The Forest Entomology Laboratory (http://www.kamal.gandhi.uga.edu/) at the University of Georgia is a dynamic group that works on a broad range of ecological issues, forest insect species, and ecosystems across the country. The mission of the Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center (http://www.jonesctr.org) is to provide excellence in natural resource management and conservation of southeastern coastal plain ecosystems. Further training in forest ecology, entomology, and pathology will be provided. A competitive PhD assistantship for 3-4 years along with full tuition waiver is available. Interested students should submit a statement of interest, current CV along with contact information for 3 references, and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Kamal Gandhi (firstname.lastname@example.org; 706-542-4614).
The Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources (http://www.warnell.uga.edu/) is the oldest forestry school in the South, has >70 faculty working in diverse fields, and provides exemplary training of students in the fields of forestry, ecology, and conservation biology. The School is housed in a four-building complex on campus, and has >23,000 acres in the state for research, teaching, and service activities. The University of Georgia (http://www.uga.edu/) is a “land-grant and sea-grant university, and is also the state’s oldest, most comprehensive and most diversified institution of higher education”. Its motto is: “to teach, to serve and to inquire into the nature of things”. The University of Georgia is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.