Job: MS/PhD Graduate Research Assistantship

Title MS/PhD Graduate Research Assistantship
Agency, Location Mississippi State Univ
Categories Student
Job # 10402
Salary $16,500 + tuition, fees, and insurance. PhD: $23,500 + tuition, fees, and insurance
End Date until filled
Responsibilities

This study will determine temperature effects on largemouth bass survival and physiology. The candidate will be responsible for pond rearing of largemouth bass and all laboratory activities necessary to determine the water temperature at which mortality rate of largemouth bass subjected to simulated angler capture and tournament handling increases, procedures to minimize mortality, and the effect of temperature on the physiological processes that enable largemouth bass to better recover from the stress of angler capture (PhD student only).

Beginning June 2014

Qualifications

All candidates must have minimum 3.0 GPA and GRE scores (verbal + quantitative) of 1000 (approximately 300 on new scale). Submit CV, GRE scores, and names and contact information for at least three references.

Contact

Hal Schramm, Mississippi Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit.

Email hschramm@cfr.msstate.edu
Link http://www.cfr.msstate.edu/wildlife/ and http://www.coopunits.org/Mississippi/
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