include animal behavior, community ecology, conservation biology, evolutionary biology, physiological ecology, population genetics and genomics, tropical ecology, and urban ecology. A high proportion of students have received competitive fellowships from the National Science Foundation and other sources, with most students going on to high quality post-doctoral fellowships, faculty positions, and jobs in industry and governmental and non-governmental agencies.

    We are committed to promoting diversity in STEM. The proportion of doctoral students from under-represented groups in STEM in our program far exceeds the national average, and we particularly welcome applications from members of groups that are traditionally under-represented in the field of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology.

    Research faculty currently accepting Ph.D. students (and who work with birds) are:

    Dr. Jordan Karubian (http://karubian.tulane.edu), who works in tropical ecology and conservation, animal behavior, and urban ecology

    Dr. Caz Taylor (http://caz.tulane.edu), whose research focuses on population biology of migratory species, urban, and wetlands ecology.

    Prospective students are encouraged to reach out directly to faculty members who they would be interested in working with. For more general inquiries, please contact Graduate Studies Coordinator, Dr. Jordan Karubian at jk@tulane.edu.


    Edited by Melanie Colón

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