Research assistant summer 2021
The UConn EEB fish lab is likely to have an part-time research assistant position available for June 1-August 27. The lab is working on a project studying the migration patterns of juvenile river herring populations in CT.
This work will involve a combination of field and lab work. Field work will occur in southeastern CT streams and involve collecting fish and monitoring equipment installed at various sites. Assistant will need to travel using own vehicle. Lab will involve taking data from photographs and/or video and dissecting fish specimens. Lab work will occur in Schultz lab on the Storrs campus.
The position will be funded at 20 hours per week, at $15 per hour.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Required qualifications: valid drivers license; completion of two semesters of college-level biology.
Preferred qualifications: experience in handling fish; experience in conducting field ecological research.