<div dir="ltr"><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">Graduate student position in marine mammal
trophic ecology.</span></b><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">  The Dauphin Island Sea Lab seeks an MS-level
graduate student in marine mammal trophic ecology (experience with
marine mammal observation, stranding and necropsy response, and/or
photo-identification is preferred but not required). Students must have a
strong interest in hypothesis-based research, background in chemistry, and
experience with statistical methods. Experience with small boat operation and
trailering also preferred.  Work is both lab and field based, and students
must be able to work long hours conducting detailed work with a microscope and
processing tissue samples as well as in the field during unfavorable weather
conditions.  The suitable candidate must be independent and highly
motivated.  Strong public speaking skills and work with the public are
necessary.</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span></span></span></p>

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through the University of South Alabama (USA) for matriculation in fall 2018,
but the most suitable candidate will begin work in the lab in January 2018.
Students must meet the minimum qualifications for entry to the University of
South Alabama graduate school of Arts and Sciences and the Marine
Sciences Department and have relevant coursework in the topic area of
interest.  </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:rgb(80,0,80)"><br>
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</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Qualified candidates should send a
brief email of inquiry, including an updated CV, GRE scores and GPA showing
they meet the minimum qualifications to Dr. Ruth H. Carmichael at </span><a href="mailto:rcarmichael@disl.org" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;color:windowtext">rcarmichael@disl.org</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">.<span></span></span></p>

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