Field assistant position: Stream salamanders (New Hampshire, USA) ~ Bioblogia.net

14 de febrero de 2015

Field assistant position: Stream salamanders (New Hampshire, USA)

Wildlife Technician position(s) are available to work in the lab of Dr. Winsor Lowe at the University
of Montana.  Fieldwork will be conducted at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in central New
Hampshire.
DURATION and HOUSING
The positions will last approximately 2.5 months, starting early/mid-June and ending in mid-
August.  Housing is provided at Hubbard Brook in New Hampshire.  Travel to local field sites is
provided.

JOB DESCRIPTION
The technician’s primary duties will involve surveys of stream salamanders in headwater streams of
central New Hampshire.  The technician will also assist in conducting swimming performance trials
with stream salamanders.  Work will be in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and technicians
should expect to hike to field sites in rough terrain, get wet from working in headwater streams,
handle salamanders, use a handheld GPS unit, and experience East Coast humidity and heat. The
technician will be a part of a three-person field crew, thus the successful applicant should work
well with others.  Prior fieldwork experience is preferred, but not required.

PAY:  $10.00/hour, 40-hour work week.
LAST DATE TO APPLY:  February 28, 2014
CONTACT:  Send a cover letter, resume and contact info for at least 2 references to Brett Addis,
brett.addis@umontana.edu

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