Job: Fisheries Biologist

Title Fisheries Biologist
Agency, Location PNNL, WA
Categories Permanent
Job # 10567
Salary Varied
End Date Until filled

Post Master’s Research Associate – Fisheries Biologist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Richland Washington)

Assist with laboratory investigations on the influence of implanting transmitters into fish. Assist with research examining damage to fish exposed to conditions characteristic of hydroturbine passage. Assist with research using acoustic and radio telemetry to determine behavior and survival of salmonids. Responsibilities include field and lab work handling fish, conducting in-depth necropsies, maintaining fish populations and aquaculture facilities, data processing and analysis, field deployment of telemetry gear and assisting with implantation of transmitters in fish.


The candidates will have a master’s degree in biology or a fisheries related field. Knowledge of fish ecology and physiology is desirable. Experience with implanting fish with transmitters, telemetry systems, fish culture, data management, statistical software and writing and publishing are also desirable. Language skills are preferred but not required (Portuguese, Spanish or SE Asian dialects).


To apply: Visit and search job posting #303264

Additional information available from:
Dr. David Geist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Ecology Group
Richland, WA 99354