1. A postdoctoral research associate position is available in the labs of Dr. John Robinson and Dr. Kim Scribner in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University. The [study involves] applying environmental DNA metabarcoding approaches to basic and applied community ecological questions in Michigan waters of the Great Lakes and their tributaries. The start date is on or before June 1, 2018. Interested applicants should apply through; search posting number 483503. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. John Robinson,, or Dr. Kim Scribner,
  2. The Larson and Stott Labs have two positions opening up, including an MS position (link to PDF) starting in Fall 2018 working on population genomics and eDNA in Boardman River fish species and a postdoc position (position description available pending approval by HR) starting in spring 2018 focusing on population genomics in cisco, with opportunities for side projects. Please contact Wes Larson at for details or to submit an application package.
  3. An M.S. Graduate Research Assistantship is available in the Welsh Lab in Conservation Genetics at West Virginia University. Starting date of January 2018 is preferred but will consider May 2018. Application review will begin November 6 and continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should send a letter of interest, CV, unofficial copies of transcripts and GRE scores, and contact information for three references to Dr. Amy Welsh at

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