Job: Senior Scientific Specialist, Aquatic Ecology

Title Senior Scientific Specialist, Aquatic Ecology
Agency, Location Illinois Natural History Survey/Prairie Research Institute
Categories Apply, Permanent
Job # 14091
Salary The minimum salary for this position is $45,000

INHS is seeking an Aquatic Ecologist to oversee the Lake Michigan shoreline biomonitoring project and assist with other fisheries and ecology work at the Lake Michigan Biological Station (LMBS). This position will be located in Zion, IL.


MS degree in Ecology, Biology, Environmental Science, or related field. Experience in fieldwork and laboratory protocols, techniques, and equipment used by fisheries scientists and ecologists. Experience in data collection and processing of fish chronometric structures, statistical analysis of fisheries and aquatic ecology data, and dissemination of scientific results. Experience operating boats on large bodies of water in a variety of weather and wave conditions. Experience in staff supervision, Valid Driver’s License. Ability to swim in required.

Ad Closing Date: December 18, 2020.



Amber Hall/[email protected]