Job: M.S. or PhD Rsch. Assistantship in Fish Health

Title M.S. or PhD Rsch. Assistantship in Fish Health
Agency, Location Univ of ID, Moscow
Categories Student
Job # 09912
Salary MS: $17,000; PhD: $20,000 plus full tuition/insurance coverage (approximately $9,500/year)
End Date Until Filled

Conduct research on stress-mediated disease risks and novel pathogens associated with “Burbot” (Lota lota). The student is expected to develop a thesis/dissertation and publish results in appropriate high quality/impact journals.

A student would ideally start in May/June of 2013.


Candidates with demonstrated written and oral communication skills and strong academic credentials are preferred. Applicant must be highly motivated and demonstrate a strong work ethic. For MS or PhD: must have a B.S. or MS in microbiology, fisheries, aquaculture or closely related field, respectively. The student must have a strong interest in Fish Health and/or Aquaculture research, a minimum GPA of 3.0, and GRE scores of at least 1100 (verbal + quantitative).


Please send pre-application material (cover letter, résumé, unofficial transcripts, GRE scores, and contact information of 3 references) to Dr. Ken Cain at below email.
Formal applications must be submitted through Graduate Admissions office at below link.