Research Assistant I – Auburn University School Fisheries, Aquaculture & Aquatic Sciences: Auburn, AL

Agency
Auburn University
Location
Auburn, AL
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Last Date to Apply
05/05/2021
Website
https://www.auemployment.com/postings/22060
Description
THREE POSITIONS AVAILABLE! Individuals selected for these positions will assist with fieldwork (i.e., electrofishing, setting nets) on rivers and reservoirs in Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas working on current and future research projects. Additionally, the selected individuals will assist in laboratory work such as otolith preparation and fish aging. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Assist with fish sampling and habitat data/water quality collection efforts in the field (rivers and reservoirs); prepare otoliths for processing and assist with determining estimated age; take fin clips, weigh fish, and remove other structures and preserve for the PI; enter the field and laboratory data and provide summary tables; maintain laboratory and field equipment such as microscopes, electrofishing boats, boat motors, trailers, and trucks; and perform other duties as assigned. One-year limited-term positions. Continuation will be contingent upon the availability of funding. Additional information available at the following link:https://www.auemployment.com/postings/22060
Qualifications
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Fisheries, Natural Resource Ecology and Management, or a closely related field. Experience: Research Assistant I: No experience required for entry level I. $28,000 - $46,700 Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.
Contact Person
AU Agriculture Human Resources
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