Opportunities

Graduate Opportunities

Undergraduate Opportunities

Post-doctoral Opportunities 

Volunteer Opportunities


 

Graduate Opportunities

We seek highly qualified, enthusiastic graduate students that are creative, motivated, and capable of working well both independently and cooperatively. Successful candidates would join a dynamic, interactive group of graduate students, post-docs, visiting scholars, and faculty at The Ohio State University’s Aquatic Ecology Laboratory (AEL) within the Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology (EEOB). Interested students should contact Drs. Stuart LudsinElizabeth Marshcall, or Jim Hood

 

Undergraduate Opportunities

Independent Study:

The Aquatic Ecology Laboratory is interested in energetic, committed undergraduate students who are interested in conducting independent research, for OSU credit, that focuses on ecologically oriented projects in freshwater ecosystems. For all projects, we ask students for, at minimum, a commitment of one year. For more information, please contact Drs. Stuart LudsinElizabeth Marshcall, or Jim Hood

Work Study:

We are looking for qualified students to fill work-study positions at the Aquatic Ecology Laboratory. Specific tasks for our Work-Study students include field sampling, in-lab sample processing, and data entry. We strive to ensure that Work-Study students also will have opportunities to participate in lab and field research associated with other ongoing projects. Aquatic Ecology Laboratory graduate students and faculty are committed to educating Work-Study students in the fine art of scientific research in a cooperative and supportive work environment. We are looking for creative, hard-working students.

 

Post-doctoral Opportunities

Post-Doctoral Researcher in Fisheries Ecological Modeling

Description: Dr. Elizabeth Marschall (Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University) seeks a post-doctoral scientist to collaborate on developing spatially and temporally dynamic habitat and fish habitat-use models under current and projected future environmental conditions. These models will focus on Lake Erie fisheries, specifically yellow perch response to a changing environment.

Additional research responsibilities include writing, editing, and submitting manuscripts for publication; submitting progress resports to sponsors; and presenting research talks to sponsors and stakeholders and at professional meetings. Other responsibilities include mentoring and co-mentoring undergraduate and graduate student researchers. Opportunities to participate in field and laboratory research and formal teaching can be made available, if desired.

Successful candidates will join a dynamic, interactive group of students, post-docs, and faculty at The Ohio State University's Aquatic Ecology Laboratory within the Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include a PhD in ecology or other relevant field. We seek applicants with strong modeling, data-handling, coding, and statistical skills; with demonstrated ability to publish papers in peer-reviewed journals; and the ability to work productively both independently and as part of a collaborative team.

How to apply: Submit a brief cover letter, full CV, including names and contact information of three references, and a statement of research background and interests, all in a single .pdf file to apps.ael@gmail.com. Please include "Lake Erie Fisheries Postdoc" and your last name in the subject line.

Application review will begin June 1 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.  We anticipate a start date between July and September 2019. Questions about the position can be addressed to Elizabeth Marschall (marschall.2@osu.edu).

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

None at this time

 

 

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