Job: Fisheries/Aquatic Ecology Research Assistant

Title Fisheries/Aquatic Ecology Research Assistant
Agency, Location Illinois Natural History Survey, Kaskaskia Biological Station, Sullivan, IL
Categories Permanent
Job # 13504
Salary $12.00 – $12.50/hour Available immediately, multiple year position, 40 hrs/wk

Conductfieldwork and laboratory tasks in support of research projects on sportfish management and invasion biology in lakes and rivers. Current research projects include spatial ecology and food web effects of habitat enhancements in reservoirs, experimental harvest regulations, and the ecology and management of invasive Asian carp in the Illinois River. Laboratory tasks include water chemistry, identification and quantification of larval fish, zooplankton and benthic invertebrates, and using hard structures for fish age and growth analysis.


B.S. degree in fisheries or aquatic ecology.

Job Closing Date:  Position will remain open until filled, Several positions available.


To apply, please send cover letter, resume, copy of college transcripts and names and contact information of three references to:  Kyle Broadway, [email protected], 217-728-4851.

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