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Job ID: 156689

Research Assistant I
Auburn University

Date Posted Mar. 30, 2021
Title Research Assistant I
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Schl Fisheries Aquac Aquat Sci
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Job Summary

Individuals selected for these positions will assist with 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 selected individuals will assist in laboratory work such as otolith preparation and fish aging.

One-year limited term positions. Continuation will be contingent upon availability of funding.

Essential Functions
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Assist with fish sampling and habitat data/water quality collection efforts in the field (rivers and reservoirs); prepare otoliths for processing and assist with determining estimated age; take fin clips, weigh fish, and remove other structures and preserve for the PI; enter field and laboratory data and provide summary tables; maintain laboratory and field equipment such as microscopes, electrofishing boats, boat motors, trailers, and trucks; and perform other duties as assigned.

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