Job: PhD Research Assistantship

Title PhD Research Assistantship
Agency, Location Iowa State University, Dept. of Natural Resource Ecology and Management
Categories PhD, Student
Job # 14078
Salary $26,000/year, benefits, and full tuition waiver

Research will evaluate ability of physical barriers to mitigate escapement of Walleye and Muskellunge from reservoirs.  Project will involve field data collection (mark-recapture, acoustic telemetry) and manipulative laboratory experiments.  Student will be responsible for data collection, supervising field technicians, data entry and analysis, and annual reports.


M.S. degree in fisheries ecology or related field.  Experience with PIT tag antennas, telemetry, and mark-recapture analyses 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 outdoors.


Ad Closing Date:  Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning December 7, 2020.



Send application (cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts and GRE scores, and contact information of 3 references) electronically to Dr. Michael Weber [email protected]