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Researcher I (Fisheries Biologist)

Location: Carbondale, Illinois
Company: Southern Illinois University Carbondale
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Salary: Commensurate with experience, plus insurance.
Closing Date: Monday, February 19, 2018
Date Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018


B.A. or B.S. in Biology, Fisheries, Aquatic Ecology or related field (M.S. preferred). Additional relevant experience is desirable. Applicant(s) must exhibit a strong background in fisheries research techniques, including data analysis, boat operation and maintenance, and fisheries research techniques such as setting gill and trammel nets, and operating electrofishing equipment. Experience with telemetry and/or hydroacoustic techniques is preferred.


esearcher I – Fisheries biologist: Full-time, term, professional researcher position with the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Center for Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences. This position is contingent on available funding. Duties: Including, but not limited to: operation of boats, conducting fish hydroacoustic sampling in rivers, processing and analyzing hydroacoustic data in the office, routine collection and identification of riverine fishes, surgical implantation of acoustic transmitters in fish, analyzing and interpreting fisheries data from reports or publications. The successful candidate must make multiple overnight trips for field work (up to 100 nights per year), work long hours under adverse weather conditions, maintain a valid driver’s license, and be able to routinely lift 50 pounds.
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Other Contact Information: Start Date and Duration: Start date is flexible between February and April, 2018. Position lasts for one year and can be extended depending on performance and funding. Application Deadline: February 19, 2018, or until filled. Application Procedure: Apply via e-mail or US mail to the person listed below. Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume or CV, unofficial transcripts (official required prior to hire), and the names and contact information of three references to: Dr. Alison Coulter Center for Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences Southern Illinois University Carbondale 1125 Lincoln Drive, Mail Code 6511 Carbondale, IL 62901 Email:

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