Research will investigate invasive carp movement and survival in tributaries of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers 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. Student will work closely and collaborate with a number of state and federal partners.
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 email@example.com
Start date is between August 2021 and January 2022.