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Dr. Robert G. Werner

In Memoriam: Dr. Robert G. Werner

In Memoriam:  Dr. Robert G. Werner New York AFS lost one of its own on September 13, 2020. Dr. Robert G. Werner (Bob) passed after a 6-month battle with cancer. Bob served as NYAFS President in 1976 and was an active and long-standing supporter and contributor to AFS, the New York Chapter and the Northeast Division. He was born in Indiana and... Read More

Job Listing: Postdoctoral scientist in Computational Biology / Bioinformatics – Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Sciences

Postdoctoral scientist in Computational Biology / Bioinformatics Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Sciences We are looking for a computational biology / bioinformatics scientist to process and analyse evolutionary and functional ‘omics’ research data of myxozoans, parasitic flatworms and their hosts. You will work in joint projects of the Laboratory of Fish Protistology... Read More

Senior Research Support Specialist – USGS Tunison Lab

ANNOUNCEMENT OF FULL-TIME PROFESSIONAL VACANCY   The Research Foundation for the State University of New York for the College of Environmental Science and Forestry 1 Forestry Drive, Syracuse, New York 13210-2778   October 14, 2020 Title:  Senior Research Support Specialist Location:   USGS Tunison Laboratory of Aquatic Science in Cortland, NY Duration:  1 year, possible... Read More

The AFS Climate Ambassador Program

The AFS Climate Ambassador Program The Climate Ambassador Program is a new endeavor from the American Fisheries Society that will build a network of skilled climate science communicators to explore ways to show how our changing climate is impacting fish, fisheries, and their habitats.   The selected Climate Ambassador Team will first receive training from skilled science... Read More

Aquaculture Education Specialist – University of Vermont (closes 9/3/20)

Aquaculture Education Specialist – University of Vermont Applications should be submitted by September 3, 2020 The University of Vermont is hiring an Aquaculture Education Specialist to enhance productivity and opportunity in aquaculture in the Lake Champlain basin and Vermont. This 1-year temporary full-time position will organize a community of practice of aquaculture producers, and develop... Read More

AFS Media Training Workshop

AFS Media Training Workshop Open to Applicants Special workshop at the AFS Virtual Annual Meeting Do the words “media interview” send you running for cover? Have you ever been interviewed by a reporter and afterward said: “never again”?  Do you just wish you understood more about the skills necessary to do a good on-camera interview?... Read More

AFS Northeastern Division John Moring Student Travel Award

The American Fisheries Society’s Northeastern Division (NED) supports student travel to its annual meeting through the John Moring Student Travel Award. The award was established in 2003 to honor John’s legacy and promote student engagement in the NED. It is competitive and eligible to all students who will be presenting a poster or oral presentation at the... Read More

Job Listing: Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department seeks a full-time temporary employee to assist with aquatic habitat protection and restoration. This person will assist with assessments of culverts, dams, aquatic habitat and riparian areas; stewardship of state owned streambank parcels; temperature monitoring; and implementing some restoration activities (e.g., tree planting or invasive plant control). This person... Read More

2020 NY AFS Annual Meetings Presentations are online

The plenary and contributed talks are all posted and available for your consumption on our New York Chapter AFS YouTube channel. I will offer you ways to navigate there numbering three: Click the link above, click the  YouTube icon on the Chapter website, which you already have set as your homepage, or muddle your way... Read More