Job: MS Graduate Research Assistantship

Title MS Graduate Research Assistantship
Agency, Location Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis
Categories Permanent
Job # 12114
Salary Approximately $22,000 per year plus tuition.
End Date Until filled. Selection will be made by April 2017.

MS Graduate Research Assistantship: Evaluating morphological differences among returning adult Chinook Salmon in the Columbia River Basin

The successful applicant will conduct a two-year research project evaluating variation in the morphology of returning adult fall-run Chinook Salmon and developing tools for identifying and differentiating wild tule Chinook, a federally listed stock from other fall Chinook Salmon stocks.


The successful applicant should be highly motivated and have a B.S. in fisheries, ecology, biology, zoology or closely related field. Special consideration will be given to students with an interest and skills in fish morphology and systematics. Minimum academic qualifications include verbal and quantitative GRE scores above the 50th percentile and a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 system). See:


Send electronic copies of a cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts, GRE scores, and the names and phone numbers of three references to:
James Peterson, 104 Nash Hall, Oregon State University