M.S. fisheries student for project on rocky-reef MPA project, CA

Position:  M.S. Assistantship – Fish studies in rocky-reef marine protected areas in Northern California

Closing Date:  Feb 18, 2024

Location:  Cal Poly Humboldt (formerly Humboldt State University), Department of Fisheries Biology, Arcata, California

Summary: Seeking a masters student to assist in hook-and-line fishing surveys of rocky reef MPAs and paired reference sites along the Northern California coast as part of the state-wide California Cooperative Fisheries Research Program. The student will develop a research project that builds upon past research and contributes to our understanding of fish ecology, MPA effectiveness, and environmental drivers of fish populations. 

Preferred Qualifications: B.S. in fisheries, marine biology, or related field; highly motivated and independent; experience collecting scientific data on vessels; strong communication and quantitative skills

See full details herehttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1U5LcpSXVIwRJe-cGpRA4_7KnrhuTyw8qQHYXsR1rUho/edit?usp=sharing 

To apply: Email cover letter, CV, transcripts, GRE scores (if available), and contact info for three references to andre.buchheister@humboldt.edu