Asistente de campo en Florida ~

16 de septiembre de 2007

Asistente de campo en Florida

FIELD ASSISTANT required. The job will run from mid-Jan 2008 to the end
of May 2008, although the dates are somewhat flexible. Successful
applicants will work on a project on the reproductive physiology and
nutritional ecology of the cooperatively breeding Florida Scrub-Jay.
Research is based at Archbold Biological Station in south-central
Florida (URL: The field assistant will
spend time censusing the population, nest-finding and monitoring, and
helping with logistical support of the project. Applicants should be
physically fit with full color vision; have their own binoculars;
possess (or be working toward) a Bachelor’s degree in zoology, biology,
or a related field; and have a genuine desire to pursue further
education in biology. Work will involve early morning starts and extreme
field conditions, including excessive sun, heat, and dense woody and
spiny vegetation. Experience in handling and knowledge of birds would
also be useful but is not necessary. The successful applicant will also
have the opportunity to pursue an individual research project as time
allows, assuming the project does not deviate too greatly from the main
project. Salary: $1,200/month and housing is provided. For additional
information contact TRAVIS E. WILCOXEN by email (EM: twilcoxn AT, or by phone (PH: 901-484-1359). To apply, please either
mail or e-mail a cover letter stating biological interests and
professional goals, a curriculum vitae or résumé, and complete contact
information (include e-mail address and telephone number) for three
references. Send applications via USPS or E-mail to TRAVIS E. WILCOXEN,
Department of Biology, University of Memphis, 3774 Walker Ave., Memphis,
TN 38152.

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