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Graduate Assistantship in Crayfish Biology – Illinois
Universit of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
$1950 per month stipend
Last Date to Apply
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.
BS in Ecology, Zoology, Fisheries, Biology or other related field and competitive GRE scores. Strong analytical skills are preferred.