Asistente de campo en Costa Rica ~

2 de octubre de 2007

Asistente de campo en Costa Rica

FIELD ASSISTANT needed from 1 Feb through 15 Apr 2008 for a study of
bird habitat use and survival in an agricultural/cloud forest interface
in Costa Rica (10 km from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve). Duties will
include extensive mistnetting, taking down and moving net arrays, radio
telemetry, recording behavioral observations, and data entry. Work will
at times involve navigation in remote locations over difficult terrain
in inclement weather, as well as potential exposure to snakes and biting
insects. Applicants must have extensive mist-netting and radio telemetry
experience, be in good physical condition, have an excellent work ethic,
and be able to tolerate living and working in close quarters with
others. Preference will be given to Spanish speaking applicants able to
visually identify Costa Rican birds. Airfare (≤$500), housing, and
stipend of approximately $400/month will be provided. Send a cover
letter, resume, and the phone numbers and e-mail addresses of 3
professional references (all in one file) to RICHARD CHANDLER (EM:
rchandler AT Applications will be accepted until 1 Jan
2008 or until the position is filled.

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