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Title of job being offered: Conover Ph.D. Assistantship
Organization offering job: Clemson University
Brief job description (250 words max): Faculty members in the Park and Conservation Area Management (PCAM) concentration are currently seeking well-qualified Ph.D. applicants for the Conover Assistantship. The Conover Ph.D. Assistantship, made possible through the generous support of Dr. Richard Conover, Faculty Emeritus, and his wife, Sandra, is awarded biannually to an outstanding Ph.D. applicant to support their graduate education. The selected student will begin the Ph.D. program in January 2018 or August 2018. The Conover Assistantship will fund the selected student for $17,500 during the 9-month academic year and includes a full tuition wavier. It is renewable for 4 academic years, contingent upon satisfactory performance. Additional pay is often available during the summer months to teach and/or work on grant-funded projects. Well-qualified applicants with interests in PCAM (broadly defined to include allied fields of human dimensions of wildlife, ecotourism, conservation biology, landscape planning, environmental education, outdoor recreation, etc.) are encouraged to apply.  Those interested in the Conover Assistantship should email Mrs. Sabrina McCall ( a CV, a writing sample (e.g., thesis, report or paper), and a one to two page description of your specific research interests and/or your intended dissertation topic. Review of materials will start June 30, 2017. Selected applicants will then visit campus and meet with faculty.  The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management is one of the oldest and largest programs of its type in the country. Questions regarding PCAM or the Ph.D. program can be directed to Dr. Jeffrey Hallo at
Salary/compensation: 17,500 plus tuition
Deadline to apply: 06/30/2017
For further information, or to apply, go to the following website or contact the following person: See announcement