Graduate positions at Northern Illinois University

Graduate positions at Northern Illinois University

Position: Graduate positions at Northern Illinois University
Entity: Northern Illinois University (NIU)
Location: DeKalb, IL
Deadline: January 1, 2024

“The Ecology, Evolution, Behavior, and Conservation faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences at NIU are seeking applicants to the M.S. and Ph.D. graduate programs starting Fall 2024. Research interests among the faculty are diverse and include community ecology, restoration ecology, conservation genetics, vertebrate and invertebrate evolution, behavioral ecology, and microbial ecology.

Faculty that are taking graduate students for Fall 2024 are:
– Michael W. Henson: Aquatic Microbiology; Microbial genomics; Microbial Physiology; Molecular Biology; Microbial Ecology; Computational Biology.
– Holly P. Jones: Restoration ecology and conservation biology.
– Jennifer A.H. Koop: Ecology and evolution of host-parasite interactions; invasion biology.
– Karen E. Samonds: Paleontology, skeletal biology and paleobiogeography.

The department offers teaching assistantships including stipend and tuition waiver, on a competitive basis. Prospective students should contact potential faculty advisors well in advance of applying to discuss research interests and relevant qualifications.”

Details of the graduate program and application process:

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