Job: MS Graduate Assistant ship

Title MS Graduate Assistant ship
Agency, Location Humboldt State University
Categories Student
Job # 10051
Salary Approximately $13,000/yr plus $6,000/yr toward tuition.
End Date 7/15 or until filled
Responsibilities

The successful candidate will develop a habitat-based population model for ESA-listed coho salmon in California coastal streams. Specific responsibilities will include formulating a flexible stage-structured model framework, extracting parameter estimates and functional habitat relationships from existing data, and contributing to field data collection to fill information gaps. The model will provide a platform for integrating information from ongoing population monitoring efforts and a transparent process for generating hypotheses about critical limiting factors for coho salmon populations in the study area.

Qualifications

Applicants should have a BS in fisheries, ecology, or a related field with competitive GPA and GRE scores. Prefer candidates with advanced coursework in population biology and statistics.

Contact

Submit a letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts and GRE scores, and contact information for three references to Darren Ward at email below.

Email darren.ward@humboldt.edu
Link http://users.humboldt.edu/dward