MS or PhD Graduate Research Assistant-Louisiana

Agency
Louisiana State University
Location
Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
$22,000/year, plus tuition coverage
Start Date
06/01/2019
Last Date to Apply
02/28/2019
Website
http://sites01.lsu.edu/faculty/smidway
Description
A graduate assistantship is available at the MS or PhD level in Louisiana State University’s (LSU) Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences (DOCS) starting in 2019 (start date flexible). The successful applicant will work on evaluating recreational fisheries catch data from a mobile self-reporting app. Catch data will be analyzed, interpreted, and compared to other methods of recreational fisheries catch reporting for sport fishes in Louisiana. The work will be done in collaboration with state agencies. Additionally, there exists the strong possibility to couple the analytical work with field and/or lab work and other questions, depending on student motivations and interest.
Qualifications
1) BS degree in Fisheries, Marine Science/Biology, Ecology, or a related field (MS preferred if applying for PhD); 2) GPA > 3.0 and competitive GRE scores; 3) Previous research experience in the field of fisheries ecology and/or recreational fisheries; 4) Highly motivated and capable of working independently Email to Dr. Steve Midway (smidway@lsu.edu) a single, merged PDF including 1) cover letter describing research experience and interests, 2) CV or resume, 3) transcripts (unofficial is acceptable), 4) GRE scores, and 5) contact information of three professional references.
Contact Person
Steve Midway
Contact eMail
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