Job: Graduate Research Assistant (MS or PhD) in Aquatic Macroecology / Data Science

Title Graduate Research Assistant (MS or PhD) in Aquatic Macroecology / Data Science
Agency, Location Louisiana State University
Categories Apply, Student
Job # 14057
Salary $22,000/year, plus tuition coverage

A graduate assistantship is available at the MS or PhD level in Louisiana State University’s (LSU) Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences (DOCS) starting spring 2020. The successful applicant will work on building a database of CO2 in flowing waters (streams) across the US and use statistical modeling to detect spatial and temporal trends. Possibilities exist to link CO2 data (and other water quality measures) to other data for biological communities, including fish. 


  • BS (MS degree preferred) in Environmental Science, Spatial Ecology, or a related field
  • GPA > 3.0 and competitive GRE scores
  • Experience in R and quantitative skills are strongly desired
  • Highly motivated and capable of working independently

Ad Closing Date:

Email to Dr. Steve Midway ([email protected]) a single, merged PDF including: 1) cover letter describing research experience and interests, 2) CV or resume, 3) transcripts (unofficial is acceptable), 4) GRE scores (not required), and 5) contact information of three professional references.


Applications will be reviewed starting 16 November 2020, although the position will remain open until filled and applicants may apply after the review deadline.




Dr. Steve Midway

Office: 225–578–6458

Email: [email protected]