MSc student sought in coastal mycology
5/10/2015 4:31 PM
Come study fungi in beautiful Nova Scotia!: Graduate Student Position in Coastal Mycology
I am currently accepting applications for an MSc student to study coastal fungi of the Bay of Fundy beginning in September 2015. Current funded research projects in my lab include studies of endophytes of intertidal and coastal plants, marine fungi and hydrocarbon degradation, DNA barcoding of Acadia’s E.C. Smith Herbarium fungal collections and the role of fungi in coastal wetland restoration. Applicants for the current opportunity must hold a BSc in an appropriate biological science (e.g., biology, botany, microbiology, plant pathology, marine biology), a GPA of 3.67 in the final 2 years of undergraduate study, and strong spoken and written English language skills. As well, they must meet requirements for admissions as a graduate student to Acadia University. Preference will be given to candidates with field and/or laboratory experience in mycology, including cultivation and characterization of fungi. The current opportunity is only open to Canadian citizens.
For additional information regarding this position, please contact me at Allison.Walker@acadiau.ca with ‘studentship’ in the subject line. Interested applicants should send me curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a cover letter describing their interest and experience in mycology.
Please refer to the following websites for additional information: http://gradstudies.acadiau.ca/Graduate_Admissions.html
Allison K. Walker, Ph.D.
Department of Biology
33 Westwood Avenue, Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 2R6 Canada