Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC)
Job Posting: Undergraduate Field Assistant, zebra mussel research
Duties: The field assistant will help conduct field sampling and experiments on spread of zebra mussel larvae between Minnesota lakes. She or he will help collect zebra mussel veliger larvae, using plankton tows, from lakes. The field assistant will also help in pumping water to collect larvae from small streams that interconnect lakes, will help estimate water discharge from streams, and will assist in the construction of field experiments on zebra mussel larval dispersal.
Starting Date: June 9th
Pay Range: 10-$12 per hour, depending on experience
Hours: 10-30 per week: June 9-August 25, 2014
Desired Qualifications: Undergraduate students in the FWCB program are preferred, with coursework and background in aquatic ecology, fisheries or conservation, with an interest in invasive species. Experience in stream hydrology/ecology or limnology is a plus. Work-study is preferred by not required.
Contact Person/Email/Telephone: Michael McCartney, firstname.lastname@example.org, 612-301-7703