Job: Ph.D. research assistantship in reservoir Walleye movement, behavior, and population dynamics

Title Ph.D. research assistantship in reservoir Walleye movement, behavior, and population dynamics
Agency, Location Iowa State University, Dept. of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Ames, IA
Categories Student
Job # 12825
Salary $26,000/year, benefits and full tuition waiver
Responsibilities

Student will conduct field experiment evaluating Walleye behavior in relation to reservoir escapement using passive tags, acoustic telemetry, and potential laboratory experiments. Student will be responsible for field work, supervising technicians, and maintaining quality control of data collection, analysis, annual progress reports, and other routine duties as needed. Other requirements include satisfactory completion of coursework and publication of manuscripts.

Qualifications

M.S. degree in fisheries management, ecology, environmental science, biology, or related field.  Experience with acoustic telemetry and mark-recapture data is beneficial but not required. Candidates with demonstrated written and oral communication, 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.

Ad Closing Date: Anticipated start date between August 2018 and May 2019.  Review begins July 2; applications accepted until position is filled.

Contact

Send application (cover letter, résumé, transcripts, GRE scores, and contact information of 3 references) electronically to Dr. Michael Weber, Dept. of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Iowa State University, [email protected].

Link http://michaeljohnweber.wixsite.com/fisherieslab