One Graduate Research/Teaching Assistantship is available in population dynamics and fisheries management. The candidate will work with scientists from Virginia Tech and collaborative institutes and industries to develop a survey on alternative fisheries management strategies and stock assessment with a special focus on the spatial dynamics of Atlantic striped bass.

Duties will include communicating with collaborators and related stakeholders, conducting and analyzing a management strategy survey, conducting a management strategy evaluation for striped bass, and preparing reports, presentations, and publications for scientific audiences.

The most qualified applicant will have a strong fish ecology and quantitative background and a strong interest in fisheries population dynamics. Closing Date: As soon as a suitable candidate is found. Review begins immediately. Expected Starting Date: Fall semester of 2023 or spring semester of 2024.


To apply: Applicants must have an M.S. in Fisheries, Statistics, Biology, Ecology, or similar areas with a quantitative background for entrance into the program. Interested applicants should submit the following: Letter of interest, CV, unofficial transcripts, GRE test scores (optional), and the names of three references as one PDF file to: Yan Jiao, . The selected applicant will need to apply to the Virginia Tech Graduate School before acceptance.

Salary: $29,000-$31,000 per year, plus tuition ($15,000-$16,000) and student health benefits. Position is supported by GRA/GTA.

Last Date to Apply: 10/ August / 2023

Contact Person; Yan Jiao, Contact eMail

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