University of Illinois M.S. or Ph.D. Assistantship in Fisheries/Aquatic Ecology

Title: M.S. or Ph.D. Assistantship in Fisheries/Aquatic Ecology

Salary Range:  $20,700/yr

Consideration Date: January 1, 2018

Brief Description:

At University of Illinois, the Illinois Natural History Survey (abbreviated as INHS) is pleased to offer “M.S. or Ph.D. Assistantship in Fisheries/Aquatic Ecology”.  Research topics are varied and flexible, but individuals with interests related to three projects are preferred (1) invasion ecology of Asian carp (2) recruitment, behavior, physiology, reproductive strategies, and management of largemouth bass, and (3) population ecology of crappie. Duties will include conducting experiments, analyzing data, presentation of findings in a publication, and other research activities.

Hosted By:

The Illinois Natural History Survey (abbreviated as INHS), located on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Champaign, Illinois, is an active research institution with over 200 staff members, and it maintains one of the largest State-operated museums in the United States, with collections totaling over 9.5 million specimens of amphibians, annelids, birds, crustaceans, fish, fungi, insects, mammals, mollusks, plants, and reptiles from around the world.


Applicants must be B.S. or M.S. in fisheries/aquatic ecology

How to Apply:

In order to apply for the assistantship application is comprised of:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Copies of transcripts
  • GRE scores
  • Three letters of reference

Submitting Details:

Send a cover letter and other transepts to: Dr. David H. Wahl at or University of Illinois, 1816 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820, 217 728-4400 and to the INHS HR office at

Financial Assistantship:

Assistantship will be provided $20,700/yr including waiver of tuition

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