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Freshwater Science Jobs & Opportunities

Freshwater Science Jobs & Opportunities

  • SFS members, academic institutions, public agencies, and nonprofit organizations may post jobs and opportunities freely at no charge.
  • For-profit companies may submit postings, but a $35 donation to an SFS endowment fund is suggested.
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  • The board is updated twice weekly.

Post-Doctoral Scholar for Microplastics Research — Tennessee Tech University

Posted: 
Monday, June 24, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

The Center for the Management, Utilization and Protection of Water Resources (the Water Center) at Tennessee Tech University is seeking a post-doctoral researcher with expertise in the field of microplastics work. This person will lead microplastics research investigating the occurrence, distribution and fate of microplastics in engineered and natural fresh water systems.

POST-DOCTORAL SCIENTIST POSITION IN FISHERIES ECOLOGY — The Ohio State University

Posted: 
Thursday, June 20, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

Drs. Jim Hood and Stu Ludsin at The Ohio State University are seeking a postdoc to work on a Great Lakes Fishery Commission (GLFC) project focused on developing quantitative and qualitative models of the Lake Erie ecosystem to advance ecosystem-based fisheries management of Lake Whitefish, Walleye, and Yellow Perch. Specifically, this project focuses on developing and evaluating conceptual models describing how the recruitment of the focal species is influenced by climate change, nutrient management, fishery harvests, and invasive species.

Environmental Oversight Specialist — Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Posted: 
Thursday, June 20, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Monday, September 30, 2024
  • Manage special projects as assigned from conception to completion with little oversight.
  • Perform all required erosion and sediment, stormwater management and pollution prevention inspections for applicable construction projects.
  • Interpret complex plans and drawings.
  • Conduct preconstruction meetings and inspect construction sites for compliance with approved plans.
  • Ensure compliance with laws and regulations for wetland access, protected species, wood and debris disposal, site control and soil disturbance.

M.S. Research Assistantship — Lake Champlain Research Institute SUNY Plattsburgh

Posted: 
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

The graduate assistant will work on the Northeastern RSGCN stonefly assessment project and conduct MS thesis research with the Lake Champlain Research Institute at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. This position covers a stipend for academic year and summer plus in state NY tuition waiver. The research will focus on the stonefly systematics and conservation in the Northeastern US. Duties for this position will include some field work, sorting, data entry, identification and preparation of specimens for morphological and/or genetic study.

Professorship in Freshwater Ecology — Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Posted: 
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Monday, August 12, 2024

The Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment (https://www.slu.se/en/departments/aquatic-sciences-assessment/) at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala is recruiting a new professor to the lead the Ecology & Biodiversity research group. The subject of this employment covers the ecology of plants and/or invertebrates in limnic systems, especially the impacts of the surrounding landscape and climate change as well as other environmental changes. The subject does not cover ecotoxicology.

Research Technician, Freshwater Ecology — The Ohio State University

Posted: 
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2024

One full-time position for a research assistant is available in the Aquatic Ecology Lab at The Ohio State University. The Research Technician will work on the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) and Ohio Department of Natural Resources– Division of Wildlife (ODNR-DOW) funded Lake Erie Plankton Abundance Study (LEPAS).

Research Assistant — US Forest Service

Posted: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Thursday, August 1, 2024

The USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station (RMRS) and Friends of the Bridger-Teton are seeking a Research Assistant with experience in GIS who is also interested in natural resource decision making, riparian ecosystems, and ecological restoration. The successful candidate will generate data, information, and tools to help land managers across the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) prioritize riparian conservation and restoration actions. This is a one-year appointment renewable for one additional year conditional on available funding and satisfactory work.

WETLAND & STREAM RESTORATION SPECIALIST — Georgia-Alabama Land Trust

Posted: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Friday, August 30, 2024

GALT is seeking a Wetland and Stream Restoration Specialist with the desire to develop their professional skill set, be invested as part of a team, and contribute to wetland conservation and restoration efforts. This position will focus on aiding mitigation banking site selection and credit generation efforts in Georgia through GALT’s In Lieu Fee (GALT-ILF) Mitigation Program.

Lead Field Instructor — Wildlands Studies

Posted: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Thursday, August 1, 2024

Renowned for its accredited researched-based undergraduate field programs, Wildlands Studies seeks candidates holding a PhD or MSc to be the Lead Instructor for new field programs. The Lead Instructor will direct students on an academically rigorous, wilderness-based six-week field study to explore habitats and cultures of specific USA-based and international locales.

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