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.
- 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.
- 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