Fisheries Research Scientist – Senior-Wisconsin

Agency
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Location
Madison, Wisconsin
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$18.00 - $22.47/hour
Start Date
04/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
02/23/2018
Website
http://dnr.wi.gov/x87201/employment/lte/q207ltes.asp
Description
Assist with all aspects of fisheries research conducted at the Science Operations Center, with the scope of research being statewide in nature. Job duties include field work, data collection, data analysis, and writing reports and publications. The job requires office, laboratory, and field work and situations where the incumbent will work in teams and serve as a crew leader. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply for both positions below as one candidate may be selected to make this a full-time, dual appointment LTE position. http://dnr.wi.gov/x87201/employment/lte/q207lted.asp?v_request_id_seq_no=11824 http://dnr.wi.gov/x87201/employment/lte/q207lted.asp?v_request_id_seq_no=11825
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: - Knowledge of fish identification, fisheries biology and physiology, fish sampling techniques, statistics, limnology, and ecological modeling. - Knowledge of and experience in scientific report writing, peer-reviewed publications, and presentations. - Willingness to work in inclement and variable weather conditions. - Work-shift flexibility and working weekends/holidays is required. Preferred Qualifications: - Experience with boat trailering, boat operation, electrofishing, various forms of fisheries field sampling techniques, and hydroacoustics. - Experience in standard fisheries statistical analyses and ecological modeling. - Experience with various forms of fish age estimation. - A M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Fisheries or related field
Contact Person
Greg Sass
Contact Phone
715-891-1875
Contact eMail
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