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

Update: applications are now closed.

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

The stipends include all course fees plus approximately $25,000 AUD per annum tax-free (the equivalent of approximately $33,000 AUD before tax) with no teaching requirements for 3.5 years (the length of a PhD in Australia).

I can guarantee funding of project costs and research support including the costs of attending at least one conference per year.

Project start dates can be any time in 2013.

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

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

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

Applications close Monday 21 January 2013. Update: applications are now closed.