PhD graduate assistantship-Large river fish behavior

NREM, Iowa State University
Ames, IA
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Graduate Assistantships
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Conduct research evaluating Invasive Carp and big river native fish movements, behaviors, population dynamics, and management options in the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers and associated tributaries using a vast acoustic presence/absence and 2D acoustic telemetry arrays. Tremendous opportunity to work closely and collaboratively with a wide diversity of state and federal partners. The student will be responsible for field data collection, supervising field technicians, data entry and analysis, and annual reports. Thesis topics can be developed based in part on student’s interests.
MS degree in fisheries or related field and fisheries fieldwork experience. Candidates with demonstrated critical thinking, 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 in demanding outdoor conditions. Preferred start date is August 2023 but is flexible based on applicants availability. Send application (cover letter, résumé, transcripts, and contact information for 3 references) electronically to Dr. Michael Weber, Dept. of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Iowa State University, Application review will begin April 17 but applications will be accepted until filled
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Michael Weber
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