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The First and Only Guide to Green Design Education This carefully researched directory of ecological design and building schools in North America features an annotated listing of schools and educational centers offering top programs in ecological building design and construction. The guide also offers a comprehensive 20-year review of sustainable design education and discussion of current educational offerings, plus extensive tables comparing school programs, listings of curricular resources, related organizations, and individual instructors. Author Sandra Leibowitz Earley is an architect who focuses on greener solutions for the built environment. She founded Sustainable Design Consulting and has authored and co-authored pioneering articles and guidance documents on a variety of ecological building subjects, including the 1998 edition of the HOK Sustainable Design Guide, the 1999 edition of GreenSpec and the US Green Building Council Toolkit for State and Local Governments. Ecological Design and Building Schools substantially updates and expands upon her 1996 publication – Eco-Building Schools. “valuable to all design and building professionals, not just students.” – David Arkin, AIA, Arkin Tilt Architects “A comprehensive resource covering the scope of offerings in sustainable design education today. This book also traces the evolution of practical training in sustainable design, serving the student, practitioner, and educator.” – Margot McDonald, AIA, Professor of Architecture. Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo New Village Press is public-beneﬁt publishing venture of Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility. Purchase this book directly from New Village Press or bookstores across the United States and Canada.
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May-June 2007 Volume II, Number 5 The journal of the environmental careers world. Dedicated to bringing those in the environmental careers ﬁeld the information they need to succeed.
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Proﬁle on Jobs at Two Major Non-Proﬁt Organizations Inside Defenders of Wildlife and The Nature Conservancy By Danielle M. Angeline
With the release of the Oscar winning documentary, “The Inconvenient Truth,” former Vice-President Al Gore, as well as the scientiﬁc community world-wide, has brought forth an unprecedented awareness that the time to take action on environmental issues is now. Stemming from this knowledge, and according to the U.S. Department of Labor/Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov) and the Occupational Outlook Handbook, there will be a steady increase in environmental jobs through 2014. One environmental organization that concurs with this data is, The Nature Conservancy (www.nature.org) that has a globally diverse workforce of 3500 employees (720 of whom are scientists) based in all 50 states and more than 30 countries. “Our structure is designed to promote greater global conservation through eight conservation regions, a conservation strategies group, and our Worldwide Ofﬁce,” says Sara Meyer, Director of Human Resources. With projects in every state and an internationally, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is committed to sharing their resources and expertise with partners, and among their many programs to facilitate conservation on a world-wide scale. “As individuals, governments, and both the non-proﬁt and for-proﬁt sectors become more aware of the threats posed by issues such as climate change, habitat loss, deforestation, and over-ﬁshing, there will be an increased demand for people to work in areas designed to counteract these forces. The relationship of our environment to human well-being is becoming clearer to people and will result in greater demand for people to work in conservation and on a variety of environmental issues,” Ms. Meyer’s claims. Mr. William Lutz, Director of Communications at Defenders of Wildlife comments, “The future of green jobs is increasing because of environmental awareness and the challenges we are facing. Increasing revenues and a proenvironmental Congress will make a difference in allocation of funds and make companies able to expand their staff.” According to their website, www.defenders.org, Defenders of Wildlife is dedicated to the protection of all native wild animals and plants in their natural communities. Their programs focus on what scientists consider two of the most serious environmental threats to the planet: the accelerating rate of extinction of species and the associated loss of biological diversity, and habitat alteration and destruction. Defenders of Wildlife also advocate new approaches to wildlife conservation that will help keep species from becoming endangered. “We have hundreds of programs from land, government, and species preservation
to international efforts to preserve species with ofﬁces in seven states,” reports Mr. Lutz. These programs encourage the protection of entire ecosystems and interconnected habitats while protecting predators that serve as indicator [A species whose status provides information on the overall condition of the ecosystem and of other species in that ecosystem. They reﬂect the quality and changes in environmental conditions as well as aspects of community composition. Source: Global Biodiversity Assessment GBA] species for ecosystem health. The Nature Conservancy is also a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. The Conservancy – protecting nature, preserving life – works to preserve the plants, animals, and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive in the states and around the world. The Conservancy focuses on the conservation of coral reefs, forests, freshwater and marine ecosystems, and rainforests. Currently, the Conservancy is focusing on reaching the “2015 Goal” - to ensure the effective conservation of places that represent at least 10% of every major habitat type of Earth by 2015. Both Defenders of Wildlife and The Nature Conservancy, host a variety of jobs from top executive positions, to volunteers. Defenders of Wildlife, William Lutz says, “Our upper level management consists of the President and Senior Vice President for Conservation policy, followed by various Vice President positions with their own issue area of focus with land, ﬁeld, or international conservation. We also employ in the areas of Program Staff, Legal, Government Relations, Foundation/ Fundraising, and State Wildlife grant plans, of which all have Coordinators and administrative support staff.” Sara Meyer, Director of Human Resources states, “Our success depends on the people that work for and with The Nature Conservancy. We actively recruit and strive to retain people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences and provide an environment that values the pursuit of innovation and excellence.” TNC employs many scientists, land conservation experts, and policy associates in areas such as marine, freshwater, invasive species, ﬁre, and forests, they also have position in marketing, information systems, ﬁnance, legal, and general operations. “We employ people in most general business areas in addition to people with specialized conservation skills.”
directory – lists educational programs in Environmental Engineering, Wildlife Sciences, Environmental Education and Forestry, to name a few. Environmental organizations, like The Nature Conservancy and Defenders of Wildlife, seek candidates that not only carry education credentials, but have also demonstrated an active interest in the environment through intern and volunteership. “The Nature Conservancy seeks talented and self-directed professionals with a strong commitment to our mission and values. Education and experience requirements vary greatly, based on the position,” informs Ms. Meyers. Some positions [at TNC] require advanced degrees and substantial amounts of experience while other positions at more of an entry-level require minimal education and/or experience. “Volunteering with an organization is a great way to get to know more about an organization and ﬁnd out what career opportunities they may have. Volunteering can lead directly to employment in some cases,” Sara Meyer adds. She also offers this advice, “Setting up informational interviews with key staff in the speciﬁc area where someone would like to work is also beneﬁcial. Not only does it enable the person to make contacts within the organization, but the person also will gain information about how the hiring process works.” Mr. Lutz says, “With Defenders of Wildlife, it depends on the position title, experience and degree requirements, but we look at candidates who have experience with international dealings, congressional dealings with government, and demonstrate a working history of producing comprehensive and detailed reports.” He also suggests getting involved with other non-proﬁt organizations such as National Parks because, “Volunteering only makes a candidates resume stand out and that much stronger. Additionally, an advanced degree in International conservation, Public Administration, Wildlife Administration and Wildlife Conservation ﬁts well with our organization.” Whether you are a recent college graduate or a mid-life career changer, job seekers should visit The Nature Conservancy (www.nature.org/careers)website frequently for current job openings. “We handle each opening separately so candidates need to apply for any position they’re interested in being considered. Being able to articulate the connection between an individual’s experience and the requirements of the job is critical,” recommends Sara Meyers. Individual departments may also advertise in various trade magazines (e.g.; Chronicles of Philanthropy) or websites (e.g.; Lawjobs. com) and alumni associations. Information on how to apply is included in all job postings, and the process varies based on location.
