12 de diciembre de 2004


Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus.
Description: This will be a full-time (100%), professional/academic position, working on a long-term study on the population ecology of California spotted owls in the central Sierra Nevada. The starting date will be approximately 1 February 2005, or as soon as possible. Workstations include 6 mos. in California and 6 mos. in St. Paul, MN.
Responsibilities include: coordinating project logistics, leading and coordinating field crews from April to August, in addition to collecting data, maintaining integrity of collected data, updating databases, summarizing and analyzing large data sets, facilitating payroll, assisting in developing project reports and peer reviewed publication, and acting as liaison with project assistants at other field sites.
Minimum qualifications: B.S. in wildlife ecology/management or closely related field for research specialist; M.S. for research fellow. M.S. preferred, but will consider very experienced applicants with B.S. degree. Must be physically fit, i.e., able to walk long distances in rough terrain, work at night, and be willing to learn new skills. Desired qualifications: strong field, analytical, and organization skills. Must be able to supervise field assistants. Salary: $27,000_$30,600 (depending on qualifications). University benefits including life and health insurance, and one course per semester at the University of Minnesota.
To apply, send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, & the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references as soon as possible to: Dr. R.J. Gutiérrez, Dept. of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota, 200 Hodson Hall, 1980 Folwell Ave., St. Paul, Minnesota, 55108 or email application to:
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