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The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), a division of the Smithsonian Institution headquartered in the Republic of Panama, offers FELLOWSHIPS for research conducted with the advice and guidance of its staff members. Disciplines include ecology, anthropology, paleontology, evolution, systematics, behavior and physiology of tropical plants and animals.

* Earl S. Tupper 3-year postdoctoral fellowship (deadline: Jan15). Applications should include detailed research proposal with budget, curriculum vitae, 2 letters of reference, names and telephone numbers of 3 additional references and reprints of most important papers. Applicants should consult with STRI scientists who will serve as advisor before submitting final application. Annual stipend up to $30,000 with yearly travel and research allotments. Proposals that include comparative research in other tropical countries will be considered. Send inquiries and application to
STRI/Office of Education, Unit 0948, APO AA 34002-0948, from US or Apartado 2072, Balboa, Panama from Latin America,
fellows@tivoli.si.edu or www.stri.org

* Predoctoral, postdoctoral, senior postdoctoral (up to 1 year) and 10-week fellowships. Available through the Smithsonian's Office of Fellowships, Washington, DC. (deadline: Jan15). For information: OFG, 750 9th Street NW, Suite 9300, Washington DC 20560-0902,
siofg@ofg.si.edu, www.si.edu/research+study.

* Three-month fellowships (deadline: Feb15, May15, Aug15, Nov15) thru STRI. For information: STRI/Office of Education, Unit 0948, APO AA 34002-0948, from US or Apartado 2072, Balboa, Panama from Latin America, fellows@tivoli.si.edu or www.stri.org

Awards are based upon merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or condition of handicap of the applicant.


A PhD student position is available to work within AquAliens program funded by Swedish EPA. This program aims at increasing our knowledge on how to assess the risks posed by introduced aquatic species and their impact on ecosystems and economy (further information is available at:
The focus of the research will be on different aspects of biology, ecology and population genetics of Cercopagis pengoi, a large exotic zooplankter. The integration of this species into the Baltic Sea ecosystem has a potential to modify food-web dynamics and is likely to alter the availability and quality of food available to support the fisheries. Depending on e interests of the successful applicant, the approach may include a different mix of questions and methods. Applicants should have basic education in biology (BSc/MSc), with preferences given to those with extra training in plankton ecology, fish biology or molecular biology. An application should include CV, attested copies of examination certificates, copies of honor's thesis and any relevant documents.
For more information and to apply
Elena Gorokhova,
Department of Systems Ecology,
Stockholm University,
SE 106 91 Stockholm,

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh anticipates making a faculty/administrative appointment (open rank; tenure-stream or nontenure stream) to serve as Director of the Pymatuning Laboratory of Ecology (PLE). The position is scheduled to begin with the Summer of 2003, subject to budgetary approval. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral or other equivalent experience. We desire a person with experience in Biological Field Station operations, development, research and educational programs, as well as grant writing, fund raising and strategic planning. Located in Northwestern Pennsylvania, PLE is a growing regional center for research and education, recently enhanced by the addition of new lab buildings, library/office complex, and acquisition of major land holdings. We will begin reviewing applications on December 9, 2002. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae along with a letter describing their interest and past professional experience as it pertains to this position. Please arrange to have three letters of reference sent to:
PLE Search Committee
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
(412) 624-4350
Further information on PLE and the Department of Biological Sciences is available at:
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer. Women and members of under-represented minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.

We are currently seeking potentially interested candidates for an Environment Protection Agency (EPA) sponsored DOCTORAL SHOLARSHIP.
We are expecting to be in the position of appointing a three year post-grad studentship in early 2003 (based at the Geography Department Mary Immaculate College and the Department of Life Sciences, University of Limerick).
The post-graduate student will focus on palaeolimnological applications of pseudofossil analyses (diatoms and cladocera) and the development of an Irish Ecoregion Community Training-set and Ecological Restoration Targets
This scholarship is directly linked to IN-SIGHT: Identification of reference-status for Irish lake typologies using palaeolimnological methods and techniques. This project was selected for funding under the ERTDI Programme 2000-2006 (Priority Area: Palaeolimnological Investigation for candidate reference lakes). This multi-disciplinary project involves personnel from Trinity College Dublin, University of Ulster Coleraine, NUI Dublin, University College London and MIC-University of Limerick.

For more information, please contact catherine.dalton@mic.ul.ie

Wright State University
The Department of Biological Sciences at Wright State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Aquatic Biology. To best complement current strengths in our Department, preference will be given to those specializing in aquatic community ecology, fish biology,, or aquatic toxicology. Research approaches ranging from organism biology to molecular biology will be considered. Candidates must have a doctorate by the job start date and post-doctoral experience is preferred. We expect the successful candidate to establish an externally funded research program and to teach aquatic biology core courses and an advanced specialty course. The candidate will also be expected to be an active participant participate in a new interdepartmental doctoral program in Environmental Sciences. We offer undergraduate programs in Biology, Environmental Health, Exercise Science and Medical Technology, M.Sc. programs in Biology and Environmental Sciences, and we participate in a doctoral program in Biomedical Sciences. Wright State University is ideally located for studies in aquatic biology, with easy access to collaborative studies with a variety of aquatic habitats and collaborating institutions.
More information about the position and our Department can be found at
Applications, including curriculum vitae, names and e-mail addresses , contact information for three references, and statements of research and of teaching interests should be sent to:
Aquatic Biology Search Committee
Department of Biological Sciences
Wright State University
Dayton, OH 45435-0001.
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2002, and continue until the position is filled. Candidates from groups underrepresented in academic science are strongly encouraged to apply. Wright State University is an EO/AAE.

A Research Specialist II position is available to conduct laboratory and field research associated with the joint University of South Carolina/SC Department of Natural Resources Algal Ecology Laboratory (AEL). Research focuses on harmful algal blooms, and tasks include identification, isolation, and culturing of phytoplankton, determination of phytoplankton community composition, and conducting bioassays and physiological experiments with phytoplankton field samples and cultures. An individual with expertise in microscopic analyses of phytoplankton, background in phytoplankton taxonomy, and phytoplankton culturing skills is required. Background in molecular DNA- or RNA-based techniques, microbiological techniques, and HPLC pigment analyses are pluses. Individuals are expected to be well-organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently or as part of a team. Development of independent research projects, further technical training, and educational opportunities are encouraged. The position requires a Masters degree in related field and at least 1 year experience, or a Bachelors degree and at least 3 years experience, or equivalent.
This position is through the University of South Carolina, and is located at the Hollings Marine Laboratory in Charleston, South Carolina.
Entry salary: $27,696 to $31,653 plus benefits, depending on qualifications. This is a grant-funded position.
An application for temporary employment (http://hr.sc.edu/hr/forms/tempkob1.pdf), resume, and references should be mailed to: University of South Carolina Employment Office, 508 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208. Applications may be faxed to 803-777-0302. Position vacancy #021026 must be listed on the application.
Contact: Dr. Alan J. Lewitus, Hollings Marine Laboratory, 331 Fort Johnson Road, Charleston, SC 29412. Tel 843-762-8868, Fax 843-762-8737; e-mail: lewitusa@belle.baruch.sc.edu
Review of applications will begin on 1 December 2002 and continue until the position is filled.

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