EnviroEducation.com – an environmental education continued on page 15
National Association of Environmental Professionals Hosts a Successful Careers Seminar
Countdown to Cool Savings this Summer EPA (Washington, D.C. - May 23, 2007) - The heat of summer may be right around the corner, but consumers and small businesses can stay cool and protect the environment by following ﬁve recommendations from EPA. “This summer, you don’t have to let sweltering temperatures and sky-high energy bills get under your skin,” said EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson. “By taking a few simple energy-efﬁcient steps, Americans can beat the heat while keeping more money in their pockets.” The average family spends $1,900 a year on energy bills, nearly half of which goes to heating and cooling. With a few steps like seasonal maintenance of energy-efﬁcient heating and cooling equipment, consumers can save on their energy bills and help reduce the risks of global warming. EPA recommends the following 5 steps to help consumers and small businesses count down to a cooler planet and a more energyefﬁcient home: 5. Find and seal air leaks that cause drafts and make your cooling system work overtime. Sealing and insulating your home can prevent the loss of cooled air and help save up to 10 percent on your energy bills each year. 4. Look for the Energy Star when purchasing cooling products for your home. Products such as room air-conditioners and programmable thermostats that have earned the Energy Star operate more efﬁciently, which saves money and help protect the environment. 3. Schedule annual, pre-season maintenance checkups with a licensed contractor to ensure that your cooling system is operating efﬁciently and safely. Be sure to clean or change your system’s air ﬁlter regularly (generally once a month). 2. Install a programmable thermostat and use your ceiling fans wisely. Turn your thermostat up several degrees when you are away (and your home doesn’t need to be kept as cool). And use your ceiling fans only when you are in the room to save even more. 1. Visit our interactive web-based tool, Energy Star @ home, to learn more ways to make your home energy-efﬁcient. Homeowners can see where they’re doing well, ﬁnd areas for improvement and learn how they can use energy more efﬁciently to save money and enjoy year-round comfort in their home. Homeowners will also be able to share their home improvement stories or read and learn about others who have saved through energy-efﬁcient upgrades. Many of these same tips for consumers are also useful for small businesses. In fact, with energy saving improvements throughout their facilities, small businesses can save up to 25 percent or higher on their energy bills. EPA started the Energy Star program in 1992 as a voluntary market-based partnership to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through increased energy efﬁciency. Today, Energy Star offers businesses and consumers energy efﬁcient solutions to save energy, money and protect the environment for future generations. More than 9,000 organizations participate in the Energy Star program. In 2006 alone, Americans, with the help of Energy Star, saved $14 billion in energy costs and prevented greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to those from 25 million vehicles. Tips on making your home more energy-efﬁcient: http://www. energystar.gov/home Advice for small businesses: http://www.energystar.gov/smallbiz
Panelists Give Insight Into Their Professions at the Association’s Annual Conference
Panelist Jim Yawn speaks to seminar participants
Orlando, Florida What makes a careers seminar successful? It is connecting job seekers with premier employers and providing job seekers inside tips on how to begin or advance their careers. We did that and more with a well-attended, informative Environmental Careers Seminar at the National Association of Environmental Professionals 32nd Annual Conference in Orlando during Earth Day week, April 2007. Brian Moyer, immediate past-president of NAEP, welcomed attendees and kicked off the careers event. He described the many career development beneﬁts NAEP provides for members. Mr. Moyer also recognized the Environmental Career Center (publisher of the Green Careers Journal) for coordinating this year’s event for environmental professionals. The NAEP Career Development Committee chair and Environmental Career Center (ECC) Director, John Esson, moderated the session comprised of ﬁve environmental professionals. Presenters represented a diverse group of environmental employers, from Disney Imagineering, WRS Infrastructure & Environment, Inc., South Florida Water Management District, Parsons, and NASA Kennedy Space Center/Dynamac. Our ﬁve panelists addressed topics including: •Preparation for an environmental career •Personal attributes, skills, and education employers look for in a job applicant •Current and future employment opportunities •Inside tips for advancing your career Each speaker provided their own unique insight, expertise and experience with respect to their career and organization. Speciﬁcally the speakers had this advice. M. Rebecca Bolt is a Wildlife Ecologist with Dynamac Corporation at the Kennedy Space Center. “What does Becky do all day?” Among other things, she helps keep the launch schedule on track. It’s those owls and bats that sometimes ﬁnd NASA facilities and launch pads a comfortable habitat to hang out. How did Becky get her foot in the door? She volunteered for www.environmentalcareer.com
two years and worked hours that got her noticed. Although Ms. Bolt emphasized her work schedule ﬁnds her primarily in the ﬁeld, often times up to her knees in water, she pointed out that to excel you must be an effective communicator and get along with people. Becky’s responsibility is wildlife habitat. She enthusiastically provides aspiring Wildlife Ecologists with a unique, personal perspective to a career as a Wildlife Biologist. Her enthusiasm is contagious. Ron Deverman is the Director of Project Development and Environment for Parsons and the Vice President of NAEP. He is also a published poet. Founded in 1944, Parsons is one of the largest 100% employeeowned engineering and construction companies in the United States. Ron concurred with the other panelists that honesty and integrity were two primary attributes that employers, including Parsons, look for in the hiring process. In addition, Parson’s looks for “creative thinkers” and problem solvers with superior communication skills who “get it done”. He strongly encouraged the audience to “welcome all responsibility” and to “take the initiative”. Mr. Deverman emphasized the importance of membership in professional organizations such as NAEP to network and staying current with evolving technologies and issues. Charmae L. Hillman, SPHR, is the Senior Human Resources Professional for the South Florida Water Management District, based in West Palm Beach, Florida. The SFWMD manages and protects regional water resources in 16 counties by balancing and improving water quality, ﬂood control, natural systems and water supply. The district is currently working on hundreds of projects stretching from the Florida Keys north to Orlando with the majority of the staff working in management and engineering sectors. The district employs over 1,700 people with headquarters in West Palm Beach and ﬁeld stations/ofﬁces in 14 cities. Environmental careers with the SFWMD range from May-June 2007
A New Way to Bring Sustainability Education to Your Institution Environic Foundation International Provides a Practical, Scalable Course by Kat Godfrey Sustainable Societies, a program of the Environic Foundation International (EFI) and its partners, addresses two pressing needs during the United Nations’ Decade of Education for Sustainable Development: universal sustainability issue literacy and development of student skills to design sustainable, locally appropriate strategies. Undertaken to respond to calls for action voiced at the ﬁrst National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment (Washington, DC, December 2000) and timed to coincide with the UN’s declared “Decade of Education” (2005-2014), the Sustainable Societies course prepares the next generation of leaders to analyze and successfully, sustainably address the complex problems enveloping our nation and the world today. The course explores the twenty-ﬁve issues that have been identiﬁed as the most critical global issues over the next twenty to thirty years, according to the United Nations Commission for Sustainable Development. EFI determined that those social, economic and environmental issues must be considered equally important if education for true sustainability is to be taught and practiced. In addition to the familiar concerns of water, energy, transportation, land, poverty, and atmosphere (climate), many other issues, from agriculture and biotechnology to cultures and decision-making to trade and health, also enrich and injure both man and nature. The course’s twenty-ﬁve issues serve as an “alphabet” for sustainability, the shared understanding of which could make real, meaningful communication and collaboration among peoples from diverse cultures and backgrounds possible. The cross-disciplinary issues, cases and sustainability strategies contained in Sustainable Societies also make the course relevant to students in the faculties or colleges of the social sciences, natural sciences, agriculture, engineering, health, business and law. The course is like a “house with twenty-ﬁve front doors”; examination of any issue naturally
leads one to explore the connections it has with the other issues. Sustainable Societies combines the use of universal sustainability issue material collected and provided by United Nations agencies with local issue material developed by each participating university or country to provide students with an understanding of social, economic and environmental issues at both the strategic and tactical scales. A local case study is used to initiate this learning process and a case study serves as the catalyst for the instructor
While Sustainable Societies facilitates student exploration of the issues and sustainability strategies at local, regional and global scales, its universal format and the ease with which it can be customized with local learning materials means it can be used on a small scale within virtually any department, throughout a university or in a network of institutions. Using a student-centered pedagogical approach to learning and providing a universally applicable course structure that facilitates multi-institution sharing while being customizable by each institution, the course meets both local and global education priorities. Sustainable Societies is designed to be relevant, usable, replicable and measurable and will be available in various modes, as course materials can be provided in hard copy, CD-ROM and/or website-based formats. Within days, we will observe and celebrate “Earth Day”, recommitting and expanding efforts on behalf of what is now called “sustainability”. Within weeks of the ﬁrst “Earth Day” in 1970, Midwest university graduate students incorporated the Environic Foundation International (EFI). With encouragement from the United Nations, they organized the ﬁrst International Youth Conference on the Environment in 1971 in Ontario, precursor to the UN’s own Conference on the Environment in 1972. Their research and education foundation has long held workshops on “environics”, the study of conditions, both tangible and intangible, as its members pursued their professions mindful that social, economic and environmental factors are linked. In this new century, those former students have committed themselves to ensuring that practical education is imparted to this next generation of students.
Matrix illustrating twenty-ﬁve issues studied in EFI’s Sustainable Societies course.
to facilitate students’ further exploration of the issues and their interrelationships at local, regional and global scales. The course concludes with the students working together to design integrated sustainability strategies, which can be used in their own locales. Designed to be a one- or two-semester undergraduate course, the course complements existing discipline-based programs of study rather than replacing them, and is being developed for both instructor-led and website-based delivery. It can be introduced rapidly into colleges and universities without major restructuring of existing faculties and programs of study, as its design does not require individual faculty members to become experts in the multiple subject areas.
After several years of extensive research into how well existing “environmental” education programs encompassed multiple disciplines and just how sustainability education could be developed to be both universal and locally useful at the same time, EFI introduced the concept of Sustainable Societies at a three-day workshop during the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, continued on page 15
Evaluation and Research Associate Richmond, Vermont The Rainforest Alliance (RA) is an international nonprofit organization that works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. Based in New York City, with offices throughout the United States and worldwide, the Rainforest Alliance works with people whose livelihoods depend on the land, helping them transform the way they grow food, harvest wood and host travelers.
