Job: M.S. Graduate Research Asst.

Title M.S. Graduate Research Asst.
Agency, Location Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Cons, VA Tech
Categories Student
Job # 10638
Salary The assistantship covers tuition and a competitive stipend ($20,000-$22,000) per year. Expected starting date: Fall Semester 2014.
End Date 7/30 or until filled

M.S. Graduate Research Asst. in Fisheries Population Dynamics and Conservation

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


Applicants must have a 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. Knowledge of computing languages will be an asset for appropriate candidates.


Please email a letter of interest, CV, unofficial transcripts, GRE test scores, and the names of 3 faculty references to Dr. Yan Jiao at below email. Selected applicants will need to apply to the Virginia Tech Graduate School before acceptance.