The successful candidate will complete research and coursework for a Master of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife Science. The primary focus of the research is open-ended, but with a particular opportunity to build on recent research on the behavior, movements, habitat use, and/or sampling procedures for blue or flathead catfish. Individuals must be physically capable of working long hours in demanding outdoor conditions, and are expected to assist with other projects as needed. This is a teaching assistantship that requires teaching two lower-level undergraduate laboratories weekly. The listed starting date of January 1, 2018 is flexible. The search may be extended pending selection of an acceptable candidate and the availability of that candidate. Position is open until closed.
A bachelor's degree in fisheries science or a related degree and completion of the GRE. Send resume, transcripts, GRE scores, and two letters of recommendation to email@example.com. Applicants are expected to be highly motivated, to work independently, and to have demonstrated a strong interest in fisheries and the fisheries profession. Position is open until an acceptable candidate has been selected.