Job: MS Graduate Assistantship

Title MS Graduate Assistantship
Agency, Location Iowa State University, Dept. of Natural Resource Ecology and Management
Categories Student
Job # 13759
Salary $24,000/year, benefits and 50% tuition waiver
Responsibilities

Conduct research evaluating Bigheaded Carp reproduction and ecosystem effects along the invasion edge in the Upper Mississippi River. The student will be responsible for field data collection, supervising field technicians, data entry and analysis, and annual reports. Thesis topics can be developed based on student’s interests.

Qualifications

B.S. degree in fisheries or related field and fisheries fieldwork experience. Candidates with demonstrated written and oral communication and analytical skills, and strong academic credentials are preferred.  Applicant must be highly motivated, demonstrate a strong work ethic, and be physically capable and willing to work long hours in demanding outdoor conditions. Start date is May 2020.

Ad Closing Date:  March 2, 2020

Contact

Applications will be reviewed beginning February 7. Send application (cover letter, résumé, transcripts, GRE scores, and contact information for 3 references) electronically to Dr. Michael Weber, Dept. of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Iowa State University, [email protected].

Link http://www.nrem.iastate.edu