Job: M.S. Graduate Research Assistant

Title M.S. Graduate Research Assistant
Agency, Location Department of Natural Resource Management, South Dakota State University
Categories Student, Temporary
Job # 13789
Salary $22,789/y (includes tuition waiver)

Seeking a highly motivated student interested in larval fish ecology/sturgeon biology.  Goals of the study are to quantify early life history attributes and energetics of the federally endangered Pallid Sturgeon.  Interest or experience in working with larval fishes and/or in an aquatic laboratory desired. The student is expected to work closely with federal research biologists.


B.S. degree in Fisheries Science or related field; strong written and oral communication skills; interest/experience in endangered species research; competitive GPA (>3.2) and GRE scores (>300)

Ad Closing Date:  March 9, 2020



Submit letter of interest, resume, and GRE scores to: Dr. Steven Chipps, US Geological Survey, South Dakota Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, NPBL 2140B, Department of Natural Resource Management, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007; 605.688.5467; [email protected]