Field assistant in ornithology project ~

1 de febrero de 2011

Field assistant in ornithology project

FIELD ASSISTANT needed, 01 May - 15 Aug (flexible) to aid DR. ELLEN KETTERSON in a study of the
breeding biology of Dark-eyed Juncos at Mountain Lake Biological Station in SW Virginia.
Responsibilities may include mist netting, blood sampling, nest searching, behavioral observation,
GPS, and data entry. Applicants must be able to distinguish small colored leg bands in the field,
enjoy working outdoors (even in bad weather), be self-motivated, able to work well with others, and
willing to do minor manipulative research with animals. The work schedule involves long hours for
six days a week, and is challenging, but fun. A good attitude and strong work ethic is essential. Prior
avian field experience is strongly preferred. Transportation allowance, room, board, and stipend
(amount dependent upon experience and level of funding for project) is provided.
Email Sarah Wanamaker, sarawana AT indiana DOT edu, with subject ‘Field Assistant Position’. Please
include a summary of your background and your reasons for applying for this position, as well as the
names and email addresses of 3 people who might evaluate your work or potential. Applications will
be accepted until position is filled.

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