Alabama Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
21 K annually plus tuition remission
Last Date to Apply
The M.S. students will be responsible for developing a thesis that provides extensive information on the distribution, habitat use, and demographics of invasive carp and native fishes of the lower Mississippi River (Red River basin of OK, TX, and AR). Students will be co-advised by Dr. Shannon Brewer and Dr. Dennis Devries.
B.S. in fisheries science, ecology, or related field with experience with age and growth and basic fish sampling (electrofishing and use of gill, hoop, and other nets). Applicants should have >3.2 GPA and > 50% on GRE. Interested students should submit a CV with three references, and a writing sample (manuscript, review paper, or research paper for a course) to the investigator.