Field technicians to sample amphibians (Boulder, CO, USA) ~

31 de marzo de 2016

Field technicians to sample amphibians (Boulder, CO, USA)

Johnson Laboratory, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder

The Johnson Laboratory is accepting 1-2 qualified field crew technicians to assist in the field sampling season in beautiful Bay Area California beginning in May and concluding in August 2016. The primary responsibilities of these individuals will be to perform an in-depth field sampling protocol focusing on amphibians, fish and invertebrates within pond systems. This will include (i) macro and micro identification of amphibians, fish, invertebrates, and parasites (ii) performing field sampling techniques such as but not limited to: dipnet, seine, visual survey, Bd swabbing, and fishing (iii) and necropsy snail for parasite isolation. In addition these individuals will be expected to assist with daily record keeping and equipment maintenance. Potential applicants should expect long hours in challenging field conditions. Prior field experience with field sampling and snail parasites identification are required. A valid Driver’s license is also required. Lodging will be provided at Blue Oak Ranch Reserve (
Camping is required for this position however there is access to an indoor bathroom including a hot shower, a full kitchen, and internet. Salary will depend on experience.

To apply for California Field Technician send an application package that
should include (i) a cover letter that states the position you are applying
for, previous professional experiences, and why you would like to work for
the Johnson Laboratory (ii) a current CV (iii) contact information for
three professional references (include email and phone number and (iiii)
and potential start date. Please send compile the application package into
a PDF (one document) and email to with the
position number in the subject line by April 4, 2016.

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