Program: MS Research Assistantship: Surveying for imperiled stream fishes in the US Virgin Islands
Entity: Clemson University
Location: Several locations, USVI
Term: 2.5 years
Deadline: Open until filled
“The candidate will conduct research to quantify the distribution and habitat correlates of stream fishes. They will work closely with a diverse group of local and regional collaborators and will contribute to a growing body of researchers interested in stream ecology and conservation in the USVI.
– Conducting stream fish collection surveys, as well as stream habitat and barrier assessments.
– Bachelor’s degree in fisheries, ecology, biology, or equivalent.
– Practical experience in fish/invertebrate/freshwater research.
– Excellence in written, verbal, and quantitative skills.
– Preferably: Experience working in streams, working in remote areas under adverse conditions, backpack electrofishing, habitat surveys, fish ecology, working with biologists from agencies, analyses using R software or GIS, and/or scientific writing and communication.”
To apply, please send an email with a cover letter describing your interest in the project, a CV, and at least three references to:
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