Florida softshell turtle, Apalone ferox, photo by J.D. Willson

Doctoral Research Assistantship – Native Trout Diversity

Idaho State University
Pocatello, Idaho
Closing Date
Review begins 30 June and remains open until filled.

The Department of Biological Sciences at Idaho State University is seeking applicants for a Ph.D. Research Assistantship. Research will focus on the phenotypic and genotypic diversity of native trout populations in the Intermountain West. Student will be working as part of a collaborative research team studying adaptive capacity and genomics in native trout populations. Selection contingent on final funding approval.

The salary is up to $23,000/yr plus tuition and fees. The start date is between August 2018 and January 2019.


MS in biological sciences or related field is required. Preference given to students with population genetics, genomics and bioinformatics experience.

To Apply:

Send cover letter outlining relevant research experience, statement of research interests, CV, unofficial transcripts, and the contact information for two references to Janet Loxterman, loxtjane [at] isu.edu.

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