Job: M.S. Assistantship

Title M.S. Assistantship
Agency, Location Dept of Fish and Wildlife Cons., Virginia Tech
Categories Student
Job # 10123
Salary Stipend ($20,000-$23,000) plus tuition
End Date 8/15 or until filled
Responsibilities

M.S. Assistantship in Fisheries Population Dynamics and Conservation

Conduct spatial population dynamics and stock assessment modeling based on tag-recapture studies and fisheries data. Duties will include conducting spatial dynamics modeling, coordinating with other investigators, preparing reports and presentations for scientific audiences, and submitting manuscripts based on his/her work to peer-reviewed journals.

Qualifications

B.S. in fisheries, ecology, statistics, or related field. The most qualified applicant will have a strong quantitative background, and a strong interest in population dynamics. A proven publication record, knowledge of R, MATLAB and/or other computing languages will be assets for appropriate candidates. Position starts immediately or Spring 2014 semester.

Contact

Please email a letter of interest, CV, unofficial transcripts, GRE scores, and the names of three faculty references to Dr. Yan Jiao yjiao@vt.edu.

Complete job posting can be found at below link.

Link http://fishwild.vt.edu/graduate/graduate_opportunities.htm