An M.S. track research assistantship in the UMass Intercampus Marine Science Graduate Program is available at the School for Marine Science & Technology at UMass Dartmouth with a primary focus on modeling fishing gear. The research project, funded for one year, seeks to understand the flow around a dredge using numerical models to better understand the influence of dredge geometry on fishing selectivity and bycatch.
Applicants should have an accredited undergraduate degree in engineering, biology, or related discipline. Candidates having documented prior
experience with numerical modeling are strongly preferred. Additionally, professional competence and good command of oral and written english are essential. The appointment is contingent upon the acceptance of the applicant into the UMass Intercampus Marine Science Graduate Program.
To find out more and to be considered for this position please send your CV/resume to Prof. Geoffrey Cowles (firstname.lastname@example.org). Further information about policies and entrance requirements pertaining to program admission can be found at https://marine.massachusetts.edu/