Job: M.S. assistantship

Title M.S. assistantship
Agency, Location IA State Univ
Categories Student
Job # 09897
Salary $19,632/year, benefits and 50% in-state tuition waiver
End Date until filled

Iowa State University, Dept. of Natural Resource Ecology and Management
Conduct research focused on evaluating landscape (e.g. land use) and local (e.g. food web) factors affecting mercury concentrations in fishes across Iowa. Student is responsible for data collection, analysis, presentation, and publication.

Open until filled – application review begins March 1, 2013. Tentative start date – July 1, 2013.


Bachelor’s degree in fisheries ecology or management 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 be physically capable and willing to work long hours in demanding outdoor conditions.


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