Job: Fish Physiologist / Fish Biologist

Title Fish Physiologist / Fish Biologist
Agency, Location Smith-Root, Inc., Vancouver, WA
Categories Permanent
Job # 10698
Salary Commensurate
End Date 9/29

Develop, manage and assist in applied field and laboratory-based research concerning the conservation of native species and management or control of non-native fish and invertebrates. The successful candidate will work with Smith-Root clients and engineers to address these challenges using Smith-Root technologies and other emerging techniques. The person will work closely with other Smith-Root scientists and project managers to develop proposals, conduct research, analyze data, prepare scientific manuscripts, technical reports, and communicate findings to non-technical and technical audiences. Preferred candidates will have an advanced degree in fish physiology, fisheries biology or a closely related field. Professional biologists with exceptional skill sets and qualifications will also be considered.
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Pre-employment drug screening will be required.


Master’s degree and two years’ experience conducting fisheries/aquatic organism research. Demonstrated ability to lead and conduct applied research projects.
Excellent writing and communication skills. Experience with fish response to electrical or other stimuli is desirable. Experience conducting and statistically analyzing fish movement studies or experience with acoustic telemetry and animal behavior software is a plus. Candidates with experience with eDNA sampling and analysis will also be considered.


Send cover letter describing your experience and qualifications, curriculum vitae and names of three references to Phil Moy, PhD, Chief Scientist c/o Alecia Malone at below email.