Dolph Schluter

Evolution and Ecology

Completing Darwin's work on evolution by unlocking the mysteries of how natural selection drives the origin of new species.

"The diversity of life is the most astonishing thing to happen in the universe since the Big Bang, and we need to understand it better if we hope to preserve it."

According to Schluter you need a passion for natural history to get a career in evolutionary biology, but there are plenty of jobs. Examples include environmental monitoring, consulting, and professions such as veterinary medicine. He also suggests careers in physiology, medicine, laboratory technical jobs, and the many career possibilities in third world development projects involving animals and people.

Career ideas:

  • Government paleontologist
  • University professor
  • Laboratory scientist
  • Chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and pulp/paper industries staff scientist
  • Petroleum/mining consultant
  • Private consulting scientist

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