Job: Graduate Research Assistant

Title Graduate Research Assistant
Agency, Location NE Angler Survey Project
Categories Student
Job # 10608
Salary 18000 per year
End Date Until filled
Responsibilities

Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, which is housed in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska.
The successful candidate will assess the spatial dynamics of recreational angling within and among lakes. This MS position is part of a larger project investigating dynamic relationships between anglers and sportfishes; as such, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with other graduate students (MS and PhD) on this project.

Qualifications

The successful applicant will be highly motivated and possess strong work ethics, excellent communication skills, and passion for collaborative research. Applicants must be comfortable interacting with members of the general public while working outside at night in remote locations and adverse weather conditions. Familiarity with spatial assessments is a plus. Applicants should possess a B.S. in fisheries/ecology/biology or related field and possess a valid driver’s license.

Contact

Applicants should create a single document (Word or PDF) that includes: 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 Dr. Chris Chizinski, below email with “SpatialAssistantship-Application” in the subject line. Applicants will be screened as they are received.

Email cchizinski2@unl.edu