PEARL  Paleoecological Environmental Assessment and Research Laboratory

  Department of Biology, Queen's University, Kingston ON, Canada, K7L 3N6

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Graduate Opportunities at PEARL

When positions are available, John Smol and Brian Cumming both accept graduate students into their respective programs in the Department of Biology at Queen's University at the Paleoecological Environmental  Assessment and Research Laboratory (PEARL). Financial support is guaranteed for a period of 2 years for a M.Sc. and 4 years for a Ph.D. All applicants require a 4-year B.Sc. degree with a minimum of an upper 'B' average. Applicant should have: i) a minimum of an upper 'B' average in an Honours (i.e., 4-year) undergraduate B.Sc. program; ii) an intense interest in aquatic ecology, water resources and environmental change; iii) the ability to work both independently and as part of a team; and iv) good interpersonal and writing skills. Skills related to outdoor activities and water safety would also be considered favourably. If you are interested, please contact John Smol or Brian Cumming and visit for the application procedure.