The Molecular Conservation Genetics Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point seeks an MS student to lead research that will use genetic tools to characterize stock structure of walleye throughout Lake Superior and identify habitat use patterns during non-spawning times. The position will involve collection and analysis of GT-seq genetic data to perform analyses of spatial genetic structure and mixed stock analyses. The student will work closely with fishery managers and biologists from state, provincial, and tribal agencies. Limited opportunities for fieldwork will also be available.


BS in Fisheries, Biology, Ecology, or related field. Experience in generating and/or analyzing genetic data is preferred, but not strictly required.

Salary: $20,000/year plus tuition

Start Date: 01/15/2023

To apply, please email cover letter, CV/resume, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references to Jared Homola ( Additional questions regarding the project should be sent via email (

Last Date to Apply: 10/16/2022

Contact Person: Jared Homola,

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