Field Instructor Aiken/Summerton, South Carolina
The newly formed program of Evaluation and Research (E&R) provides organizational leadership and program division support through research, monitoring and mapping efforts aimed at maximizing the scope and quality of information gathered and providing data and analysis on program impact. The unit advises and provides input to division directors to be incorporated into the annual and strategic planning processes. Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Director, Evaluation and Research, the E&R Associate will assist in the six areas of responsibility outlined above. S/he will be the lead person on the collection and analysis of internal RA wide indicators, be responsible for specific sub-projects related to outside organizations, case studies or use of interns, and provide backstopping and support to the Director, E&R. Skill Requirements Bachelor’s degree in natural resource management, community economics or the natural sciences; Master’s preferred; 2-3 years of research experience; Strong writing and data analysis skills; GIS experience preferred; Must have excellent writing and verbal communications skills; Must have excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, Access or other database); Must be able to work independently, multi-task and work under tight deadlines; Dependability, diplomacy, good organizational skills and a sense of humor necessary; and Spanish preferred.
Our at-risk programs work with children who have been termed status offenders (status offenses are things such as truancy, behavior problems, breaking of school policies). We have locations in Aiken and Summerton, SC, which feature canoeing, camping, low and high adventure courses, and many recreation sites. The programs work with 30-45 kids per site; and offer a maximum of a 1 to 8 instructor to student ratio. Students stay in the program from 3 months to 9 months. The program will focus on many curriculum areas including: environmental education, technology, aerospace, chemical science, high adventure, automotives, food and nutrition, horticulture, health care, marine science, electricity, and animal science, just to name a few. We also encourage staff to help design curriculum in which they have knowledge. Staff will have great work schedules, and there will be many chances to pick up trainings and add to their ability. Qualifications: BA or BS in Outdoor Education, Adventure Programming, Social Sciences, Youth Development or other related subjects is preferred. Experience working with at-risk students preferred(behavior or other) Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and a lot of energy. Must demonstrate teaching skills and the ability to implement creative “hands on” teaching methods. Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt and work hard as part of a team pursuing an objective. Must be physically able to perform the tasks required to teach outdoors. Salary: $250-$325 (based on degree and experience) plus room, board, and insurance. We also offer a Masters Degree at no cost to staff who will agree to a 2 year commitment. If interested please send your resume to Chad Jones by fax at (803) 478-2179 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org . EOE.
Rainforest Alliance 665 Broadway, Suite 500 New York, New York 10012 www.rainforest-alliance.org
Clemson University - Main Campus Clemson, South Carolina 29634 www.clemson.edu
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Assistant Project Manager Charlottesville, Virginia - MBDC is a product and process design ﬁrm dedicated to revolutionizing the design of products and services worldwide. William McDonough and Dr. Michael Braungart founded MBDC in 1995 to promote and shape what they call the “Next Industrial Revolution” through the introduction of a new design paradigm called Cradle to Cradle Design, and the implementation of eco-effective design principles. Primary role is to assist Project Managers with the acquisition and maintenance of client accounts for two of MBDC’s services – Cradle to Cradle Certiﬁcation and Consulting. Minimum Qualiﬁcations: Undergraduate degree. Relevant backgrounds – environmental science, biology, environmental planning, chemistry, industrial ecology, industrial design, permaculture within industrial settings, engineering (environmental, chemical, etc.) or any multi-disciplinary studies focusing on intersection between science and policy issues. Strong oral and written communication skills; good interpersonal skills, client oriented, effectively use the internet for research; comfortable interacting with manufacturing suppliers by phone, interest and understanding of the interface between human industry and the natural environment; working knowledge of Design for Environment, Industrial Ecology and Life Cycle concepts. Functional knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and functional understanding of Access desirable. Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org or MBDC Human Resources 1001 East Market St., Suite 101 Charlottesville, VA 22902
Post-Doctoral Position - The Department of Statistics, University of Florida, is looking to ﬁll a Post-Doctoral position starting May 2007 contingent on funding. The appointment is for one year. The position involves collaborative and methodological research on Bayesian predictive modeling of the ship strike risk for endangered North Atlantic right whales. This work is in conjunction with scientists at the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Fish & Wildlife Research Institute in St. Petersburg, FL, and will focus on developing detailed spatial models of risk based on right whale survey data, shipping data, and associated covariates, and will require close collaboration with state (both FL and GA) and federal researchers. Preferred candidates will have a PhD in statistics, ecology or related ﬁelds, and experience with Bayesian statistical estimation and modeling, with a particular emphasis on spatial analysis. Salary: $45-55k depending on skills and experience. Please send vita, transcript, and the names of three references to Dr. Mary Christman, Chair Post-Doc Search Committee, University of Florida, Statistics-IFAS, Gainesville, FL 326110339. For further questions e-mail: mcxman@uﬂ.edu. Close Date: Until Filled. Ecologist - Florida Keys. Work will involve assisting doctoral student with ﬁeld research on bottlenose dolphins in the Lower Florida Keys. Responsibilities will include assisting in collection of dolphin behavior and environmental data, and help with ﬁsh sampling. Off water duties will include data entry, management and analysis in addition to equipment maintenance. Requirements: Must be upper division undergraduate or recent graduate from a scientiﬁc discipline. Prefer students with an interest in continuing education beyond Bachelors. Previous ﬁeld experience a plus. Must be able to handle long hours (8+ per day) under extreme heat (up to 37 degrees Celsius). For further information please contact Jennifer Lewis ASAP at: jennifer.lewis1@ﬁu.edu. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistantship - Southern Illinois. We are seeking a Ph.D. student to study habitat occupancy of sympatric carnivores (i.e., bobcats, coyotes, and red/gray foxes) in southern Illinois. This is a well-funded study with an opportunity to conduct ﬁeld research and utilize quantitative techniques such as occupancy modeling and GIS. The applicant must be willing to work hard with a large research team in the ﬁeld, interact positively with landowners, and complement a large and productive group of graduate students within the Cooperative Wildlife Laboratory and Department of Zoology. Previous experience conducting carnivore surveys, measuring microhabitat, and conducting GIS analyses are preferable. If potentially interested, please send a resume that includes GPA and GRE scores. Graduate studies will lead to a Ph.D. in Zoology (with emphasis in Wildlife Ecology) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. To be considered, the applicant must have (1) completed a M.S. in Wildlife Ecology, Zoology, Ecology, Biology, or related ﬁeld; (2) achieved a GPA of at least 3.2; and (3) scored more than 1,100 combined on the verbal and quantitative sections of the GRE. Contact: Dr.’s Clay Nielsen and Eric Schauber, email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Biologist Intern - Many Field Biologist Interns are needed in 2007 to operate constant effort mistnetting and banding (MAPS) stations throughout the continental U.S. Join this continent-wide, cutting edge effort to determine the vital rates that cause changes in North American landbird populations. Positions are available in the Northwest region (Oregon, and Washington), Texas, and the East region (Maine and West Virginia). Interns are accepted into a given region and, after training, are assigned to a speciﬁc location. Internships are from now through 8 August. Applicants with good ﬁeld vehicles are especially needed. Shared housing and a per diem of $23 - $28 (depending on location and experience) for food and other out-of-pocket expenses, amounting to $1,932 - $2520 for the season, are provided. Interns are expected to work a minimum of 6 of every 10 days, sometimes more depending on weather. Interested applicants should send via email (preferred) or U.S. mail a resume, cover letter, contact information for 2 references including email addresses, and a completed MAPS Internship Application form. Application forms as well as further information can be found on our website, www.birdpop.org, or contact Amy Finfera, The Institute for Bird Populations, PO Box 1346, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956. FAX 415-663-9482, PH 415-663-1436, EMAIL: aﬁnfera@birdpop.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Mule Deer Fawn Field Technician - Roosevelt, AZ. Previous ﬁeld experience in Southwest deserts is desired, but not necessary. Background in wildlife science (or other related ﬁelds) is preferred. Housing, work vehicle, and
