Fisheries Technician - Lake Michigan Biological Station
Prairie Research Institute
Must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in fisheries, aquatic ecology, zoology, or closely related field. The candidate must be physically able to lift up to 30+ pounds (including from a depth of 60 feet), and work outside under adverse field conditions including, but not limited to, biting insects, heat, humidity, no shade and rain. Candidate must be able to work on a large body of water and be aware of possibility of motion sickness. Candidate must be able to work with chemical preservatives. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and be able to swim and be willing to work early mornings and weekends. Additional experience with marine craft and interacting with the public is a plus.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
Application: To apply please send a cover letter, resume or CV, copy of academic transcript and list of three references (with emails) to Dr. Scot Peterson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate in Subject line of the email “PETERSON TECH 2017.” Applications will be reviewed as they come in and a hire may be chosen at that time.
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