Research Technician Position Available ~ Bioblogia.net

30 de junio de 2011

Research Technician Position Available

We seek a technician to assist with a project assessing populations of
Yellowcheek Darter (Etheostoma moorei), a species officially proposed for
federal listing as an endangered species, a designation that is likely to
become final this year. Sampling will take place in the upper Little Red
River basin above Greers Ferry Reservoir. In addition, the technician may
assist with collection of data on other fish species for a project
examining ecological flow response variables, which may form the basis of
a framework for producing environmental flow standards throughout Arkansas.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

One full-time research position is available. Start date is July 2011
(flexible) and end date is November 2011 (flexible). Salary is $1,250 per
month.

DUTIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:

The technician will be aiding a graduate student both in the field and
office. Field sampling will be conducted as part of a team that includes
members of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and other
agencies. Field work will involve collecting, identifying, and recording
stream fishes, as well as recording environmental variables. Applicants
must be able to endure long hours in the field under adverse weather
conditions. Applicants must be willing to travel and spend nights away
from home. Travel related expenses will be paid. Previous work in
streams with stream fishes is desirable, but not required. Office duties
may include data entry/collection, maintenance of sampling gear, travel
preparations, etc. A positive attitude, strong motivation, and
willingness to learn are important. Ability to work well with others as
part of a multidisciplinary team is a must.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter, list of relevant courses and grades, and resume with
names, phones numbers and email addresses of three references to
dtlynch@uark.edu or:

Dustin Lynch
Arkansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Department of Biological Sciences-SCEN 509
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

For more information e-mail dtlynch@uark.edu

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