[MARMAM] MSc physiology opportunity
rosen at zoology.ubc.ca
Mon Dec 4 13:19:29 PST 2006
M.Sc Position – Sea lion physiology and bioenergetics
Marine Mammal Research Unit, University of British Columbia.
Seeking candidates for a M.Sc. position involving bioenergetics and
physiology of Otariids. The research project involves studying aspects
of metabolism, heart rate, and diving physiology in a group of captive
Steller sea lions.
We are looking for a student with appropriate academic and technical
qualifications. Prior work with animals (not necessarily marine
mammals) is also sought.
This is a 2-year position, starting in September 2007, during which
time the candidate will be expected to complete the required course
work, research, and thesis work. The position provides personal
financial support exempt from TA duties. However, students bringing
additional (external) funding will be viewed favourably.
Selected candidates will be asked to apply to the Dept of Zoology at
the University of British Columbia. They will be supervised in their
studies by Drs. David Rosen and Andrew Trites at the Marine Mammal
Research Unit, University of British Columbia. Details of the types of
research previously undertaken can be found at
www.marinemammal.org/research/research.php. The formal application
deadline for September 2007 admission to UBC is February 1 2007
(International), March 1 2007 (Canadian). For further details of the
application process please see
Inquiries (including c.v.’s and letters of interest should be directed
to Dr. David Rosen at rosen at zoology.ubc.ca
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