Graduate Positions & Research Opportunities

M.S. Assistanship, Aquatic Microbial Ecology (Wyatt Lab)

Ball State University, Ball State, IN, USA

The Wyatt Lab in the Department of Biology at Ball State University has an opening for a MS level Graduate Assistant to study aquatic microbial ecology. Our laboratory focuses mainly on algae-bacteria interactions. Ideally, the successful applicant will have a background in microbial ecology and a willingness to work in both field and laboratory settings. The assistantship will allow the qualified candidate the opportunity to work on cutting edge research on microbial responses to climate change processes and the consequences of community alterations for biogeochemical cycling.  There are a number of specific research foci that can be addressed and study sites may include Alaska, high alpine lakes, and the Great Lakes region.  Please see the lab website for more details:

If you are interested in pursuing graduate studies in this area of research, please send your CV, a list of three references, and a short statement summarizing your qualifications and research interests to Dr. Kevin Wyatt at Application requirements can be found at Preferred start date is August 2017. 

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