MS Position in Integrative Biology
The Guindre-Parker lab in the Department of Ecology, Evolution & Organismal Biology at Kennesaw State University is recruiting enthusiastic and driven applicants wishing to pursue a MS degree in animal behavior and physiology starting Fall 2020. The lab has multiple positions to study the evolution of behavioral and endocrine flexibility in birds along an urban to rural gradient in Georgia. Students will work as part of a team and learn field and laboratory skills, including monitoring bird nests and behavior, collecting biological samples, and measuring hormones. Learn more about the lab at www.sarahguindreparker.weebly.com
Graduate students are eligible for tuition waivers and are fully funded via a combination of teaching and research assistantships. Students would be based at Kennesaw State University’s main campus, where they would join the vibrant Department of Ecology, Evolution & Organismal Biology, while interacting regularly with colleagues in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology. Kennesaw is a beautiful city, located within metropolitan Atlanta. To learn more about the Master of Science in Integrative Biology program (MSIB), visit https://csm.kennesaw.edu/msib/index.php. The deadline for priority admission is January 15, 2020 (the final deadline is May 20, 2020).
All qualified applicants are highly encouraged to contact Dr. Guindre-Parker prior to submitting an application to the MSIB program. Students with previous research experience working with birds or performing other biological fieldwork are especially encouraged to apply. If you are interested, please contact Dr. Guindre-Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org and include the following in your email: (1) a description of your research interests and motivation for pursing a MS degree, (2) unofficial transcripts, and (3) a current CV or resume.