Job: Research Associate – Fisheries Biologist

Title Research Associate – Fisheries Biologist
Agency, Location Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Richland, Washington)
Categories Student
Job # 13490
Salary Good salary and benefits
Responsibilities

The successful candidate will participate in various research projects that focus on the use of hard part geochemistry to determine origins, characterize movement, and reconstruct environmental life history of fish species within and potentially outside the region. Applicants should have a strong background in fish ecology and behavior, and familiarity with isotope mass spectrometry. Responsibilities include lab work to prepare samples for analysis, operation of analytical equipment, data processing and analysis, and report writing. Temporary professional position lasting up to two years.

Qualifications

The candidate will have a bachelor or master’s degree in biology or a fisheries related field.  Knowledge of fish ecology, geochemistry and mass spectrometry are desirable, as well as experience with laboratory techniques for sample preparation of otoliths, fin rays and scales. Experience with managing data (MS Excel), statistical software and writing are desirable but not required.  The ability to work well both independently and in a team setting is necessary.

Ad Closing Date: Sep 18, 2019

Contact

Dr. David Geist

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Ecology Group

Richland, WA 99354 [email protected], (509) 371-7165

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