GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP (M.S. or Ph.D. level) - Aquatic Ecology

  • Illinois Natural History Survey
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, United States
  • Jan 24, 2018
Graduate Assistant/Fellowship Biology - Ecology Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities: Research topics are varied and flexible, but individuals with interests related to three projects are preferred (1) invasion ecology of Asian carp, (2) recruitment, behavior, physiology, reproductive strategies, and management of largemouth bass, (3) population ecology of crappie. Duties will include conducting experiments, analyzing data, presenting findings in a publication, and other research activities. 

Qualifications: B.S. or M.S. in fisheries/aquatic ecology.

Estimated Start Date: between June and August 2018

Salary: Dependent upon education level and academic unit, up to $2,062/month for a 50% appointment offered for 11 months. Students must be enrolled during the semester to receive a tuition waiver.

Send a cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts, GRE scores, and three letters of reference to: Dr. David H. Wahl at or University of Illinois, 1816 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820 Technical questions can be directed to Dr. Wahl at his email or at 217-728-4400.

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