Under general supervision, this position will be responsible for engaging in selected salmon management and salmon habitat protection and restoration processes, to represent the Tribe’s priorities in habitat protection and restoration, salmon enhancement and management plans. This position will support other activities to improve and sustain harvestable salmon populations within the Tribe’s U&A.
A PhD in Fisheries Biology Fisheries Science, or closely related field, from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 14 semester (21 quarter) hours of coursework, excluding dissertation credits, at the 400 level or above beyond those required for, or used to receive, a Master’s degree in subjects such as genetics and physiology; ecology and behavior; management, conservation, and restoration; aquaculture; hatchery science; fisheries acoustics; river ecology, salmon or shellfish culture, watershed management; or sustainable fisheries. Additionally 6 semester (9 quarter) hours of graduate level statistics and/or biometrics are required.
The PhD Degree requirement may be substituted by seven (7) years of directly relevant experience, including at least one (2) years of supervisory experience of professional scientific and technical staff and a Master’s degree in Biology, Fisheries Biology, Fisheries Science, or directly related field from an accredited college or university with a minimum of or supplemented by 4 semester hours (6 quarter hours) of upper level (500 or higher) in fisheries or aquatic science courses in subjects such as genetics, physiology; ecology; resource management, restoration; aquaculture, fisheries acoustics; river ecology, hatchery production, and 6 semester (9 quarter) hours of research design, statistics and/or biometrics (course numbers 500 or higher).
Special Requirement: Transcripts are required as part of the application process