Ph.D. opportunity in interdisciplinary conservation, Clemson

FW by Andy Wilson
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We are seeking a Ph.D. student interested in the interdisciplinary aspects of conservation willing to undertake a far-reaching project with field work throughout the United States. The project involves assessing the social and environmental consequences of conservation easements, and is funded under the Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems program. A team of researchers from the Departments of Planning, Development, and Preservation; Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management; and Forestry and Environmental Conservation are working together. This student will be in the Ph.D. program in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology under the direction of Dr. Rob Baldwin. We are looking for a student with exceptional ability to work independently off campus, interact positively with landowners and county officials, be productive in a range of field and travel environments, and participate in analyzing and interpreting results from a large, interdisciplinary dataset. Ideally we seek a mature student with travel and work experience. Competitive stipend.

Clemson University is a land grant university located in the Upper-Piedmont-Blue Ridge region of South Carolina. We are surrounded by lakes and southern Appalachia, and a half-day’s drive from marshes and beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. At 22,000 students Clemson is a research university with an emphasis on quality of life and instruction, at all levels. For more information and to apply contact Rob Baldwin baldwi6@clemson.edu.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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