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PhD position in behavioral ecology at Clark University
Grad Positions
Posted Oct 31
The McCullough lab at Clark University is looking for a motivated and creative PhD student to join our research team, starting Fall 2023. Research in the McCullough lab focuses on sexual selection, reproductive evolution, and behavioral ecology in arthropods. The student will be encouraged to develop their own dissertation project related to one of the following themes:
1)    Interactions between pre- and post-mating sexual selection in dung beetles
2)    Evolution of male seminal fluid in dimorphic dung beetles
Admitted students are guaranteed five years teaching assistantships, which includes a tuition waiver, competitive stipend, and health insurance. Interested students are encouraged to email Erin at Please include: 1) a brief statement describing your interest in joining the lab, 2) your resume/CV, and 3) names and contact information for three references and their relationship to you (e.g., professor, supervisor). Informal inquiries are welcome.
The application deadline for the Graduate Program is January 15.
To apply, please visit:
The Biology Department is a close-knit community dedicated to excellent research and teaching. Clark University is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, the second-largest city in New England. It is a culturally rich city with a vibrant food scene and ample access to the outdoors, just an hour outside of Boston.
For more information about the McCullough lab and the Biology Department at Clark: