|Title||PhD Assistantship in Assessing Effects of BMPs and Land Use on Stream Fishes|
|Agency, Location||Virginia Tech|
|Salary||$26,000-$27,000/year + tuition|
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.
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
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]