MSc és PhD ösztöndíj: Muskox Disease Ecology, Kanada

Graduate Student Positions in Muskox Disease Ecology, Epidemiology and Public Health in the Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Positions are available for two graduate students, MSc and PhD, to study muskox disease ecology,
epidemiology and public health starting September 2012 in the Department of Ecosystem and Public
Health at the University of Calgary. The Principal Investigators are Drs. Sylvia Checkley and
Susan Kutz (Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine) working in collaboration with researchers from the Government of Nunavut and the Government of the Northwest Territories. A stipend of $20 000 Canadian will be available with potential for more funding.


We seek two self-motivated, industrious person to begin a Master’s and PhD graduate programs starting Fall 2012. Experience and demonstrated interest in wildlife conservation or medicine and northern studies is essential, as
is the ability to work cooperatively with a multidisciplinary group is essential. For the MSc position, applicants should have a BSc or similar degree; for the PhD position, the applicant should have an MSc in epidemiology, wildlife
ecology, or related field. A DVM degree may be an asset but is not required.

Start date:

September 1, 2012

Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2012, or until suitable applicants are identified.

Application: Send a letter of introduction describing research interests and experience, a current CV, an unofficial copy of transcripts, and 3 references to Dr. Sylvia Checkley, Department of Ecosystem and Public Health,
University of Calgary, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. Phone: (403) 210-7409 Fax: (403) 210-9740, Email: You may also contact Dr. Checkley for further information.