Job: MS Assistantship – Salmon and Climate

Title MS Assistantship – Salmon and Climate
Agency, Location University of Alaska Fairbanks
Categories Student
Job # 13523
Salary Stipend ($27,189-$30,183), tuition, fees, benefits.
Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for testing hypotheses concerning physical mechanisms regulating early marine survival in Gulf of Alaska salmon.The project will involve collaboration among the M.S. student, a physical sciences post-doctoral researcher, collaborators at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and National Marine Fisheries Service, and Dr. Mike Litzow, the project Principal Investigator.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, fisheries, oceanography, applied mathematics, or a related field. The successful applicant will be highly motivated and creative; possess excellent writing, communication, and quantitative skills; and show an interest in using quantitative approaches to address questions concerning fisheries resilience in the Anthropocene.

Ad Closing Date: 9/23/20 or until filled

Contact

Contact Dr. Mike Litzow ([email protected]) for complete description and instructions for how to apply.