Title: Associate Scientist - Fish Ecology
Job Category: Administrative/Professional
Department: Fisheries & IL Aquaculture Center - SIUC
College: Vice Chancellor for Research-SIUC
Lead a funded research team conducting aquatic ecology research focusing on the movement
and distribution of invasive bigheaded carps in the Illinois, Wabash, White, and Ohio Rivers.
The position is a full-time, twelve-month term contract and can be extended depending on
performance and available funding.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee a funded research project including sampling of bigheaded carps and native fishes,
conducting research-grade echo-sounding surveys, monitoring acoustically tagged fishes, and
collecting ecological data across a broad geographic scale. Assist students and technicians with
data processing and analysis. Publish research results in the peer-reviewed literature and
agency reports. Participate in stakeholder meetings, supervise researchers, present at national
conferences, and assist in proposal development.
PhD in ecology and natural resources, with field experience. Strong record of publishing in the
peer-reviewed literature. Statistical and data curation skills. Budgeting contracts and grants.
Ability to work in an inclusive team.
Post-doctoral experience. Analysis of hydroacoustic and/or fish movement data. Experience
with ecological modeling.
Application Procedure: In addition to a cover letter, transcripts, and CV/resume, please provide
up to three examples of Publications as document type; writing samples
Contact: James Garvey
Please visit jobs.siu.edu to create an account and apply
Deadline to Apply: 6/15/23