Job: Fisheries Research Associate

Title Fisheries Research Associate
Agency, Location MS State Univ
Categories Professional
Job # 10699
Salary $35,000 per year
End Date until filled

The successful candidate will participate in a multi-agency study of entrainment of endangered pallid sturgeon at water diversion structures in the lower Mississippi River. The candidate will lead field crews in capture, tagging, and telemetry of pallid sturgeon and management and analysis of fishery data.


Successful candidates must be energetic and responsible indiividuals with experience operating and maintaining outboard powered boats and working in large navigable waters and have leadership and organization skills to lead a multi-agency work group of fisheries biologists and graduate research assistants. Preference will be given to candidates with strong multivariate statistical skills. Applicants should possess, at a minimum, a B.S. in fisheries.


Applicants should submit a single document (Word file or PDF) that includes a 1) Letter of interest, 2) CV, 3) unofficial transcripts, 4) unofficial GRE scores, and 5) a list of three references with their contact information. This file should be attached to an email sent to Hal Schramm at below email.