Job: PhD Assistantship

Title PhD Assistantship
Agency, Location Oklahoma Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Categories Student
Job # 9720
Salary $18,000 yr
End Date until filled

Oklahoma Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

The graduate research assistantship will be funded through the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation to develop and evaluate an effective stream-sampling program for the Ozark region. The sampling program will focus on detecting changes in stream-fish populations with flow alterations. The developed sampling protocol will ensure catch can be adjusted as gear efficiency changes with discharge and other physical-habitat conditions. The student associated with the project will be encouraged to develop additional objectives that complement the central theme of the assistantship.


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


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