equipment are provided. Duties include, locating, handling, capturing and radio-collaring of mule deer fawns, radio telemetry and monitoring survival of mule deer fawns and does. Study location is in a beautiful, but remote area. Position calls for long, irregular hours in sometimes adverse ﬁeld conditions. Work schedule is variable and demanding and includes working at night and in the early mornings. The ideal candidate would be able to conduct some ﬁeld work without supervision, be able to walk several miles and carrying moderate loads, have a valid state driver s license and an ability to maneuver a vehicle (truck or ATV) on rough roads. Much of the work will be on rugged terrain so the candidate will need to have adequate outdoor skills and must be physically ﬁt. Applicant must have enthusiasm for ﬁeld work, work well in a group and have a positive attitude. To apply, submit a resume or CV, cover letter and contact information for 3 references. Nicole Tatman, nicole. firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: October 15, 2007. Field Biologist - Field Biologist needed to train and supervise interns operating constant effort mist netting and banding stations for the MONITORING AVIAN PRODUCTIVITY AND SURVIVORSHIP (MAPS) PROGRAM. One supervisory biologist position is available for an existing network of stations in West Virginia & Maine. Position extends from June 4 through August 8, 2007. Successful applicant should have previous experience with the MAPS protocol (www. birdpop.org). This ﬁeld biologist position is an excellent opportunity to gain supervisory experience, and IBP full-time staff biologists are often recruited from the ﬁeld biologist pool. A salary of $2300 per month and on-the-job mileage reimbursement (33 cents /mile) are provided. Join this continent-wide, cutting edge effort to determine the vital rates that cause changes in North American landbird populations. To apply, send a cover letter, professional resume, and current contact information for three references that are familiar with your professional experience and qualiﬁcations to Amy Finfera, The Institute for Bird Populations, PO Box 1346, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956. FAX 415-663-9482, PH 415-663-1436, EMAIL: aﬁnfera@birdpop.org. Please specify in your application that you are applying for the WV/ME biologist position. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistantship – Iowa. This study is a part of a larger project aimed at understanding the relationship between river otter densities and the status of smallmouth bass populations in Ozark streams in Missouri. The primary objective of this assistantship is to estimate river otter abundance through non-invasive genotyping. Additional possible research topics include, but are not limited to, characterizing otter population and spatial genetic structure, identifying landscape features that inﬂuence otter spatial ecology, and comparing the impacts of harvest on otter population genetic diversity. The student will be primarily responsible for the genetic component of the project. Opportunities for participation in ﬁeld work associated with sample collection are possible. The student will be expected to present the results of his/her research at regional and national meetings and to prepare manuscripts of these ﬁndings for publication in the peer-reviewed literature. Qualiﬁcations: A M.S. in ecology, wildlife, genetics, or related ﬁeld is desirable, but not necessary. Preference will be given to applicants with prior research experience using genetic techniques. Prior to formal application to Iowa State University, interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Dr. Julie Blanchong, preferably by email, with a letter of interest, including cumulative GPA, GRE scores, description of any previous research experience, and contact information for three references. In lieu of email, hard copies can be submitted to Dr. Julie Blanchong, Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, 339 Science II, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50014. Close Date: Until Filled. Avian Ecologist - Available August 2007. We seek a experienced avian ecologist for a research associate position in the Avian Ecology Laboratory of Reed Bowman at Archbold Biological Station. We are looking for an ecologist willing to make a long-term commitment as an active member of our research team, working on a long-term (38 yrs of data) project on the demography of Florida Scrub-Jays. The research associate is expected to manage seasonal ﬁeld activities, develop independent projects, and contribute to on-going studies, analyses and publications. We seek someone with a keen interest in ﬁeld work and successful experience directing and managing multiple projects and timelines. Duties include data collection, including nest monitoring and acorn sampling, data management and analysis, lab work, supervision of seasonal interns during the ﬁeld season and interactions with graduate students. Our research focuses on avian population biology, behavioral ecology, urban ecology, conservation biology, physiological ecology, and ecological genetics. We conduct detailed observational and experimental studies on four color-banded populations of Florida Scrub-Jays that span an environmental gradient from wildlands through isolated patches of natural habitats embedded in suburbia. Our lab consists of several full time scientists, several long-term collaborators, and a variable numbers of graduate students and interns. The applicant should have at least an MS degree in ecology, biology or a related ﬁeld, however a PhD degree is preferred and 3-5 years experience managing ﬁeld studies. Critical are a demonstrated interest in avian
ecology and ﬁeld experience, especially nest searching and banding of adults and nestlings. We also seek someone with a demonstrated publication record. We greatly value willingness to work both independently and as part of a research team, and physical stamina to work outdoors in a subtropical climate during the summer. Other desired qualiﬁcations include data management skills, statistical analyses and computer modeling, especially Program Mark, familiarity with remote sensing and GIS/GPS methods, and knowledge of general ecological principles and experience with basic experimental design and ﬁeld sampling. Salary in the low-mid 30k’s plus beneﬁts. This is a permanent position and we seek someone interested in a long-term commitment. Prospective applicants should seek more information on Archbold and the Avian Ecology Lab at archbold-station. org. Send a letter summarizing experience, qualiﬁcations and long-term career goals, a CV or resume, a copy of informal transcripts, and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses for 3 references. Email applications are preferred. Dr. Reed Bowman, Avian Ecology Lab, Archbold Biological Station, P.O. Box 2057, Lake Placid, FL 33862. 863-465-2571 (phone), email@example.com. Close Date: June 15, 2007. Fellow - Disney’s Animal Kingdom and the University of Central Florida are seeking a Research Fellow to participate in the development of long-term captive breeding program of Key Largo woodrats (Neotoma ﬂoridana ﬂoridana). Desired skills include experience with rodent biology, behavioral observations and analysis, data collection from video, data management, excellent written and oral communication skills, and experience working in a team environment with multiple stake-holders. Experience in informal science education and a demonstrated ability to share scientiﬁc information with the public and scientiﬁc community is essential. Qualiﬁcations: M.S. or Ph.D. in Animal Behavior, Wildlife Biology or related ﬁeld Term: 2-year appointment with the potential for renewal. Closing Date: July 1, 2007. Send cover letter, resume and 3 references to: Dr. Anne Savage, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, PO Box 10000, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830. Anne.Savage@disney.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Ecosystem Experimental Infrastructure Technician The Division of Earth and Ecological Science seeks to hire a technician to help develop and implement large-scale experimental enclosures as part of a DOE National Institute for Climatic Change Research (NICCR) Coastal Center project led by Drs. Chambers, Dyer and Törnqvist. The large enclosures will be designed to allow ﬁeld manipulation of water height and salinity for coastal ecosystems including salt marshes and forested wetlands. The successful candidate should have a BS or MS degree or appropriate ﬁeld experience, and will work closely with project leaders and a consultant engineer. Desirable skills include experience with electronics, data acquisition and control, ecophysiological sensors, ﬁeld ecology, and programming. Experience in a scientiﬁc research laboratory is also useful. Send a short statement of professional interests and a CV/resume to Jeff Chambers (firstname.lastname@example.org) and include “experiment technician” in the subject heading. Close Date: Until Filled. Researchers - Two graduate positions in evolutionary ecology to participate in either 1. The dynamic consequences of inducible defenses using the ciliate Euplotes as a model system. 2. The evolution and ecology of sex-ratio variation in the splash-zone copepod Tigriopus. Successful candidates will have a strong quantitative approach with a ﬂair for experimentation or theory. Basic molecular skills will be an asset but not essential. The lab has a tradition of internal cooperation and ongoing international collaborations. Interested candidates should provide a cover letter, CV, and contact information for two referees by e-mail to Bradley Anholt (email@example.com), Professor and Canada Research Chair, Dept. Biology. Close Date: Until Filled. Seasonal Intern – RI. Incumbent will assist with monitoring surface water around the state. Duties include, but not limited to: ﬁeldwork preparations, ﬁeld reconnaissance, sampling water quality and habitat in ponds and streams, reporting on informational queries, public outreach, data entry, and ﬁling. Candidate must have valid drivers license and the ability to swim. Applicants should be working towards a Bachelor s Degree in Biology, Ecology, Natural Resources, or a related ﬁeld in environmental science. The preferred candidate possesses excellent communication, organizational, and navigational skills and is familiar with computer applications (MS Office, GIS applications, statistical software) and equipment (GPS units, document scanners, digital camera). Candidates familiar with aquatic plant species, have previous experience with the use of canoes and motorboats, and the ability to conduct ﬁeldwork outside in inclement weather conditions are encouraged to apply. To apply, submit the following materials via mail, email or fax to: Katie DeGoosh, Aquatic Biologist, RI DEM Ofﬁce of Water, 235 Promenade Street, Providence, RI 02908. Phone: (401) 222-4700 ext. 7211 Fax: 401-222-3564. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Wildlife Field Technician - ARCADIS US Inc. is seeking 2 Wildlife Biologists for the 2007 spring and summer ﬁeld
