The individual selected for this position will lead field work (i.e., electrofishing, setting nets) on rivers and reservoirs in Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas working on current and future research projects. Additionally, the person in this position will assist in laboratory work such as otolith preparation and fish aging.
This is a one-year limited term position. Continuation will be contingent upon availability of funding.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Lead data and samples collection efforts in the field, including conducting routine field investigations related to funded research projects and assisting with logistical considerations regarding equipment, materials, and labor needs; assist PI in developing a fish aging protocol; assist with training technicians and students; record, compile, process, and analyze data and samples from routine scientific investigations that are summarized for reports; maintain and repair laboratory and field equipment such as microscopes, electrofishing boats, boat motors, trailers, and trucks; and perform other duties as assigned.