Avian Research Technicians (Virginia/Maine, USA) ~ Bioblogia.net

7 de abril de 2015

Avian Research Technicians (Virginia/Maine, USA)

Avian Research Technicians needed to assist with study on evolutionary ecology of sparrows
breeding in northeastern tidal marshes. Field sites are located along the coast from Virginia
to Maine. Primary duties include mist-netting and banding, taking morphological
measurements, collecting blood samples, and recording habitat measurements.

Applicants must be able to work well with others as part of a team, and must be willing to
work long hours in hot, humid, muddy, and bug-infested marshes. This position requires
extensive hiking off-trail in difficult terrain while carrying heavy equipment. Experience with
bird handling and bird and plant identification preferred.

Salary is $1600/month. Field vehicle and housing are provided. Some sites will require
camping. Position will require significant travel time. Field season is mid-May to mid-August
2015. To apply, please send cover letter and resume with names, phone numbers, and email
addresses of 3 references by email to Meaghan.Conway(at)maine.edu.

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