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

3 de noviembre de 2007

Oferta de trabajo para ornitólogos en Puerto Rico

DOCTORAL ASSISTANTSHIP - 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 handling, and
radiotelemetry preferred but not mandatory. Fluency in Spanish also not
mandatory but highly desirable. Salary: $22,000 including 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 Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Box 9691,
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Mississippi State University,
Mississippi State, MS 39762 (PH: 662-325-0784, FX: 662-325-8726, EM:

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