Prospective Students

Thank you very much for your interest in my lab at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center.

Prospective graduate students: I am recruiting a dual degree Masters student through the University of Maine’s School of Marine Sciences for Fall 2017. Interested? Please email me at heather.leslie@maine.edu ASAP for more details, after reading this. Applications should be submitted through UMaine’s Graduate School, after we’ve connected by email.

Prospective postdocs: I am recruiting a postdoc to study the ecological and human dimensions of coupled social-ecological systems associated with small scale fisheries. Early career scholars with expertise in the ecological and/or social sciences and a strong commitment to interdisciplinary, engaged scholarship are encouraged to apply. Travel to Mexico and residence in midcoast Maine at the Darling Marine Center is required. Please email heather.leslie@maine.edu for more details. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 15, 2016, with the expectation of the successful candidate starting by June 1, 2017.

Undergraduates: Whether you are a UMaine student or not, consider applying for our Semester by the Sea program, and experiencing marine science in an intimate and exciting environment during the fall semester at the Darling Marine Center. Opportunities for independent research also exist in the summer and fall; please contact me for details.