Position: Research Assistant-U. Washington opening: short contract in fishery management systems-Washington

Job Close Date: 
May 31, 2013 (All day)

The School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington
has a contract opening for a research assistant (full-time for 6 months,
with possibility of extension). The position can be held at U.W. (Seattle)
or possibly U.B.C. (Vancouver).

Work will involve gathering data describing fishery management systems in
Europe and Eastern Canada. Data will be gathered from published reports,
government or scientific databases, and mainly by conducting interviews by
phone and email with regional experts.

Requirements: (1) general knowledge of the science, management, and
socioeconomics of commercial marine fisheries. (2) Proficiency with
Microsoft Excel. (3) Experience conducting interviews or compiling data from
diverse sources. (4) Excellent organizational skills. (5) Some familiarity
with European fisheries and fleets is preferred.

Start date is as soon as possible. Pay is $2,500/month. Applications should
include a CV and a cover letter describing your education or experience with
the science, management, and socioeconomics of commercial marine fisheries.
To apply or for further information contact Mike Melnychuk
(mmel@u.washington.edu).