Research Fellow in San Clemente Island ~

7 de septiembre de 2004

Research Fellow in San Clemente Island

San Clemente Island. Position #137903. Status: EXEMPT
(Grant with full benefits). Job closes: Thursday, 23 Sep 2004, 4:00 PM.
This position is for the San Clemente Island Loggerhead Shrike Recovery
Program. Room and board is provided by the U.S. Navy for the five-day
work week on the island. Applicants must be available to work any of the
seven days of the week. Successful applicants will have
knowledge/experience in one or more of the following two areas: 1) Avian
husbandry, i.e., avicultural knowledge, bird handling, nutritional needs
of birds, hand-rearing, chick growth, and bird behavior; or 2)
Behavioral observation and focal sampling methodologies (e.g., all
occurrence, instantaneous and 1/0 sampling) with birds or mammals. All
successful applicants will have basic computer experience with word
processing and spreadsheet programs (e.g., MS Word and MS Excel),
familiarity with detailed record keeping, and ability to keep clear and
accurate notes using such programs. In addition, preference will be
given to applicants with experience in the following four areas: 1)
Advanced computer experience in statistical analysis and familiarity
with program packages such as StatView, SPSS, JMP, or Systat; 2)
Advanced computer experience in database management and familiarity with
programs such as MS Access (knowledge of programming and managing Access
databases is particularly preferred); 3) Experience in writing
scientific papers and reports, and/or 4) Experience in endangered
species management, avian conservation, and reintroduction programs. The
ability to work cooperatively with all members of the Shrike Recovery
Program including U.S. Navy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, PRBO
Conservation Science and the Institute for Wildlife Studies is
essential. Selected candidates may be required to spend nights at the
captive propagation facility when sick, injured birds, and young chicks
are present. Must be able to work outside under various weather
conditions and have a valid California driver license. To apply go to
the San Diego Zoo Website (URL:; Job location=Other).

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