Ph.D. Assistantship: Effects of sucker gigging on fish populations in rivers and reservoirs of Oklahoma

Agency
Oklahoma State University
Location
Stillwater, OK
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
$19,500-$24,600 (depending on qualifications and availability of supplemental awards) plus health insurance and full tuition waver.
Last Date to Apply
05/01/2018
Website
http://nrem.okstate.edu/shouplab/Prosp-studnts.php
Description
Evaluate the effects of sucker gigging tournaments on fish populations of Spavinaw Creek and Eucha Reservoir, with the goal of determining the sustainable harvest level for this fishery and the implications of overharvest to the fish community. The successful candidate will need to be able to collaborate with state agency personnel and should have strong quantitative and field-sampling skills. The student will be co-advised by Drs. Dan Shoup and Shannon Brewer.
Qualifications
M.S. degree in fisheries, biology, or related field; competitive GPA & GRE scores. To apply, send 1) Cover letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) all college transcripts, 4) GRE scores, 5) a scientific writing sample (e.g., term paper, lab report etc.), and 6) contact information for 3 references to dshoup@okstate.edu and shannon.brewer@okstate.edu. Start date negotiable (summer or fall 2018 semester)
Contact Person
Dan Shoup
Contact Phone
4057449671
Contact eMail
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