Job: PhD Graduate Research Assistantship

Title PhD Graduate Research Assistantship
Agency, Location MO Cooperative Fish Wildlife Rsch Unit
Categories Student
Job # 10006
Salary Salary:19,000/year; includes tuition waiver/health insurance.
End Date until filled

Conduct research related to developing sampling protocols for fishes in non-wadeable rivers in Missouri. The student is expected to conduct field work using jet boats and a variety of gears, collaborate with agency biologists, and generate a dissertation topic related to these efforts.

Ad Closing Date: review begins May 15 and until filled. Start date August 2013 or January 2014.


MS in fisheries or related program, GPA >3.2 in last 2 years; verbal and quantitative GRE scores >50%ile. Preferred candidates will have river sampling experience, ability to work with agencies, and record of presenting and publishing research.


Send cover letter, cv, list of three references, and copy of transcripts and GRE scores (unofficial OK) to Craig Paukert, Missouri Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia. 573-882-3524