Illinois Natural History Survey - University of Illinois

Graduate Opportunities at the Kaskaskia, Ridge Lake, and Sam Parr Biological Stations 

 M.S. or Ph.D. Assistantship in Fisheries/Aquatic Ecology

Salary: $20,700/yr including waiver of tuition

Application Deadline:  January 1

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, and (3) population ecology of crappie. Duties will include conducting experiments, analyzing data, presentation of findings in a publication, and other research activities. Starting dates in June.

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

Contact: 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, 217 728-4400 and to the INHS HR office at

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Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences

Program in Ecology, Environment, and Conservation Biology

Department of Animal Biology

Illinois Natural History Survey

1816 South Oak Street, MC 652
Champaign, IL 61820

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