MS Graduate Assistantship in Fisheries: Iowa

Agency
Iowa State University
Location
Ames, Iowa
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
~$25,000/year plus benefits and 50% tuition waiver
Start Date
05/17/2021
Last Date to Apply
02/15/2021
Website
http://www.nrem.iastate.edu
Description
Seeking a highly motivated MS student to conduct research evaluating movements and population dynamics of Walleye in Big Sandy Lake, MN. Student will work closely with MN DNR during data collection in the field (mark-recapture, acoustic telemetry) and will be responsible for data entry and analysis, annual reports, and publishing scientific manuscripts.
Qualifications
B.S. degree in fisheries or related field. Experience with acoustic telemetry and mark-recapture analyses 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 outdoors. Send application (cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts, and contact information of 3 references, combined into one PDF) electronically to Dr. Michael Weber mjw@iastate.edu Application review begins February 15, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Targeted start date is mid-May 2021.
Contact Person
Dr. Michael Weber
Contact eMail
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