Job: M.S. or PhD Research Assistantship

Title M.S. or PhD Research Assistantship
Agency, Location Dept of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, VA Tech
Categories Student
Job # 10212
Salary The stipend is approximately $20,000/year, depending on qualifications; full tuition waiver; partial coverage of health benefits.
End Date Until filled
Responsibilities

The overall project goal is to assess trophic dynamics and interactions of muskellunge and smallmouth bass within a highly valued sportfishery in the New River, Virginia. To accomplish this goal, the student will assess population characteristics of both species, quantify food habits of muskellunge, and develop trophic and management models of the system.

Qualifications

B.S. or M.S. degree in fisheries science (or closely related field) is required. Preferred academic qualifications: cumulative GPA ≥ 3.5 and GRE scores above median in all categories.

Contact

Dr. Brian Murphy at below email.
For full description, please go to below link.

Email murphybr@vt.edu
Link http://fishwild.vt.edu/graduate/graduate_opportunities.htm