Job: MS Graduate Research Assistantship

Title MS Graduate Research Assistantship
Agency, Location New Mexico State University/New Mexico Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Categories Student
Job # 13794
Salary $23,824 / year (out of state tuition reduced to in-state)

The successful applicant will design and carry out applied research to field test ‘Trojan super male’ (YY) Brook Trout in the eradication of non-native Brook Trout populations in New Mexico. The applicant will continue with characterizing demographics of the populations after introduction and develop specific research questions pertaining to the study. This project will have a strong field component.


 B.S. degree in Fisheries Sciences or related field, with an interest in fisheries population dynamics. Only those with strong quantitative background or demonstration of quantitative skills will be considered.  Academic qualifications include an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or greater and a combined GRE score greater than 300 (scores in excess of the 70th percentile will be competitive).  Applicants must have demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills, and capable of working independently. The qualified applicant must be able to work well with State, Federal, and non-agency cooperators.

Ad Closing Date: Until Filled – start date June 2020



To apply, email cover letter describing professional goals, resume, transcripts, GRE scores, and contact information for three references to Dr. Colleen Caldwell ([email protected]).