MS and PhD positions in Fish Physiology at Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Posted on September 18, 2023
Expires: October 13, 2023

Dr. Angelina Dichiera is looking for 1-2 motivated M.S. or Ph.D. students to investigate how fishes of the Chesapeake Bay region cope with environmental stressors. The Graduate Research Assistant position will be fully funded for up to three years for MSc and up to five years for PhD, and students will be enrolled in the graduate program through College of William & Mary’s School of Marine Science at VIMS located in Gloucester Point, VA.

Interested applicants can find more information on the positions at: To be considered, applicants should email Dr. Dichiera ( a CV or resume, the contact information for three references, and responses to the following questions:

  1. What are your research interests and why you are pursuing graduate studies?
  2. How will this help you achieve your long-term goals?
  3. How would you contribute to an inclusive and collaborative research team?
  4. How have your personal and academic experiences prepared you for graduate studies?

Please contact Dr. Dichiera by October 13, 2023. Virtual interviews will be conducted in October 2023. Selected applicants will then be invited to formally apply for admission to the graduate program at VIMS. Applications to VIMS are due January 1, 2024.

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