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20 de septiembre de 2012

Avian specialist


A temporary worker is needed to perform in situ nest observations and
install and monitor electronic surveillance equipment to document
mortality events associated with the golden white-eye (Cleptornis
marchei). Work includes providing general support for wildlife managers
and avian ecology projects on the island of Saipan in the Commonwealth of
the Northern Mariana Islands.

Specific duties include:

•       Monitor nesting and mortality of golden white-eyes.
•       Install and maintain electronic surveillance equipment.
•       Organize, analyze, and synthesize field and electronic data.
•       Provide support for other avian ecology projects, as needed.


Applicants with a four-year university degree in wildlife biology,
ecology, conservation biology, or another closely related field are
encouraged to apply. Preferred candidates will have experience with avian
field research and/or wildlife monitoring, statistics, project and
personnel management, working in multicultural communities, and good
writing and communication skills. Working conditions are isolated and
rugged, in a tropical environment with high heat and humidity and the
potential for severe weather (typhoons).


Only United States Citizens or legal U.S. residents can be considered for
this position. This six-month term-limited position could be shortened or
extended, based on the availability of funding and the needs of the
program. Work begins December 1, 2012.

To Apply:

Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three academic/professional
references to Russell Benford, CNMI Supervisory Wildlife Biologist, at

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