Job: Ph.D. Assistantship in Quantitative Fisheries

Title Ph.D. Assistantship in Quantitative Fisheries
Agency, Location Chesapeake Biological Laboratory – University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
Categories Student
Job # 13963
Salary $25,000-26,000 plus health benefits and tuition

Student will develop spatial stock assessment models to estimate abundance of striped bass and Atlantic menhaden in Chesapeake Bay.  The models will integrate a variety of data sources including surveys, fishery dependent data, and mark-recapture information.  This NOAA-sponsored project also involves working with an interinstitutional team to understand environmental drivers of population dynamics.   


M.S. preferred in fisheries or related field; Desired qualifications include background in quantitative fish ecology, experience with stock assessment or population simulation models, good communication and interpersonal skills, and a strong work ethic.


Ad Closing Date: Until filled, preferred start date August 2020.


Please send letter of interest, CV, unofficial transcripts, GRE scores, names and  email addresses of three references, and TOEFL (if applicable) to Dr. Michael Wilberg, [email protected]