Post Masters Research Associate - Fisheries Biologist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - Richland, WA

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Organization and Job ID

Job ID:
302191

Directorate:
Energy and Environment

Division:
Earth Systems Science
Group: Ecology
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Job Description
Assist with research using acoustic telemetry to determine behavior and survival of salmonids.
Assist with laboratory investigations on the influence of implanting transmitters into fish.
Responsibilities include field and lab work handling fish, conducting in-depth necropsies, maintaining fish populations and aquaculture facilities, data processing and analysis, field deployment of telemetry gear and assisting with implantation of transmitters in fish.
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Minimum Requirements
Candidates must have received a Masters degree within the past two years from an accredited college or university.
Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 required.
All staff at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.
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Qualifications
The candidate will have a masters degree in biology or a fisheries related field.
Knowledge of fish physiology, anatomy, aquaculture and telemetry techniques are desirable.
Experience with handling fish, surgical implantation of transmitters, managing data (MS Excel) and writing are desirable but not required.
The ability to work well in a team setting is necessary.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace.
All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information.
All staff at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.
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