Environmental Employment Opportunities
Positions available in the Lab of Landscape Ecology and Conservation
Wildlife Research Technician positions
We need four research technicians for a
project studying small mammal populations in high elevation wet meadows located
in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest in the White Mountains of northeastern
Arizona. Work for this position will involve trapping small mammals with
Sherman, Tomahawk, and pitfall traps, processing animals, and measuring
vegetation and other environmental variables.
Field work will occur from late June to
early August for approximately 4-5 weeks.
Technicians will be camping while out in the field for approximately 4-5
days at a time. Office duties may
include data entry, maintenance of sampling gear, and travel preparations.
Applicants should be motivated, have the
ability to work independently and with others, be able to hike with heavy
equipment in rough terrain, and under adverse weather conditions. The ideal candidate will have trapping
experience with small mammals, familiarity with fauna and flora of the region,
and the ability to navigate to sampling locations using map, compass, and a
Deadline to apply: May 26, 2011
Interested applicants should send a
resume and 3 references to Valerie Horncastle.
Note: We finished hiring Biological Field
Technicians for a research project on non-native plant invasions, fire risk,
and wildlife habitat in the Sonoran Desert. If interested in volunteer or
internship positions related to this project, please contact Luke Zachmann.
Internship opportunities are available
with the Lab, and interested undergraduates or members of the community should
Flagstaff campus research groups
The Flagstaff campus hosts several
research groups that hire students, offer internships, and/or sponsor research,
including the Ecological Restoration Institute, Merriam Powell Center for Ecosystem Research, Landsward, and the Colorado Plateau Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CPCESU).
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