Job: Graduate Research Assistantship

Title Graduate Research Assistantship
Agency, Location Eastern Illinois University
Categories Student
Job # 13111
Salary The position comes with a tuition waiver and $1400/month stipend

3 graduate student positions are available in the Department of Biological Sciences at Eastern Illinois University starting in June 2019 (early start date negotiable). The positions will focus on Asian Carp reproductive demographics in the Illinois River tributaries, larval fish assemblages in the Wabash River tributaries and the effects of wastewater effluent on river ecology. The student will assist with various field and laboratory tasks. Boat operation experience and general knowledge of fisheries field/lab techniques is preferred. Must be able to lift 40 pounds and work in inclement weather conditions.


A GRE score of 309 and GPA of 3.3 is required. Please send your CV, your undergraduate GPA, and your GRE scores with inquiries about the position.

Ad Closing Date: 2/28/2019


Cassi J Carpenter

[email protected]


Major Advisors:

Dr. Eloy Martinez, Assistant Professor

Office: 3052 – Life Science

Phone: 217-581-5424

Email: [email protected]


Dr. Eden L Effert, Instructor

Office: 3078 – Life Science

Phone: 217-581-3731

Email: [email protected]


Dr. Robert E Colombo | Professor

Office: 2027 – Life Science

Phone: 217-581-3011

Email: [email protected]