Oferta de trabajo para biólogos enCanadá ~ Bioblogia.net

3 de noviembre de 2007

Oferta de trabajo para biólogos enCanadá

AVIAN FIELD BIOLOGISTS (3) needed from 4 February through early-Aug to
assist in the research and population monitoring of the San Clemente
Loggerhead Shrike Recovery Program, a federally endangered, endemic
species on San Clemente Island (SCI), CA. SCI is the southernmost of the
California Channel Islands, located 68 miles off the coast of San Diego.
Duties include: 1) Nest searching and monitoring; 2) Shrike Banding; 3)
Field identification and re-sighting of color-banded birds; and 4) Data
management in ArcView GIS, Access, and Excel. Qualifications: We are
seeking enthusiastic biologists with strong research backgrounds who are
committed to conservation and applied ecology. The successful candidate
will have earned a B.S. in wildlife biology, zoology, ecology, or a
related natural resources degree and have knowledge and experience in
avian biology. Applicants should have experience conducting nest
searching and monitoring, behavioral observations, and color band
re-sighting. Applicants with endangered species monitoring and/or
passerine banding experience are preferred. A valid driver’s license is
required and experience operating manual full-sized 4-wheel drive trucks
over rocky and muddy roads is preferred. All employment offers are
contingent on the insurability of the applicant by IWS, so applicants
will be asked to provide information to verify their driving records.
Applicants should be in excellent physical condition and be comfortable
hiking in steep, rocky, cactus-covered terrain. There are several other
research groups on island, so applicants should enjoy living as part of
a small research community; employees will need to maintain a
professional attitude at all times while working with Institute staff,
military personnel and members of other organizations who may have
varying missions, opinions, and personalities. Additional information
regarding IWS research on SCI and photos of the island are available at
http://www.iws.org. SCI is owned and operated by the U.S. Navy as a
training facility, and personnel will be required to follow established
military protocols and rules. Compensation: Approximately $1900/month
(based on an hourly rate of $8.77). Also included are housing and food
while on island and transportation to and from SCI on a twin-engine
propeller plane flying out of the Coronado Naval Base in San Diego. No
off-island housing is provided. To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume,
and the names and contact information (phone number, e-mail, and work
address) for at least 3 professional references to JAMES BRADLEY (EM:
Bradley@iws.org - email applications preferred) or 2515 Camino del Rio
S, Ste. 334, San Diego, CA, 92108. Please note “SCLS Field Biologist
Application” in the subject heading. Application deadline is 30 Nov
2007. For questions, please email; phone inquiries will not be accepted.

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