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  • Fisheries Technician (Hourly) - Lake Michigan Biological Station

    The Lake Michigan Biological Station is seeking a fisheries technician to participate in daily research activities related to monitoring yellow perch population dynamics, nearshore and tributary fish assemblages, benthic invertebrate and zooplankton resources, and sport fish harvest dynamics along the Illinois shoreline of Lake Michigan. 

  • M.S Research Assistantship: Fisheries eDNA Metabarcoding - Illinois Natural History Survey

    The Collaborative Ecological Genetics Laboratory at the Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking one MS student to conduct research quantifying fish communities in the Upper Midwest via genetic metabarcoding of environmental DNA (eDNA) samples. 

  • Visiting Scientific Specialist, Field Scientist - Illinois Natural History Survey

    INHS is seeking Field Scientists (up to 6, depending on funding on programmatic need) to monitor, assess, and promote the Conservation Reserved Enhanced Program (CREP) across the State of Illinois. These positions will be located in various sites throughout the State of Illinois.