PhD position in Plant/pollinator Evolutionary Ecology. Application deadline: January 30th, 2018.

The Sargent (http://mysite.science.uottawa.ca/rsargent/) and Forrest (https://forrestlab.wordpress.com) labs at the University Ottawa are jointly seeking a PhD student to develop a thesis relating to a long term data set on flowering phenology and pollinator diversity/abundance in temperate woodland ecosystems. The student will have access to our 5+ year dataset, and will be expected to design and undertake studies of pollinator and/or plant reproductive evolutionary ecology inspired by the data. The successful applicant will receive four years of funding to pursue their PhD at the University of Ottawa (student will be expected to TA fall and winter terms unless outside fellowships are procured). Please send a letter of interest, including a description of your experience in plant and/or pollinator evolutionary ecology, a copy of your transcripts (unofficial is fine), and contact information for two references by January 30th, 2018, to rsargent@uottawa.ca. Questions can be directed to the same address. This offer is for a fall 2018 or January 2019 start date. The University of Ottawa offers a tuition fee waiver for applicants who have achieved 80% or higher GPA in their last two years of study (https://www.uottawa.ca/graduate-studies/students/awards/admission-scholarship).

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