Job: Graduate Research Assistantship

Title Graduate Research Assistantship
Agency, Location Eastern Illinois University
Categories Apply, Student
Job # 14086
Salary The position comes with a tuition waiver and $1400/month stipend

A graduate student position is available in the Center for Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences at Eastern Illinois University starting in May 2021 (start date negotiable). Research will assess the reproductive success of invasive Asian carp in tributaries of the Illinois and Wabash Rivers. Results will provide insight into the environmental preferences for Asian carp reproduction and will help create management strategies to better mitigate their expansion. 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. Must possess a valid driver’s license with at least 4 years driving experience.


A GRE score of 309 and GPA of 3.3 is required. Please send a statement of interest and CV (including undergraduate GPA and GRE scores) with inquiries about the position.


Ad Closing Date: 12/15/2020



Cassi J Carpenter

[email protected]

Major Advisors:

Dr. Eden L Effert-Fanta, Graduate Faculty

Office: 3078 – Life Science

Email: [email protected]

 Dr. Robert E Colombo | Professor

Office: 2027 – Life Science

Email: [email protected]