M.S. Assistantship

Evaluate a nature-like fish bypass designed to provide fish passage at an irrigation diversion dam on the Yellowstone River. The research will entail PIT-tagging a variety of species and monitoring their movements with stationary PIT-tag antennas and by recapture.

BS in fisheries, ecology, or a related field and a minimum 3.0 GPA and 300 (V+Q) GRE.  Applicants should have a strong interest in solving applied fishery science problems., as well as quantitative skills, a good work ethic, enthusiasm, creativity, field experience, technical writing skills, a commitment to research productivity (publishing and presenting), ability to work both independently and cooperatively, professional activities (e.g., AFS), and people skills. Large river and PIT-tagging experience preferred.

More information

Send letter of interest, résumé/CV, names of three references, an example of technical writing, and transcripts and GRE scores to Alexander Zale, zale@montana.edu


Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit



$1,530/month + tuition + fees

Date Posted

August 28, 2018

Job Type

Full Time