Biology & Ecology seasons for various projects within northeastern Wyoming. The biologists will conduct and assist senior staff in performing ﬁeld surveys for various threatened, endangered or sensitive species within Wyoming according to established protocols. Biologist will be responsible to perform surveys for greater sage and sharp-tailed grouse leks, raptor nests, mountain plover, black-tailed prairie dogs, Ute ladies’tresses orchid and other sensitive species which occur within northeastern Wyoming. Surveys for these species will occur from May through July 31, 2007. In addition to the above surveys, various abandoned coal mine project areas in Wyoming will require surveys for threatened, endangered and sensitive speicies during 2007. Surveys are scheduled to commence in August and September 2007. Tenure of these positions may extend into October 2007 depending on the number of sites requiring surveys in 2007. One position will be located within Buffalo, Wyoming and the other position will be stationed in Gillette, Wyoming. Qualiﬁed applicants should be able to identify birds and mammals that breed in sagebrush steppe and mountain foothill ecoregions and possess good auditory and visual acuity. Applicants must be in excellent physical condition, able to work under adverse weather conditions, able to traverse uneven terrain with four-wheel drive or all-terrain vehicles for extended periods of time. The ability to work both independently and with others is essential. Biologists will be trained by senior staff in regards to survey methodologies, conﬁrming quality and accuracy of data recording, use of gps receivers and software, safe and correct use of vehicles and equipment. Bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology / management, biological sciences, range management, or closely related ﬁeld is required. Selection of candidates will be based on previous experience in conducting bird and /or vegetation surveys, ability to interpret and navigate via topographic maps, familiarity with GPS and experience in operating four-wheel drive trucks and ATVs. A valid drivers license is required for biologists to be selected for this position and operate company vehicles. Potential candidates should be well organized and self-motivated and perform duties independent of constant direct supervision. The position will not require overnight travel and housing is not provided. Please submit resume in Word or pdf format through regular mail or via email (preferred) with “Wildlife Technician Positions” in the subject line. Include names, addresses, phone numbers of at least three references. Applications will be accepted until jobs are ﬁlled. Successful applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment screening process. Contact: Brian Heath at email@example.com. Close Date: September 30, 2007. Field Research Technician - Several field research positions are available for summer 2007, starting mid May and running through mid August. These positions are 90 day term positions and pay $1,200/month plus housing. These positions are ideal for anyone interested in a career in wildlife biology, ecology, or other research related ﬁeld and needs to gain experience. The successful applicant will be expected to perform habitat vegetation surveys, radio telemetry, handle adult, juvenile, and young of the year greater prairie chickens. The focus of the project is acquiring basic demographic, genetic and spatial ecology data on greater prairie chickens living in the Flint Hills region of Kansas. The Flint Hills represents one of the last remaining tracts of tallgrass prairie ecosystem left in the continental United States (See National Geographic for April, 2007, page 120 for more details). Tall-grass prairies are an ecologically important ecotype, and greater prairie chickens are an indicator species of healthy tall-grass prairie and are a regionally important game species. In recent years greater prairie chicken numbers have been observed to be declining across much of their range. Greater prairie chickens are also one of the few species known to suffer inbreeding depressions. The goals of this project are to determine the population trajectory and viability of Flint Hills greater prairie chickens, and to help devise strategies to mitigate the inﬂuence of planned wind-power development on greater prairie chicken populations. The successful applicant will have a strong work ethic, good communication and organizational skills, and a strong interest in one or more of the following areas: avian ecology, conservation biology, spatial ecology, or environmental biology. A willingness to ask questions and follow directions when given is also required. All interested persons should send a cover letter and resume (including references) via email to Andy Gregory at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have additional questions about these position you are encouraged to call me at (989) 400-3492 (preferred) or email your questions to the above email address. Please note that I do contact references and will likely contact them prior to calling you for an interview. Close Date: Until Filled. Avian Field Tech and Research Intern - Baraboo HIlls, southern Wisconsin. One Avian Field Technician and one Research Intern are needed from May 14-21 until August 3, 2007, to assist with research investigating the effects of rural housing development and land cover change on forest songbirds in the Baraboo Hills of southwestern Wisconsin. Primary duties will include searching for and monitoring forest songbird nests and surveying mammalian predator communities. Other duties may include collection of data on forest vegetation structure and composition and simulating human disturbance on hiking trails for a related project. To apply, send a brief letter of interest, a resume, and contact
information of 2 references to Adrian Lesak preferably via email at email@example.com or to Department of Forest Ecology and Management, 120 Russell Labs, 1630 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Crew Leader – CA. Audubon California’s Starr Ranch Sanctuary in Trabuco Canyon, CA solicits applicants for a position as ﬁeld crew leader with our artichoke thistle control and needlegrass grassland/coastal sage scrub restoration project. This research-based program aims to control the invasive species, Cynara cardunculus (artichoke thistle), without chemicals and restore to rare native habitat. Responsibilities will include supervision of ﬁeld assistants (4) who help with invasive plant species control, restoration, and research. Will work on mechanical and physical control of artichoke thistle and all aspects of invasive species control and restoration including physical control of other invasive species, native seed collection and planting, experimental tests of weed removal and restoration techniques, and quantitative monitoring. Will supervise data collection, entry, and storage and help summarize data from monitoring and experiments. Will be responsible for efﬁcient operation of weed control, restoration, and data collection activities; ensuring rigorous implementation of protocols; and maintaining high standards of data collection. Must have basic mechanical skills for care and maintenance of equipment and be willing to operate a tractor and similar heavy equipment. Experience in plant sampling in the ﬁeld is essential. Enthusiasm for working outdoors. One year position starts September, 2007 - August, 2008. Opportunity to live on our 4000 acre Sanctuary. Send cover letter stating career goals, résumé, and three letters of recommendation (letters can arrive separately) to: Dr. Sandy DeSimone, Director - research and education; Starr Ranch Sanctuary, 100 Bell Canyon Road, Trabuco Canyon, CA 92679; firstname.lastname@example.org; (949) 858-0309; fax (949) 8581013. Close Date: Until Filled. Biological Science Technician - The USDA/Wildlife Services program in North Dakota is currently taking applications for 3 Biological Science Technicians to work as a team conducting blackbird damage management activities in east-central North Dakota. Duties include the live capture of birds using decoy traps and mist nets, locating cattail dominated wetlands which serve as blackbird roost sites, loaning damage abatement equipment (propane cannons & pyrotechnics) to sunflower producers, and possble application of an EPA-labeled avicide for mitigating blackbird damage, assist scientists with the National Wildlife Research Center with data collection relating to efﬁcacy of experimental procedures. The project will begin July 8 and conclude on October 13, 2007. A work vehicle and housing (camp trailers) will be provided. Must be able to work independently and also as a team, manage paperwork, and have excellent communications skills and the ability to interact with landowners, state, and federal employees. Must be able to work long hours and collect ﬁeld data, sometimes in adverse weather conditions. Must be able to build bird traps, handle live birds, climb ladders, carry ﬁeld supplies weighing up to 50 lbs., and drive a pickup truck on varied road conditions. Must be able to read and interpret state, county, and GIS-generated maps. Bird identiﬁcation skills (sight & sound) are also required. Applicants must be citizens of the United States, must possess a valid driver’s license, must pass a mandatory drug test. Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with the selective Service System. Submit a cover letter, OF-612 (Optional Application for Federal Employment) and 3 references. The OF-612 can be retrived from the following website: http://www. usajobs.opm.gov/forms.asp (OF-612 form)Please address experience as it relates to the duties and qualiﬁcations. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Technician - Intern needed for the Rangeland Innovations for Sustainable Environments (RISE) Program to participate in the collection of data and maintenance of experimental systems on rangelands treated by prescribed ﬁre and roller chopping. The intern will work with the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station in Uvalde on rangelands located west of Uvalde, TX. This position provides a great opportunity for gaining hands-on range ecology experience. Duties include assistance in measuring vegetation through point intercept, belt transect and other methods, perform prescribed burns, assist in remote sensing of cattle, collect soil moisture and temperature data, and assist with other duties. Most work will be conducted outdoors in hot or possibly inclement weather. Each candidate should have the ability to work as a team member, as well as independently. Each candidate should currently be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in Range Ecology, Natural Resource Management or related subject. Useful skills include plant identiﬁcation and experience using GPS. Applicants must have a valid drivers license. Contact: Dr. M.K. Owens at KOwens@ag.tamu.edu. Close Date: Until Filled. Wetland Vegetation Mapping Technician - Grand Island, Nebraska. This position will provide opportunity to gain experience in upland and wetland biological monitoring including vegetation mapping and monitoring using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Global Position System (GPS), Incumbent will work with U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission biologists to complete vegetation mapping and monitoring on public lands in the Rainwater Basin Wetland Complex. Must have a valid driver s license and be willing to learn to operate a four-wheel drive pickup and an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV). Desired education: junior level or higher in wildlife management/biology/geography or related natural resources ﬁeld. Experience with eCognition, Arcview 3.3 or ArcGIS 9.1, GPS units is preferred, but not necessary. Plant identiﬁcation skills or willingness to learn wetland vegetation identiﬁcation desired. Must be able to work independently and be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds. Work will be completed outdoors during the summer in wetlands, incumbent must be willing to work in hot conditions and get dusty/wet. Must be available June, July, and August of 2007; however, beginning and ending dates can be ﬂexible. Housing is provided. Please call Ryan Reker at: 308-382-6468 x39 for more detailed information. Contact: Ryan Reker at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled.
