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  • Hourly Aquatic Field Technician - Natural History Survey

    The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking field technicians to conduct applied research in the area of aquatic ecology and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be located in Havana, Illinois.

  • Seasonal Creel Technician - Hourly

    The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking a Creel Technician to conduct basic and applied research in the area of aquatic ecology. This position will be located at the Lake Michigan Biological Station in Zion, Illinois. 

  • Assistant Scientist, Large River Fisheries Ecology - Illinois Natural History Survey

    INHS is seeking an Assistant Scientist, Large River Fisheries Ecology to develop, direct, and conduct research activities focused on issues surrounding the impact, control, and management of bigheaded carp and other potential nuisance or invasive species throughout the Upper Mississippi River. This position is located in Havana, IL. However, this position will often work from a satellite office in Hancock County, IL.