Research technicians in Trinidad ~

17 de junio de 2010

Research technicians in Trinidad

Research technicians needed for a multi-disciplinary, multi-investigator study in Trinidad led by David Reznick (UCRiverside) and funded by the Frontiers for Integrative Biological Research program of NSF. Our research integrates study the interactions between ecological and evolutionary processes in montane streams. Primary duty is assisting in monthly censuses of guppy populations. The censuses include long hours of laboratory time. Qualifications: Research is in semi-remote areas of Trinidad sometimes under bad weather conditions. Applicants must be able to live and work well with others. Research requires carrying heavy packs over slippery and steep terrain. Applicants must be in good physical condition and be able to meet the demands of field research. Ability to drive a standard transmission vehicle is desirable. Applicants with first-aid/first responder training, skills in automobile maintenance, and construction skills are highly desirable. Please address these skills when applying.

Research technicians will be required to spend a minimum of 3-months in Trinidad, with possibility of extension for a year. Starting dates are flexible. Successful applicants will earn a stipend of
$500/month and have their travel expenses and accommodation covered. Send cover letter, CV and the names and phone numbers of two professional references to Andrés López-Sepulcre (, David Reznick ( and Connor Fitzpatrick (

Andres Lopez-Sepulcre
Department of Biology
University of California, Riverside
tel. +1 951 403 3199

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