Student Opportunity Announcements

Senior Biometrician/Modeler

Terraqua, Inc. is a private consulting firm specializing in the research, monitoring, management and restoration of salmonid populations affected by hydropower operations.  Terraqua had been operating since 1995 with offices in North Central Washington, and currently serves clients in California, Oregon, Alaska and Washington.

Terraqua, Inc. is recruiting for a full time Senior Biometrician/Modeler that will be based in Entiat, Washington.  This position will begin as a 12-month term with potential to transition to permanent status contingent on performance and available funding.  The exact allocation of time between the duties listed in the complete job description will depend on the unique skills of the successful candidate, are expected to evolve over time, and may be substituted for other duties.  The incumbent will report to the Sciences Program Coordinator, and will be directly responsible for the completion of a large-scale salmonid life cycle modeling effort for the Upper Columbia region, as well as providing general statistical consulting and analytical services to  Terraqua as the staff biometrician.  Accommodation may also be possible for an existing student to complete academic work in 2014 provided that incumbent can start work for Terraqua in fall 2013.  A qualified candidate who is able to bring clients or projects with them that would expand Terraqua's portfolio will be given additional consideration.

A complete job description including primary duties, qualifications, requirements, skills and experience can be found on our website or requested via email,

The total compensation package will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and will include all wages and benefits such as paid vacation and holidays and a health insurance allowance.

To apply please send a cover letter with resume, and three professional reference (include current telephone numbers and email addresses) to  If selected for an interview, you must be prepared to present a selection of your recent work using Program R.  Application deadline is October 22, 2013.