Job: PhD Assistantship in Assessing Effects of BMPs and Land Use on Stream Fishes

Title PhD Assistantship in Assessing Effects of BMPs and Land Use on Stream Fishes
Agency, Location Virginia Tech
Categories Student
Job # 13964
Salary $26,000-$27,000/year + tuition
Responsibilities

Help design and lead watershed-based studies (field and modeling) of relationships among landscape features, sediment/nutrient loading, BMP implementation, habitat quality, and fish communities. Conduct data analyses, write reports, develop presentations, and publish papers related to these studies. Complete relevant coursework.

Qualifications

MS in fish/stream ecology or related discipline, with landscape and conservation perspectives; working knowledge of water and habitat quality, sediment/nutrient dynamics, and watershed models; demonstrated ability to work independently and to publish findings; strong writing, speaking, statistical, and spatial-analysis skills; highly motivated.

 

Ad Closing Date: 10/16/2020

Contact

Send a single pdf including a) letter of interest (2-page maximum), b) curriculum vitae, c) GRE scores (if available), d) sample of scientific writing, and e) contact information for three references to: Paul Angermeier, Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061; 540-231-4501; [email protected]

Link https://fishwild.vt.edu/positions_avail.html