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  • M.S or Ph.D Graduate Research Assistant

  • Graduate Research Assistant - Bumblebee Ecology and Conservation

  • Graduate Research Assistanship in Aquatic Ecology

    Agency/State:  University of Illinois, Illinois Natural History Survey, Lake Michigan Biological Station

    Responsibilities: Successful candidate will develop project within the larger framework of research related to the lake trout restoration in Lake Michigan. Project will focus on critical spawning habitat and evaluation of spawning success and natural recruitment. We intend to have successful candidate start as soon as possible as a project technician and transition to a Graduate Research Assistant at the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, in the fall semester of 2019.

    Qualifications: B.S. in fisheries/aquatic ecology, strong written and oral communication skills, competitive GPA and GRE scores

    Salary: $24,000/year including waiver of tuition

    Contact: Email cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts, GRE scores, and name and contact information for three references to: Dr. Sergiusz Czesny. Subject line “GRA LMBS2019”

    Email: czesny@illinois.edu,