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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.
  • To submit a job or opportunity, fill out this form.
  • The board is updated twice weekly.

Outreach Specialist, Limnology — Michigan State University Dept. of Fisheries & Wildlife

Posted: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University and the Institute for Water Research invites applications for a full-time, 12-month fixed-term position with 10% research, 20% teaching, 60% extension/outreach, and 10% leadership/service assignment. The position start date is anticipated to be summer 2024.

NASA ARSET: Large Scale Applications of Machine Learning using Remote Sensing for Agriculture Solutions

Posted: 
Monday, February 12, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

TRAINING OPPORTUNITY: Remote sensing data is becoming crucial to solve some of the most important environmental problems, especially pertaining to agricultural applications and food security. Effectively working with this large data source requires different tools and processing, such as cloud computing and infrastructure. Participants will become familiar with data format and quality considerations, tools, and techniques to process remote sensing imagery at large scale from publicly available satellite sources ...

Postdoc / Post-MS fellowship, atrazine in groundwater — University of Wisconsin–Madison

Posted: 
Monday, February 12, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Sunday, March 17, 2024

We are seeking postdoctoral and post master’s applicants for a Fellowship focused on better understanding atrazine in Wisconsin groundwater. The Fellow will work closely with Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) staff, other state and federal agencies such as the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, and professionals from a variety of fields to tackle the important water quality challenges of atrazine in Wisconsin drinking water. We seek applicants from a variety of backgrounds including hydrogeology, environmental engineering, geological engineering, water resources, environmental science, etc. to conduct ongoing atrazine prohibition areas evaluations.

Conservation Biology Graduate Program Showcase — University of Wisconsin–Stout

Posted: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Global changes to climate, human impact on ecosystems and natural habitats, and increases in threatened and endangered species require smart, research-focused efforts to counteract imbalance. UW-Stout’s Professional Science Master’s in Conservation Biology trains degree candidates to evaluate and understand conservation practices in ecology, biodiversity, fisheries, watershed management, native species and habitats, global climate change, environmental laws and regulations, and natural resource management. Join us on Wednesday, March 6, from 12:00n – 12:30p CST, for a Graduate Degree Showcase that specifically explores the P.S.M. in Conservation Biology.

Director of Institute of Environmental Change and Society (tenured) — University of Regina

Posted: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Monday, March 18, 2024

The Faculty of Science at the University of Regina invites applications for the Director of the Institute of Environmental Change and Society (IECS). This appointment will be made as a tenured Professor and will be the University’s nominee for a Tier I Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Water and the Environment. Candidates should be a Full Professor or late-stage Associate Professors. The successful candidate will be an established leader in environmental or ecological processes related to water resources in the context of global change.

Stream Restoration Summer Technician — Michigan Trout Unlimited

Posted: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Friday, March 8, 2024

Michigan Trout Unlimited is a conservation based organization that works to conserve, protect, and restore Michigan’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. We are seeking a paid summer technician to help our organization better fulfill our mission through expanded data collection efforts. We are seeking an individual to conduct stream monitoring, data collection, and data management. The Stream Technician will be working on coldwater streams throughout Michigan with a focus on northern Michigan coldwater streams including the Upper Manistee, Au Sable, and White Rivers.

Two REU Positions in Stream Ecosystem Ecology — Kent State University

Posted: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Saturday, March 30, 2024

The Costello Lab at Kent State University is inviting applications for a 10-week summer research experience for undergraduates. These positions are part of the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) program. Students will study how the ecology of flowing water ecosystems is influenced by water chemistry. Two successful applicants will join the team of researchers in the Costello Lab exploring the causes and consequences of trace metal and nutrient limitation on stream communities and ecosystems.

Assistant Professor of Freshwater Fish Ecology — NC State University

Posted: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024

The Department of Applied Ecology invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in freshwater fish ecology. We seek candidates who conduct innovative, quantitative research that develops and applies ecological principles to address issues related to freshwater fish conservation and management.

M.S. Assistantship: Prairie fish habitat associations — University of Wyoming

Posted: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

The Walters Lab at the University of Wyoming Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit is seeking applications for a funded master’s student (12-month stipend of $2000/month plus benefits & tuition waiver). The student will lead a project examining spatial and temporal variation in fish and mussel distributions in an intermittent prairie stream. Field techniques will include seining, backpack electrofishing, managing environmental sensors (temperature loggers, etc.), and stream habitat measurements.

Environmental Analyst – Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist — NEIWPCC

Posted: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Dive into a dynamic role combating aquatic invasive species! As an outreach champion, you'll inspire communities, raise awareness, and drive positive change by empowering others to become stewards of our precious aquatic environments. If you're passionate about conservation, this is your chance to create a ripple effect of positive impact in the Lake Champlain basin.

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