Job: PhD student

Title PhD student
Agency, Location Idaho Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit; University of Idaho
Categories Apply, Student
Job # 14027
Salary $22,000+ per year; health insurance; tuition and fees are covered

Specific objectives of the research will be identified based on the student’s interests and the needs of agency personnel; however, the primary focus will be on evaluating factors associated with the distribution, occurrence, and population dynamics of Bull Trout in Idaho.  The project will include a mixture of field-based research and analysis of long-term, large-scale data.


The ideal candidate should have a MS in fisheries or similar field prior to beginning the position.  The candidate should have extensive practical experience in the field and be able to work independently and as part of team.  Experience working with agencies and a desire to work on applied problems in critical.  The potential student should have experience publishing manuscripts in the peer-reviewed literature, a good quantitative skill set, and experience giving technical presentations to diverse groups.  Students who are active in AFS will be particularly competitive.



Ad Closing Date: Until filled—anticipated start date is January 2021, but is negotiable



To apply, send a cover letter (please include your career goals), curriculum vitae (please include references), and transcripts and GRE scores (unofficial is fine) to Michael Quist ([email protected]).