- Incumbent will study the downstream migration and life history characteristics of the American eel in the Penobscot River.
- Work will include fishing a weir, radio telemetry of adult migrants to inform a forecasting model and to assess survival.
- Quantitative skills (e.g. Programs Mark, R) and field experience in rivers desirable. Student will actively collect, tag and track fish annually under challenging field conditions.
- Laboratory approaches may be developed.
- Ability to interact and communicate professionally is essential.
- M.S. in bio or equivalent, quantitative skills, interest in fisheries science.
- GPA of 3.2+ and GRE of 300+ (1200+) desired.
Salary: $23,000 per year (4.5 –year), $2400 health, tuition waiver. Funding is renewed annually. One year of TA support is anticipated.
Closing date: February 28; Available June 1, (latest September 1, 2015)
Contact: Send CV, transcripts copies, 3 refs (names) and GRE scores to Joe Zydlewski (email firstname.lastname@example.org)