Biologists Adventurous biologists to observe catches onboard commercial ﬁshing boats off the coast of Alaska. Duties include collecting representative samples of the catch, sorting, recording and measuring different species and documenting sightings of marine mammals and birdlife. Requires a B.S. in biology or natural sciences, a college level statistics course and a ﬂexible attitude. Strenuous working conditions. Opportunities year-round. Training provided. Excellent stair-step salaries and room and board provided while on contract. U.S. citizenship required. E-mail, mail or fax resume to Saltwater Recruiting, 132 Theo Dr. Talent OR 97540. Fax: (541) 535-5651, Tel: (541) 535-5308, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit our website: http://www.saltwaterinc.com
Wildlife Research Technician – Kansas State University has multiple openings for research technician positions to assist in a study of the impacts of wind power development on Greater Prairie-Chickens in the Flint Hills region of eastern Kansas. Technicians will aid in the live-trapping and radio-tagging of prairie-chicken broods, conduct radiotelemetry on previously tagged birds, and assist in habitat data collection. Responsibilities will include participation in ﬁeld research, data entry, and miscelaneous duties. A bachelor’s degree in wildlife science, natural resources, or related ﬁeld and previous experience as a wildlife technician is prefered. Must be self-motivated to work independently in remote locations with minimal supervision. Attention to detail a must. Previous experience with radio-telemetry, ranching, and landowner interaction is preferred. Interested individuals should send a cover letter outlining past research experience, a detailed resume, and contact information for three references to Lance McNew, Division of Biology, 116 Ackert Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506-4901 (PH: 517-898-0846), FAX: 785-532-6653, EM: email@example.com). Close Date: Until Filled. Biological Science Technician - The Sandusky, Ohio Field Station of the National Wildlife Research Center is advertising an opening for a full-time seasonal Biological Science Technician (GS-4). The National Wildlife Research Center is an organizational unit within the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Ohio Field Station is involved primarily with the research and development of lethal and non-lethal methods of reducing bird and wildlife hazards to aviation. The station also conducts research on the economics of bird damage and the population dynamics of pest bird species. The selected applicant will assist in conducting ﬁeld and aviary tests to evaluate the effectiveness of lethal and nonlethal means of reducing bird-people conﬂicts, especially at airports; collect data; observe results of experimental tests; trap, transport, and care for birds and mammals needed for laboratory or ﬁeld studies. The selected applicant also will assist project personnel in other research activities as assigned. Applicants must possess interest in, basic knowledge of, and ability to identify and handle birds and small mammals. A general understanding of fundamentals of animal behavior and animal husbandry is essential. Contact: Dr. Brian Washburn at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Research Field Assistant - Field assistants needed for research on snowshoe in hares in NW Montana and Yellowstone National Park. Assistants will live-trap snowshoe hares for population estimates and will conduct counts of fecal pellets as an index of abundance. Qualiﬁcations: Ability to work in remote forested locations; Previous research and/or ﬁeld experience preferred. To apply, send resume,
cover letter, and contact information for two references: Dr. Karen E. Hodges, email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Assistant – Baton Rouge, LA. One ﬁeld assistant is needed to assist primarily with radio-telemetry of marked white-tailed deer. The assistant will also aid the graduate student in possible additional trapping using clover traps and maintain a growing database of telemetry locations derived from each day’s work. Qualiﬁcations: Be enrolled in, or graduated from, an accredited natural resource program. The successful candidate will work closely with many persons from state and federal agencies, private conservation groups, private landowners, and most importantly sportsmen. Telemetry will be conducted on private hunting leases and assistant must be tolerant hunting and be able to interact with local hunters/clubs. Applicants should be able to endure long working days, lift 50 lbs, and be willing to live at a semi-remote ﬁeld station with minimal supervision during 4-5 day periods. Field site is only 15 mins from Baton Rouge and housing will consist of both ﬁeld and city accommodations. Must also be tolerant of high heat, humidity, a variety of biting insects, and poisonous snakes. Previous experience using radio-telemetry and operating ATVs/boats is desired. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record also required. Contact: Justin Thayer at Jthaye1@lsu. edu. Close Date: July 1, 2007. Marbeled Murrelet Field Surveyors – Oregon. Turnstone is currently seeking a few more individuals to conduct surveys for Marbled Murrelets throughout western Oregon for the 2007 ﬁeld season. This is a full-time, temporary-seasonal position. Successful applicants will be able to start these positions immediately. Surveys will be on federal, state and private forested lands in western Oregon in the Coastal mountain ranges. This position starts April 24th and runs to August 5th, with the possibility of pre-season work and extension based on experience, job performance, and project needs. Housing is generally provided, but camping will sometimes be necessary. Crews will be stationed in several coastal communities in western Oregon, a choice of stations may be available. Applicants should have a B.S. degree in wildlife biology or a related ﬁeld and a minimum of 1 year ﬁeld survey experience. Marbled Murrelet experience is preferred, but not required if applicant has strong ﬁeld skills and an interest in avian biology. $1800-$2600/month, depending on experience. Contact: Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: June 20, 2007. Interns – Interns needed from 18 August – 1 December on S.E. Farallon Island, California ﬁeld station. Interns will be required to spend a minimum of one month on the island. Major duties include banding landbirds, conducting area searches, and participating in daily seawatches. Additional duties include data entry and proofing, cooking, and island/house maintenance. We provide boat transportation to and from the island as well as all food and housing once on the island. Proﬁciency in identifying western birds is essential while familiarity with eastern birds is very helpful. As this is a very small and remote ﬁeld location, applicants must be enthusiastic and be able to get along well with others. If interested, please email a cover letter, resume, and the email addresses of three references familiar with your landbird banding and survey skills to Jim Tietz, PRBO Conservation Science (EM: email@example.com). Close Date: June 30, 2007. Wildlife Biologist III – TN. This position will coordinate several private lands programs for the TWRA. For the Landowner Incentive Program (LIP) in Tennessee, the duties are primarily administrative, including writing grant proposals and the supervision of a Wildlife Manager 1. Duties may also include ﬁeld visits with landowners to develop and submit LIP management plans. Coordinate with The Nature Conservancy and other state and federal agencies as necessary to effectively implement LIP grants to deliver on-the-ground conservation for rare and at-risk wildlife species. Also responsible for administration of TWRA s Farm Wildlife Habitat Program. Wetlands knowledge or experience desirable as this position’s responsibilities will likely include wetlands coordination and/or acquisition duties as programs’ status dictates. Education and Experience: Possession of a master s degree from an accredited college or university in wildlife or ﬁsh management or closely related ﬁeld and experience equivalent to two years of full-time professional wildlife resources work; qualifying full-time professional wildlife or ﬁsheries experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of one year. Contact: Mark Gudlin at mark.gudlin@state. tn.us. Close Date: Until Filled. Senior Ecologist - The Ecological Sciences and Applications (ESA) Division of Versar, Inc. located in Columbia, MD, USA, is seeking a senior quantitative ecologist to provide consulting support in ﬁsheries and aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems to our diverse client base, primarily local, state and federal agencies. ESA has a staff of 40, primarily biologists, ecologists, modelers, database managers, and GIS technicians. The position will involve work as a member of multi-disciplinary teams, most often working concurrently on multiple projects. Candidates would be
Biology & Ecology expected to contribute to proposal efforts and may be required to manage tasks and projects. The types of work anticipated would include ﬁsheries stock-assessments, development and enhancement of population models, statistical design of biological surveys, statistical analysis of multivariate databases, literature review and synthesis, preparation of reports and presentations, authoring technical manuscripts, and business development. Strong quantitative, programming, writing and inter-personal skills are required, and experience in project management, proposal writing and business development desirable. Versar offers competitive salaries and beneﬁts and the opportunity for professional growth. Versar is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). It is our company policy to hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Additional information about Versar related to this opportunity may be found at our corporate World Wide Web site (www.versar. com) and our Mid-Atlantic regional ofﬁce site (esm.versar. com). Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via E-mail, US mail or FAX to the following address, referencing position number 07-734. Applications will be accepted until the position is ﬁlled. Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with experience and qualiﬁcations. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via E-mail, US mail or FAX to the following address, referencing position number 06-665. Glynda Squiggins, Human Resources, RE: 07-734, Versar, Inc., 9200 Rumsey Road, Columbia, MD 210451934. Email: HR@versar.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Wildlife Biologist - We are currently seeking an innovative and self-motivated biologist to monitor and conserve the fauna of Fort Irwin, a large military training base in the Mojave Desert of Southern California. The wildlife biologist develops and conducts surveys and monitoring activities for sensitive animal species; collects and disseminates information about the fauna to regional scientists, and resolves reports or complaints about wildlife and animal pests. The wildlife biologist takes an active role in performing many of the following duties: analyzes and archives survey and monitoring data from GIS (Geographic Information Systems); participates in regional ecological monitoring programs, particularly for the threatened desert tortoise; creates maps and analyzes data to determine the status of fauna on Fort Irwin; drafts annual reports for USFWS; coordinates and oversees research studies and surveys of the desert tortoise, Mojave ground squirrel, and other animal species; cares for injured wildlife; and resolves complaints about nuisance animals (bees, rodents, ravens, coyotes, etc.). The qualiﬁed candidate will have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Wildlife Biology, Biology, (MS preferred) or related ﬁeld, with 4 years of increasingly complex and progressive experience. Experience with the following is desired: Environmental review process needed for the Endangered Species Act, Sikes Act, and National Environmental Policy Act; Windows software (MS Ofﬁce, Access, ArcView, ArcGIS); public speaking; desert ecology; desert tortoise (or other reptile) surveys, compliance, or telemetry; report writing and editing; team-building skills; and the ability to work independently. This is a full-time position with full beneﬁts. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a stable company where the employees really are valued and make a difference. We offer a generous beneﬁt package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with immediate vesting, paid vacation, paid personal leave, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and SkillSoft online training. Please email your resume to Brenda Melson at jobswest@itsfed. com or fax to (858) 618-1089. Documents in MS Word format are welcome as attachments. Close Date: Until Filled. Aquarist - This position is responsible for the day to day physical operations of the park visitor center and related grounds. A primary job duty of this position is the maintenance of the park aquariums, pumps, ﬁlters and support systems, including conducting and recording daily testing. Applicant will be in charge of all related ﬁshing tournament activities, including caring for caught fish and recording associated data. As such, the applicant must possess extensive knowledge of ﬁsh species, care and live exhibit maintenance. Other job duties include supervising and training park and tournament volunteers and extra-help employees, maintaining the park s butterﬂy gardens, presenting environmental education programs to park visitors, school groups, and organizations, as well as other duties as assigned. This position offers a full beneﬁt package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement pension. Applicant must meet or exceed the following qualiﬁcations: a bachelor’s degree in biology, ﬁsheries or a related ﬁeld, plus one year of experience in educational programming, special events or field work. Non-qualified applicants need not apply. Contact: Andy Thomas, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Assistant – Individual needed to conduct point counts for forest songbirds in the Willapa Hills of southwest Washington State. Primary duties will include conducting point counts and entering data. All applicants must demonstrate ability to identify birds of the Paciﬁc Northwest by sight and sound. Ideal candidates will have previous experience conducting multi-species bird surveys and with distance estimation. These positions require working very
early mornings and walking long distances through dense second-growth forest on very steep terrain. Perks of the job include opportunity to observe abundant wildlife, outstanding scenery, and proximity to the beaches of the Washington and Oregon coast. Employment will begin 15 May, and continue until 4 July. Work will follow a 10-day on, 4-day off schedule, weather permitting, and successful candidate will camp on-site with 1-2 other employees while working. Shared housing will be provided in Mount Vernon, Washington (approximately 3 hours from project site) on days off, if desired. To apply, please send a cover letter summarizing your interest in the project and your relevant experience, a current resume, and contact information for 2 references to John Lloyd (jobs AT ecoinst.org). Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so apply ASAP if you are interested. For more information about Ecostudies Institute and this project, visit our website at http://www.ecoinst.org. Close Date: Until Filled.
