Job: M.S. Assistantship in Salmon & Climate Change

Title M.S. Assistantship in Salmon & Climate Change
Agency, Location Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research
Categories Student
Job # 10459
Salary $31,000 per year, plus tuition waiver and student health benefits for two years. The incumbent will be expected to serve as a teaching assistant for one semester
End Date Open until filled
Responsibilities

Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit & School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF). Expected start date is Fall of 2014. Analyze historical data, conduct fieldwork in remote field camps, and run a salmon embryo rearing experiment in the lab.

Qualifications

B.S. in fisheries, ecology, or closely related field. Fieldwork experience preferred. Interests in quantitative ecology, evolution, experimental design, and statistics using packages such as Program R, are desirable.

Contact

Send the following via email to both Dr. Falke (Jeffrey.Falke@alaska.edu) and Dr. Westley (pwestley@alaska.edu): cover letter describing your personal interests, experiences, and goals; CV;copies of unofficial transcripts; GRE scores; and contact information for three references.

Link (https://www.sfos.uaf.edu/directory/faculty/falke/) and (https://www.sfos.uaf.edu/directory/faculty/westley/)