Job: Ph.D. Grad Research Assistantship in Salmon Ecology

Title Ph.D. Grad Research Assistantship in Salmon Ecology
Agency, Location AK Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Categories Student
Job # 09836
Salary $33,600 per year, plus tuition waiver and student health benefits for 4 years.
End Date Until filled

Successful applicant will evaluate the role of hydrologic variability as a mechanism driving mortality and recruitment of Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in arctic freshwater ecosystems.
Preferred start date is Summer 2013 (funding dependent).


M.S. in fisheries biology, ecology, or closely related field. Interest in hydrologic modeling and salmon ecology are desired, and strong quantitative and communication skills are required. Applicants with GPA of 3.5+, GRE > 60th percentile (in at least two of three areas), and practical field and laboratory research experience will be highly competitive for this position.


Send cover letter describing your professional interests and experience, CV, copies of unofficial transcripts, GRE scores, and contact information for three references to: Dr. Jeff Falke at below email.