Field Technicians New Mexico State University - Las Cruces, New Mexico. Collect/record data in the ﬁeld for vegetation and soil sampling on monitoring and research projects. Opportunity to work with a diverse group of scientists and technicians in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. $7.34 - $11.34 commensurate with education and experience. Send letter of application, resume and contact information for three references to: Ericha Courtright, Jornada Experimental Range, Box 30003, MSC 3JER, NMSU, Las Cruces, NM, 88003 or ericha@nmsu. edu. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Assistant - Conduct avian point count and line transect surveys, vegetation measurements and data entry for a study of breeding bird community structure in riparian areas along the San Pedro River in southeastern Arizona and northern Sonora, Mexico. Housing is available and ﬁeld vehicles will be provided. Position open until ﬁlled, need someone to start ASAP. The best qualiﬁed applicants will at least be experienced at identifying birds by their vocalizations, ideally in the riparian habitats of western North America using distance sampling techniques. Upon arrival one must be able to quickly learn to identify by ear more than 70 species regularly encountered in the study area. A valid driver’s license, clean driving record and background check are all required, as is the ability to work both independently and as a team member while maintaining a good attitude and judgment working in hot, sometimes difficult field conditions. The applicant must be comfortable interacting with Spanish-speaking migrants and land owners, U.S. and Mexican law enforcement and military personnel, as well as at least a few rattlesnakes and Africanized bees. Send resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter highlighting relevant experiences, and names of three references to Glenn Johnson at email@example.com. Prefer at least one reference that can attest to the applicant’s ability (realized or potential) to identify birds by sound. Close Date: Until Filled. Technicians – Five (5) needed for shrub-steppe bird and pygmy rabbit work ASAP through mid-late August. ShrubMAP is a multidisciplinary research program focused on linking the responses of animal and plant populations to habitat restoration projects in the shrub-steppe of northeastern Utah. This is a great opportunity to work on a collaborative research program studying landscape-scale impacts across multiple taxa. Five sub-projects are currently connected with this research effort: passerine birds, pygmy rabbits, sage grouse, small mammals, and vegetation/remote sensing. Each sub-project will have its own crew and protocols, but there may be opportunities to participate in multiple subprojects. Currently, we are hiring 3 pygmy rabbit technicians and 2 passerine bird technicians. The pygmy rabbit project will involve county-wide burrow transect surveys and occupancy studies for this rare species (the smallest rabbit in North America), as well as trapping and telemetry work. The passerine bird technicians will be responsible for line transect surveys and vegetation sampling county-wide, and nest searching/monitoring of shrub-steppe associated birds. These positions require long days in the ﬁeld and ﬂexible schedules (sometimes six days/week including Sundays, and night time work will be involved.), so a sense of humor, positive attitude, patience, and self-motivation are essential. Successful applicants will have demonstrable academic and/or ﬁeld experience, have familiarity with GPS and related computer applications, work well independently and with others, demonstrate the willingness and ability to live in shared housing, communicate well in a variety of situations, and express comfort with living and working in a traditional, rural area of northern Utah. Applicants must be physically ﬁt enough to move quickly across an austere landscape in variable weather conditions. A willingness to learn from and work under the direction of graduate students and a project manager will be necessary, since this is a large, multi-disciplinary project. Everyone will be responsible for regular entry of their own data. Crews will be based out of Randolph, UT, with our ﬁeld sites at upwards of 6,300’ throughout the eastern portion of northern Utah. Bear Lake,
the High Uinta Wilderness Area, Wyoming Wind River Range and scenic Logan Canyon are all a short distance away. Technician positions will be ﬁlled between $1250/mo and $1942/mo depending upon experience (plus shared housing and work truck). Please email resume and letter of interest to SHRUBMAP@GOMAIL.USU.EDU . Be sure to include previous experience with ﬁeld research; speciﬁc dates of availability; sub-project preference; and names, current phone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Close Date: Until Filled. Wetland Scientist - Frontier Corporation USA is multidisciplinary environmental consulting firm located near Utah State University in Cache Valley, Utah. We are seeking career-oriented scientists and project managers with 4+ years of experience in wetland ecology, riparian ecology, plant ecology, aquatic ecology and/or wildlife ecology to manage environmental planning and permitting projects in the Intermountain West. Projects include wetland delineation, wetland restoration, wildlife habitat assessments, Clean Water Act Section 404 Permitting, stream surveys, stream restoration, NEPA documentation, Stormwater pollution prevention plans, T&E surveys, and botanical inventories. Must be able to work independently, manage ﬁeld crews, communicate with resource and regulatory agencies, and have strong technical writing skills. Full time salaried position starting $48-60K, bonus incentives, retirement, health and dental benefits, paid holidays/vacation and ownership opportunities. Contact: Dennis Wenger, Frontier Corporation USA, 221 N. Spring Creek Parkway, Suite B, Providence, UT 84332 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (435) 753-9534. Close Date: July 1, 2007. Monitor – Position needed for studies of the diet and behavioral ecology of Caspian terns, double-crested cormorants, and several gull species in coastal Oregon and the interior Columbia River basin. Duties will include on-colony diet, behavioral and productivity observations, band resighting, and diet sampling to determine the diet of piscivorous waterbirds. All applicants should have a strong interest in avian ecology, feel comfortable working on small boats, be a strong swimmer, and have a valid driver’s license. Colony Monitor Intern will live/camp on an island with one other person (the Colony Monitor Technician) away from civilization for extended periods of time. These interns will be in regular contact with the rest of the research group, but will only have limited shore leave. Successful applicants can expect to spend long hours in bad weather with infrequent and irregular time off, to live and work closely with others, and will quickly gain exposure to many aspects of seabird biology through a variety of ongoing projects. Intern will begin ASAP and work through the end of July (some positions may extend beyond July). This ongoing project is a collaboration of researchers from the USGS - Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at Oregon State University and Real Time Research, a private consulting ﬁrm. Volunteer positions will be through Oregon State University. All positions will provide excellent ﬁeld research experience and interns can expect to learn a great deal about seabird biology, ecology, and research. Further information about this project can be viewed at www.columbiabirdresearch. org. Housing, food, and incidental costs will be covered. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three references with email & mailing addresses and phone numbers to Jessica Adkins jessica.adkins@oregonstate. edu. Please indicate your earliest possible start date. For further information contact Jessica Adkins at 503-805-2936. Close Date: Until Filled. Restoration Field Assistant - Restoration ecology ﬁeld assistant. A ﬁeld assistant is needed (June 15 to August, 2007) to work in Martha’s Vineyard, MA for a habitat restoration project by the Ecosystems Center (MBL), The Nature Conservancy, and the University of Central Florida. This project will involve plot layout, soil sampling and “pretreatment” vegetation sampling for a restoration experiment of rare coastal sandplain habitat. The position will be ﬁeld based, and will involve challenging outdoor work, sometimes during inclement weather. There will be seed collections as well as laboratory analyses. This is a good opportunity for a student to learn a variety of research skills by working with an experienced ﬁeld crew. Good botanical skills and ﬁeld research experience are a plus, but not a requirement. Lodging is provided on Martha’s Vineyard, MA. Salary is $300-400/week, commensurate with experience. This job will be for 8-9 weeks, with the assistant working for as long as they are available in August. For more information, see the webpage: http://biology.ucf.edu/~vonholle/. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and phone & email addresses of 3 references to: Dr. Betsy Von Holle, email@example.com. edu. Close Date: Until Filled. Staff Biologist - Staff Biologist will be responsible for data collection, technical writing, generating peer reviewed scientiﬁc documents, experimental design, literature review, ﬁeld mapping utilizing GIS/GPS technology, ﬁeld monitoring, data analysis (statistics), project design, working in group situations, development of safety protocols for department and company, grant writing, grant research, presentations to the public/government/industry, and sales of services provided by CSR, Inc. on an opportunistic basis. Desired Qualiﬁcations: B.S. or M.S. in natural resources, biology, or
