assistantship in systematics
Mary Liz Jameson
mjameson at UNLINFO.UNL.EDU
Wed Oct 8 13:29:08 CDT 1997
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSISTANTSHIP IN SYSTEMATIC ENTOMOLOGY
A Ph.D. research assistantship is available for students interested in
pursuing the systematics of the beetle family Scarabaeidae at University of
The research assistantship is funded by the National Science Foundation and
offers up to 5 years of graduate student support ($13,500 per year plus annual
increases and paid tuition). The research project will train 2 Ph.D.-level
students in the systematics of New World scarabs and Coleoptera. Funds for
field research in the New World tropics are provided. Applicants should
have an M.S. in entomology or biology (or equivalent) and have strong
interest in beetles.
The University of Nebraska State Museum and Department of Entomology
provide a diverse array of courses, technology training, and faculty
research programs. Students will have the opportunity to learn and apply a
range of systematics methods including molecular techniques, phylogenetic
and biogeographic analyses, geographical information systems technology,
databasing techniques, and methods in electronic dissemination of
information. The Division of Entomology is fully equipped for all areas of
research in sytematic entomology and has state-of-the-art computing and
Lincoln is the capital of the state of Nebraska and offers many cultural,
sports, and out-of-doors activities.
For further information about our programs, faculty, staff and students,
contact Dr. Brett Ratcliffe, W436 Nebraska Hall, University of Nebraska
State Museum, Lincoln, NE 68588-0514. TEL: (402) 472-2614, FAX: (402)
472-8949, INTERNET: bcr at unlinfo.unl.edu.
For more information regarding the Department of Entomology visit
http://IANRWWW.UNL.EDU/ianr/entomol/entdept.htm. For information regarding
the University of Nebraska State Museum visit http://www-museum.unl.edu.
For information regarding the University of Nebraska at Lincoln visit
PROFESSORS, PLEASE ALERT ANY POTENTIAL CANDIDATES OF THIS OPPORTUNITY.
Mary Liz Jameson, PhD
W436 Nebraska Hall
University of Nebraska State Museum
Lincoln, NE 68588-0514 USA
Phone: (402) 472-2614
FAX: (402) 472-8949
email: mjameson at unlinfo.unl.edu
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