Masters graduate student position Available: Avian Ecology and Ecotoxicology

There is a current opening for one M.Sc. graduate student position in Avian Ecology and Ecotoxicology at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada.  

The selected student will develop and conduct a research study, using both captive and wild birds, to evaluate how changes in spring temperatures might influence the health of shorebirds, through various effects with consequences for physiological and fitness related trade-offs.

The ideal student should have relevant experience in conducting field-based studies and should be willing to develop their quantitative skills.   Please see the pdf for more details regarding qualifications and position duties. 

The anticipated start date is January 2017, with field work commencing in early May.  Applications should be received by December 1, 2016, but suitible candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP.  Please send your application to