Oferta de trabajo en la sabana africana ~ Bioblogia.net

17 de febrero de 2005

Oferta de trabajo en la sabana africana

RESEARCH ASSISTANT needed to conduct research on the responses of small mammals to the experimental exclusion of large mammals in central Kenya as part of an NSF-supported project. The successful applicant will be required to conduct small-mammal live-trapping, collect vegetation data, sample ticks and other arthropods, maintain and manage project equipment (including a 4WD vehicle), and supervise other field assistants. The position requires 9 to 12 months residence at the Mpala Research Centre in central Kenya, beginning in June 2005. Field work in this environment is demanding and the research center is relatively isolated, requiring the applicant to work well in remote tropical savanna conditions. The successful applicant must have extensive small-mammal trapping experience and experience with other field data collection. In addition, the successful applicant must have independence, initiative, tenacity, and good communication skills. Room, board, one RT air ticket, and a monthly stipend are provided. Applicants should submit a cover letter (including a statement of why they are interested in this position), resume (including relevant coursework and experience), and names and contact information for three references by email to hr@bard.edu, Attention: Christine Pickard. Closing date is Friday, March 4, 2005.

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