Job: MS Graduate Assistantship

Title MS Graduate Assistantship
Agency, Location Iowa State University, Dept. of Natural Resource Ecology and Management
Categories Student
Job # 14077
Salary $25,000/year, benefits, and 50% in-state tuition waiver

Conduct research evaluating Invasive Carp reproductive success 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 in part on student’s interests.


B.S. degree in fisheries or related field and fisheries fieldwork and laboratory 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. Preferred start date is January 2021, but could be delayed until May 2021.

Ad Closing Date:  December 7, 2020



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].