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Graduate Research Assistantships in Aquatic Ecotoxicology & Chemistry

Jan. 27, 2006

Graduate Research Assistantships (PhD or MS)

Aquatic Ecology, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Chemistry

Baylor University

The Ecotoxicology and Aquatic Research Laboratory and the Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research (http://www.baylor.edu/crasr) at Baylor University have openings for graduate research assistants in applied aquatic ecology, aquatic toxicology, and environmental chemistry. Emphasis is in the following areas:

1) applied ecology and ecotoxicology of harmful algal blooms

2) ecotoxicology of emerging contaminants

3) joint toxicity of pesticide mixtures, and

4) fate of pesticides and pharmaceuticals in aquatic systems

Applicants should have a background in biology, environmental science, biochemistry, or a related discipline. Candidates with an M.S. in aquatic ecology, water quality, and/or environmental toxicology and chemistry are particularly encouraged to apply. Excellent aquatic science and environmental toxicology and chemistry laboratories with state-of-the-science equipment, competitive stipends, and off campus experimental facilities are available to support research activities of the successful applicant. In addition, numerous opportunities exist for multidisciplinary research interaction and graduate training at Baylor University.

Start Date: August 2006.

Location: Baylor University is located on the banks of the Brazos River in Waco (http://www.wacocvb.com/), an active community of over 200,000. Waco is located less than 1.5 hours from Austin, Dallas/Ft. Worth and College Station.

To Apply: Candidates should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae including GPA and GRE scores to either Dr. Bryan W. Brooks (Bryan_Brooks@Baylor.edu; 254-710-6553) for areas 1 and 2, or Dr. Jason Belden (Jason_Belden@Baylor.edu; 254-710-2302) for areas 3 and 4.

Deadline: Review of applications will commence on 28 February 2006 and continue until the position is filled.