Field Biologists needed ~

22 de febrero de 2005

Field Biologists needed

to train and supervise interns operating constant effort mist netting and banding stations for the MONITORING AVIAN PRODUCTIVITY AND SURVIVORSHIP (MAPS) PROGRAM. Positions available in several states, including Texas, Missouri, and Indiana/Kentucky. Positions extend from May 1 (April 23 in Missouri and Texas) through August 8, 2004. Applicants must have previous experience with the MAPS protocol, and advanced skills in bird banding, ageing and sexing of landbirds in the hand, birdsong identification, and habitat structural assessment. Applicants should also have an excellent detailed working knowledge of the plumages and molts of landbirds in the appropriate regions. Preference will be given to those with a BS in Biology or related natural resources field. Previous MAPS field biologist interns are especially encouraged to apply. Demonstrated leadership skills, attention to detail, good physical condition, a tolerance of long days that begin before dawn, and the ability to endure sometimes difficult field conditions are required. A reliable field vehicle is a must. A salary of $2000 per month and on-the-job mileage reimbursement are provided. Join this continent-wide, cutting edge effort to determine the vital rates that cause changes in North American landbird populations. To apply, send a cover letter, professional resume, and current contact information for three references that are familiar with your professional experience and qualifications to Bob Wilkerson, The Institute for Bird Populations, PO Box 1346, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956. FAX415-663-9482, PH415-663-2051, Email (
Sara Martin
MAPS Biologist, MAPS Intern Coordinator
The Institute for Bird Populations
PO Box 1346, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
Ph: 415-663-1436 Fax: 415-663-9482
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