The Center for Biodiversity Studies at Western Kentucky University, an integral component of Western Kentucky University’s Applied Research andTechnology Program, in partnership with WKU's Department of Biology announces the availability of at least three graduate assistantships beginning Fall Semester 2001.
These assistantships are
per academic year for two years. Nonresident portion of
waived (except for international students for whom most of nonresident
tuition is waived). Potential exists for extra teaching or research
duties for additional pay during the
summer semester. Successful applicants will be enrolled in the
of Science in Biology degree program. Applicants will be ranked
chosen based upon GRE and GPA scores, as well as letters of
and statements of research interests. Applicants are strongly
to contact individual faculty of the Center for Biodiversity Studies
to arrange sponsorship. The Center and the Biology Department may
be explored online at http://bioweb.wku.edu.
Western Kentucky University is a Master’s I school with an enrollment of ca. 19000. It is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, a city of 50,000 located 60 miles north of Nashville, TN. The surrounding area is dominated by its karst geology, with rolling hills and many caves and springs. Mammoth Cave National Park is just north of town. Western Kentucky University has recently acquired 672 acres of land east of Mammoth Cave and established the WKU Upper Green River Biological Preserve. The Center for Biodiversity Studies is an integral part of the Ogden College of Science and Technology Applied Research and Technology Program, a state Program of Distinction. Faculty interests include population and ecosystem studies on a variety of taxa, physiological ecology, taxonomy and systematics, evolutionary theory, conservation ecology, and conservation genetics.
Michael Stokes, Ph.D.
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