Two PhD positions available: the ecology and/or evolutionary biology of sessile marine invertebrates

Two fully-funded PhD stipends are available to students interested in working on the evolutionary ecology of sessile marine invertebrates in Prof Dustin Marshall’s Marine Evolutionary Ecology Group (MEEG). The specifics of the project will joint collaboration between student and supervisor.

The stipends include all course fees plus ~$26,288 AUD per annum tax-free (the equivalent of approx. $33,000 before tax) with no teaching requirements for 3.5 years (the length of a PhD in Australia).

Guaranteed funding of project costs and research support, including the costs of attending at least one conference per year, is included

Project start dates can be any time in 2016.

To be eligible, applicants must have completed at least one year of post-graduate research in ecology and/or evolution.

Preference will be given to those with strong quantitative skills and publications in international journals.

Interested students should send a CV, brief statement of interests and contact details of two referees to

Applications are now closed.