Oferta de trabajo para biólogo en Puerto Rico ~ Bioblogia.net

18 de octubre de 2007

Oferta de trabajo para biólogo en Puerto Rico

DESCRIPTION: A Ph.D. research assistantship will be available spring/summer
2008 to study movements, habitat selection, and survival of the Scaly-naped
Pigeon (Patagioneas squamosa) and Plain Pigeon (Patagioneas inornata
wetmorei) in Puerto Rico. This study will examine hypotheses related to the
population and spatial ecology of two insular sympatric forest-dwelling
pigeon species. The study will also address conservation efforts for the
Scaly-naped Pigeon (game species) and the Plain Pigeon (endangered species)
in private lands and associated forest habitats of Puerto Rico.

QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of M.S. in zoology, ecology, conservation
biology, wildlife management or related field. Upper percentile
undergraduate and graduate course transcripts and GRE scores required.
Experience with avian capture and radiotelemetry preferred but not
mandatory. Fluency in Spanish also not mandatory but highly desirable.

SALARY: $22,000 plus tuition and fringe benefits

APPLICATION: Send letter of interest, resume, copy of academic transcripts,
GRE scores, and 3 references to:
Dr. Francisco J. Vilella
USGS Cooperative Research Unit
MS9691 Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Email: fvilella@cfr.msstate.edu

Email inquiries are welcome and encouraged.

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