Job: M.S. assistantship

Title M.S. assistantship
Agency, Location Iowa State Univ
Categories Student
Job # 10386
Salary $19,632/year, benefits and 50% in-state tuition waiver
End Date until filled

Iowa State Univ, Natural Resource Ecology and Management

Evaluate Asian carp populations in tributaries of the Mississippi River across southeastern Iowa. The study will be directed by scientists at Iowa State University and the USGS and will work closely with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The student will work collaboratively with another graduate student on all aspects of the project and will supervise technicians, maintain data quality control, analysis, preparation of annual progress reports, and other duties as needed.

Review of applications begins February 10, 2014. Tentative start date is May 12, 2014.


Bachelor’s degree in fisheries ecology or related field. Coursework and fieldwork experience in fisheries is highly desirable. Candidates with demonstrated written and oral communication, analytical skills, and strong academic credentials are preferred. Applicant must be highly motivated, demonstrate a strong work ethic, and physically capable and willing to work long hours.


Send pre-application (cover letter, résumé, unofficial transcripts, GRE scores, and contact information of 3 references) electronically to Dr. Michael Weber at below email.