The Center for Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences at Southern 
Illinois University - Carbondale is seeking a new Researcher I 
(fisheries biologist).

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Apply by 2/19/2018

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 for 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.

Qualifications: 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.

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