PhD student will evaluate population dynamics of Walleye and Muskellunge and the ability of physical barriers to mitigate escapement from reservoirs. Project will involve field data collection (e.g., mark-recapture, acoustic telemetry) and manipulative laboratory experiments. Student will be responsible for data collection, supervising field technicians, data entry and analysis, and annual reports. Opportunities exist to develop research questions based on students interests.
M.S. degree in fisheries or related field. Experience with population modelling 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 GRE scores, and contact information of 3 references) electronically to Dr. Michael Weber email@example.com
Position is open until filled.