Pasa una temporada trabajando con carbonero montano como asistente de campo ~

11 de enero de 2022

Pasa una temporada trabajando con carbonero montano como asistente de campo

Oferta compartida por Nuria

The Division of Evolutionary Biology at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany (see, is seeking a field assistant (m/f/d) to begin work in February until June 2022.

The assistant will collect phenotypic data on alpine and willow tits (Poecile montanus montanus and P. m. salicarius) across a 70 km wide hybrid zone in one of Germany’s nicest landscapes in the foothills of the Alps.

The activities will include:
  • catching birds using mist nets
  • measuring and banding birds
  • recording song
  • data collection, entry, and management
The successful candidate must have experience in catching and handling birds, including extensive experience in mist netting. Applicants should also be highly motivated and well organized, with capabilities of working independently.

The working language is either English or German. A full, clean driver’s license is essential, with driving experience of at least one year. Experience in driving vehicles with manual transmission is also a necessity. Applicants from outside the EU must ensure they are eligible to remain in Europe for the duration of their contract.

Vaccination against Tick Borne Encephalitis (TBE or FSME) before commencing the field work is recommended to all successful candidates. In addition, applicants should be aware that Lyme disease spread by ticks is common in the area, and should inform themselves about the disease in advance.

Review of applications and calls for interviews will begin as applications come in. Please apply (including your CV and a short cover letter in one PDF document) via email to 

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