Job: Fisheries Conservation Genetics Positions (Three M.S. Assistantships)

Title Fisheries Conservation Genetics Positions (Three M.S. Assistantships)
Agency, Location Humboldt State University, Department of Fisheries Biology, Arcata, California
Categories Apply, Student
Job # 14039

Seeking three M.S. students interested in applying genetic approaches to fish conservation and management, including: (i) quantification of the variability of Ceratonova shasta DNA concentrations in Klamath River water samples, (ii) monitoring coho salmon at local-scales in northern California streams using environmental DNA, and (iii) using genomics to elucidate local adaptation among isolated populations of the endangered tidewater goby.  Students responsible for field collections of samples, laboratory analysis, data analysis, and report preparation.


B.S. in fisheries, natural resources, ecology, biology, or related field. Preferred: Strong statistical skills, experience with genetic techniques, excellent writing, highly motivated with strong work ethic.



Ad Closing Date: Projects start January 2021. Initial review of applications 30 October 2020.


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