¡Trabaja con murciélagos! ~ Bioblogia.net

17 de febrero de 2005

¡Trabaja con murciélagos!

Two internships are available to assist with bat inventories at 4 National Parks in the Eastern Rivers and Mountains Network (Fort Necessity, Friendship Hill, Johnstown Flood, and Allegheny Portage, Pennsylvania), 1 in the Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network (Assateague Island, Maryland), and at the U.S. Naval facility at Carderock (West Bethesda, Maryland). Interns will also have the opportunity to assist with fall swarming surveys at New River Gorge or Gauley River, West Virginia. Interns will assist Bat Biologists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Appalachian Laboratory. Interns will receive excellent field research experience and learn a great deal about bat biology, ecology, and research. Duties will include helping with mist netting, harp trapping, Anabat II, and in handling and processing bats. Applicants must have strong interpersonal skills, be in good physical condition, and have a strong work ethic. Position requires long hours and working late at night under varied environmental conditions. Field transportation and housing will be provided. Applicants will receive complete pre-exposure rabies vaccine. A B.S. degree, or enrollment in a B.S. program, in biological sciences, ecology, wildlife or closely related field is preferred. Applicants must have a valid driver's license and experience with 4WD. Applications will be considered as they are received until 1 April 2005; position available from mid-May to late August, with further possibility of employment through September or October. Stipends are $1,000/month. Apply by sending a statement of interest, indicating availability; resume; and a list of 3 references (name, phone, and e-mail address) to: Bat Intern Search, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), Appalachian Laboratory, 301 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD 21532, 301-689-7102, <mailto:orndorff@al.umces.edu>orndorff@al.umces.edu. For specific information about the project, contact Ed Gates, <mailto:gates@al.umces.edu>gates@al.umces.edu, or Josh Johnson, <mailto:jjohnson@al.umces.edu>jjohnson@al.umces.edu. UMCES welcomes and specifically encourages applications from minority and women colleagues; UMCES is an AA/EOE employer.

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