Graduate Assistantship in Crayfish Biology – Illinois

Agency
Universit of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Location
Champaign, IL
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
$1950 per month stipend
Start Date
01/15/2018
Last Date to Apply
11/01/2017
Description
Selected student will be part of a collaborative team of researchers examining the distribution of the invasive Virile Crayfish in southern Missouri. Project will involve substantial fieldwork in the Current River drainage within the Ozark National Scenic Riverway collecting crayfishes and water samples and measuring habitat variables. Laboratory work will focus on the development and testing of environmental DNA assays for the detection of invasive crayfishes in lotic waterways. Selected applicant would also be required to assist with some fish and crayfish sampling across Illinois.
Qualifications
BS in Ecology, Zoology, Fisheries, Biology or other related field and competitive GRE scores. Strong analytical skills are preferred.
Contact Person
Dr. Christopher A. Taylor
Contact Phone
217-244-2153
Contact eMail
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