Job: MS Research Assistantship

Title MS Research Assistantship
Agency, Location IL Natural History Survey
Categories Student
Job # 10017
Salary $18,600 plus full tuition waiver
End Date until filled
Responsibilities

IL Natural History Survey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

We recently received state and Federal funding to expand its large-river fish ecology program. We seek applications from potential candidates experienced in river ecology, fish biology, or fishery management with a desire to pursue a MS degree under the supervision of Drs. Yong Cao and John Epifanio. The student will 1) collect samples of fish and measure multiple water-quality variables in several non-wadeable rivers in Illinois, 2) model fish assemblage-environment relationships, 3) assist in writing project reports.

Qualifications

GPA > 3.25 and GRE > 70%, capable of demanding field work, and exceptional writing and analytical skills. Previous field-work experience in large rivers and boat electrofishing is desirable.

Contact

Send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and the contact information of three references to Dr. Yong Cao at below email.

Email yongcao@illinois.edu