MS Graduate Assistantship in Fisheries: Iowa

Agency
Iowa State University
Location
Ames, Iowa
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
$26,400/year, benefits, and 50% tuition waiver
Start Date
06/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
05/12/2021
Website
http://www.nrem.iastate.edu
Description
Research will investigate invasive carp movement and spread in tributaries of the Missouri River and the potential for barriers to limit or stop the spread of invasive carp. Student will assist with the collection of fish in the field and processing samples in the laboratory, deploy and maintain acoustic telemetry receivers in a river, and tag fish with acoustic transmitters to assess seasonal tributary movements.
Qualifications
B.S. degree in fisheries or related field. Experience with acoustic telemetry is beneficial but not required. Candidates with demonstrated written and oral communication, analytical skills, and strong academic credentials are preferred. Applicant must be highly motivated, demonstrate a strong work ethic, and be physically capable and willing to work long hours in demanding outdoor conditions. Send application (cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts, and contact information of 3 references) electronically to Dr. Michael Weber mjw@iastate.edu
Contact Person
Dr. Michael Weber
Contact eMail
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