Job: Graduate Research Assistantship

Title Graduate Research Assistantship
Agency, Location SUNY College of Enviro Science and Forestry
Categories Student
Job # 09888
Salary $18,000 per year, tuition waiver, housing available during field season.
End Date 1/30 or until filled
Responsibilities

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Department of Environmental and Forest Biology
Syracuse, NY 13210
Participate in a large river fisheries research program on the St. Lawrence River Work with an interdisciplinary team in a partnership with government agencies. The position requires experience with molecular biology (PCR). Research involves an intensive field and analytical effort toward restoration/enhancement effort for native fishes and investigating sex-ratio imbalance in the northern pike population with molecular laboratory methods. Applicant must develop independent research in addition to fulfilling grant requirements.

Qualifications

BS in biology, fisheries, or aquatic sciences. Evidence of strong past academic performance (GPA and GRE). Strong field, laboratory and analytical skills or potential preferred. The applicant must be highly motivated and demonstrate a strong work ethic.

Contact

Chris M. Whipps (Molecular biology); John M. Farrell (Population ecology). To apply: Office of Instruction & Graduate Studies (see below link).
cwhipps@esf.edu; jmfarrell@esf.edu

Link http://www.esf.edu/graduate/admission.htm