Job: Ph.D. Assistantship: Effects of sucker gigging on fish populations in rivers and reservoirs of Oklahoma

Title Ph.D. Assistantship: Effects of sucker gigging on fish populations in rivers and reservoirs of Oklahoma
Agency, Location Oklahoma State University
Categories Student
Job # 12425
Salary $19,500-$24,600 (depending on qualifications and availability of supplemental awards) plus health insurance and full tuition waver.
End Date 2017-09-29
Responsibilities

Evaluate the effects of sucker gigging tournaments on fish populations
of Spavinaw Creek and Eucha Reservoir, with the goal of determining the sustainable
harvest level for this fishery and the implications of overharvest to the fish community.
The successful candidate will need to be able to collaborate with state agency personnel
and should have strong quantitative and field-sampling skills. The student will be co-
advised by Drs. Dan Shoup and Shannon Brewer.

Qualifications

M.S. degree in fisheries, biology, or related field; competitive GPA & GRE
scores.

Contact

Send 1) Cover letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) all college transcripts, 4) GRE
scores, 5) a scientific writing sample (e.g., term paper, lab report etc.), and 6) contact
information for 3 references to dshoup@okstate.edu and shannon.brewer@okstate.edu

Review of applicants will begin 9/29/2015 and will continue until filled.

Link Additional details given at http://nrem.okstate.edu/shouplab/Prosp-studnts.php