Job: PhD Assistantship

Title PhD Assistantship
Agency, Location OK Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit
Categories Student
Job # 10079
Salary $19,500 per year and tuition waiver
End Date Until filled

This interdisciplinary project will be jointly supervised by faculty in Natural Resources and Biosystems Engineering. The objective is to assess how changes in flow releases and baseflow levels influence inchannel temperatures and hyporheic exchange for the benefit of stream fishes. Project will include field, laboratory, and modeling components. The student will be encouraged to develop additional objectives that complement the central theme of the assistantship.
Start date is January 2014


i) A Master’s degree in biology, ecology, fisheries, hydrology, or related field, ii) knowledge of basic hydrology and ecology, iii) good working knowledge of statistics, iv) excellent written and oral communication skills, v) willingness to perform field work under adverse conditions.


Please send your curriculum vitae (with 3 references), cover letter that described your research interest and background, transcripts (unofficial are fine), GRE scores, and a writing sample to: Dr. Shannon Brewer ( and Dr. Garey Fox (