Rice University Offers PhD opportunities in Global Change Ecology

Posted on October 7, 2022
Rice University Offers PhD opportunities in Global Change Ecology
Position Title: 
PhD Student



Position Summary:
PhD opportunities in global change ecology at Rice University
The McCary (mattmccary.com) and Miller (miller-lab-ecology.weebly.com) Labs in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Graduate Program at Rice University are jointly looking to recruit 1-2 PhD students to start Fall 2023 on a recently funded NSF project. We are looking for students interested in climate-induced shifts in plant and insect communities and linking those changes to ecosystem functioning.

Applicants interested in joining the Matt McCary and Tom Miller Labs at Rice University should contact us directly via email (matt.mccary@rice.edu). The email should include (1) a 1-page
summary of your academic background, research interests, and motivation for earning a graduate degree and (2) your CV. Successful applicants will receive a tuition waiver, health care, and a
competitive stipend from guaranteed fellowship support. Rice’s Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Graduate Program does not require GRE scores, and there is no application fee.

The McCary Lab, Miller Lab, and EEB program at Rice are committed to supporting members from backgrounds that have historically been and continue to be marginalized. We are devoted to creating a working environment free of discrimination based on any aspects of individuals’ identities, including race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, and age.

Rice University is in Houston, Texas—the most diverse big city in the nation. Houston was ranked as the 11th best city in America according to the 2022 Best Cities rankings. Rice is also ranked 6th in the 2022 Niche.com best national university rankings