Prospective Students

Research and Employment Opportunities:

We regularly offer excellent opportunities for scientists at all levels to join our research team at University of Rhode Island. Postdoctoral and graduate research opportunities are advertised widely and this page lists current openings. We encourage interested applicants to contact us about future opportunities that have not yet been advertised.

Postdoctoral Positions:

At least two positions should be available starting each fall, pending grant awards. Contact Dr. McWilliams directly about these opportunities.
Phone: 401-874-7531
Office: Coastal Institute in Kingston Rhode Island; Room 116

Graduate Research Assistantships:

Full-time research/teaching assistantships are usually available each Fall semester. These opportunities are usually advertised on the TWS listserv, the ESA listserv, the on-line Ornithological Newsletter, and other places. There are also links at the NRS homepage that provide further information about the Graduate Program at URI. All graduate students in our research team are trained as part of one of two graduate programs: Ecology & Ecosystem Sciences, or Integrative & Evolutionary Biology.