Conduct research on coldwater stream fish communities in the Driftless Region of NE Iowa, with an emphasis on remnant populations of native Brook Trout. The student will coordinate field data collection, analyze and archive data, prepare annual progress reports, and other routine duties as needed.
B.S. degree in fisheries or related field and fisheries fieldwork experience. Candidates with demonstrated written and oral communication and analytical skills, and strong academic credentials are preferred. Experience using GIS is beneficial but not required. Applicant must be able to work independently, highly motivated, demonstrate a strong work ethic, be physically capable, and willing to work long hours in demanding outdoor conditions.
Send application (cover letter, résumé, transcripts, GRE scores, and contact information of 3 references) electronically to Dr. Michael Weber, Dept. of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Iowa State University, firstname.lastname@example.org.