related ﬁeld; Background in ornithology with proﬁciency in identifying avifauna of the Intermountain West by both sight and sound; Field experience with plant identiﬁcation, and survey techniques.; Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access; Working knowledge and proﬁciency with GIS systems; Ability to perform tasks requiring physical exertion, outdoors, in all weather conditions, and on difﬁcult terrain; Ability to work safely and follow safety protocol; Ability to work effectively with diverse groups including landowners, general public, and CSR staff; Willingness to travel; Sincere commitment to wildlife conservation, native habitats, habitat restoration, and the goals of CSR, Inc. Wages: Subject to experience and education * this is a salary position. Competitive benefits package. Please send a letter of interest, resume, and at least 2 references for review (preferably by email) to Dylan Levy-Boyd, dylan@csr-inc. com. 506 Center Street West, Kimberly, Idaho 83341. Close Date: Until Filled. Fisheries Research Project Leader – OR. Searching for an individual with ﬁsheries knowledge and skills to supervise and conduct studies to develop and recommend hatchery practices for the Umatilla production facilities to meet the mitigation and enhancement requirements and management objectives for production of salmon and steelhead in the Umatilla River and studies to monitor the status and trends of natural populations of salmon and steelhead. Oversee steelhead supplementation, hatchery evaluation, status and trends, life history, and relative reproductive success investigations in the Grande Ronde River and Imnaha River basins. Project Leaders may be offered an opportunity to become Adjunct Professors at Eastern Oregon University. This position is with the Umatilla River Basin Hatchery Monitoring and Evaluation Project and the Lower Snake River Compensation Plan steelhead evaluation project that are part of the NE Oregon Research and Development Program (NEORD) of the Northeast Region. The research projects focus on evaluating and developing strategies for the use of artiﬁcial propagation to restore ﬁsheries, enhance natural production, and for recovery of ESAlisted salmonid populations. Qualiﬁcations: Requires three years of biological experience in a ﬁsheries or wildlife program. At least one year of the experience must be at the professional level, performing research activities such as planning and conducting investigations, analyzing data, applying pertinent laws and regulations, and coordinating and monitoring project activities; AND a Bachelor s degree in Fisheries or Wildlife Science or a closely-related Bachelor s degree with at least 45 quarter (30 semester) hours of biological/ecological coursework; or three years of biological experience performing studies or research in a ﬁsheries or wildlife program. One year of experience must have included lead work or supervisory duties. A Master’s degree in Fisheries or Wildlife Science, or a closely-related Master s degree in biological/ecological sciences will substitute for up to one year of required experience and a Doctorate in Fisheries or Wildlife Science, or a closely-related Doctorate in biological/ecological sciences will substitute for up to two years of required experience. Applicants who have obtained a Master s degree or Doctorate that includes work experience from an internship, work/study, or similar program may list this experience in their resume/CV to receive credit for the work experience. The Master s degree/Doctorate and applicable work experience will be reviewed separately and both the education and applicable experience may count toward minimum qualiﬁcations. Preference will be given to those applicants with 1) experience using statistical software to summarize and analyze complex data sets, and 2) experience writing reports and technical publications. Contact: For application materials visit ODFW s Web site at: www.dfw.state.or.us or call ODFW s jobline at (503) 9476052. Close Date: Until Filled. Interns - Waterbird and Vernal Pool Interns (2) – are needed starting immediately (April 2007) to last 4 to 6 months. Interns will assist with data-mining waterbird plans for information pertaining to seabird research and needs; assist with a vernal pool water quality project; and with additional activities coordinating waterbird monitoring in the Northeast. Intern duties for both projects include a variety of research and planning tasks. Speciﬁcally, the intern will conduct internet and literature research, data management and interpretation, and communication needs (written and web-based). Field work associated with the vernal pool project will occur from April through June. This internship offers an excellent opportunity to participate in and contribute to science-based conservation planning and implementation as well as gain some field work experience. Qualifications: Degree in biology, wildlife/conservation management or equivalent, excellent writing skills, knowledge of Word, Excel required. Intern is expected to work 40hrs/week and will receive a $100/week stipend. Housing on beautiful Cape Cod Bay is provided. Please send letter of interest, resume and 3 references to Stephanie Schmidt at waterbirds@manomet. org or Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, PO Box 1770, Manomet, MA 02345, (508) 224-6521, Fax (508) 2249220. For information about Manomet, please see our web site at www.manomet.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Research Field Assistant - Field assistants needed to work on long-term project of snowshoe hare dynamics. Assistants will live-trap snowshoe hares for population estimates and
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Career Events “Networking or not working” June 2-9, 2007 - 27th Annual Conference of IAIA, Seoul, Korea, www.iaia.org July 7-12, 2007 - Solar 2007, National Solar Energy Conference, Cleveland, OH September 26-28, 2007 - North American Ecotourism Conference, Madison, WI October 6-7, 2007 - Greenfest, Washington D.C. Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW, Washington, DC 20001, www.greenfestivals.org November 7-9, 2007 - Greenbuild, Chicago, Illinois, McCormick Place West Building, www.greenbuildexpo.org November 14-17, 2007 - 36th Annual NAAEE Conference, Virginia Beach, Virginia, www.naaee.org March 25-28, 2008 - NAEP/AEP Annual Conference, OMNI San Diego Hotel, 675 L Street, San Diego, CA 92101, www.naep.org
Please email announcements on upcoming conferences, symposia, career seminars and training workshops to firstname.lastname@example.org
Suggestions or comments on the content of the Green Career Journal? Email us at email@example.com and let us know what we can do to improve our publication to serve you better. Moving? Please send your address changes to: Environmental Career Center 2 Eaton Street, Suite 711 Hampton, VA 23669 conduct pellet counts as an index of abundance. Desired qualiﬁcations: ability to work in remote forested locations, previous experience with research and/or fieldwork preferable. Animal handling experience an asset. To apply, send resume, cover letter, and contact information for two references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Ecologist - GS 11/12 Ecologist (Wildlife) Position available at USGS National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, WI. Salary: GS-11: $52,912 to $68,787. Contact: Melody Sutherland, email@example.com, 703-648-7471 * Applicants must be U.S. Citizens. * Travel and relocation expenses are not authorized. * You must be able to travel 3-4 nights per month. -- Plan and conduct wildlife disease ecology investigations concerning biological, chemical, and physical process that affect wildlife resources and ecosystems. Deploy data collection systems and manipulate and analyze data from these systems. Analyze and resolve complex and conventional problems. Write comprehensive reports on findings and recommend management strategies. -- Develop and present training modules for investigation of wildlife diseases for state, Federal and tribal biologists. -- Identify new emerging wildlife disease problems and issues and develop proposals to address or resolve them; pursues support for collaboration and funding with the agency and with extramural cooperators. -- Analyze data, perform scientiﬁc tests, and conduct studies on the impact of diseases on wildlife populations and the effects of existing or proposed management practices on wildlife diseases. -- Modify and adapt standard ﬁeld techniques, processes and procedures; assess, select and apply innovative approaches and precedents; and devise strategies and plans to overcome signiﬁcant technical and resource problems related to ecological investigations of the population affects of wildlife disease. Qualiﬁcation requirements. Close Date: Until Filled. Postdoctoral Position - The Center for Disease Ecology (CDE) invites applications for a postdoctoral position. The applicant will be responsible for developing theoretical models for host-pathogen interactions stressing transmission dynamics within explicit seasonal and spatial contexts. The
applicant will have access to established databases from a variety of infectious diseases including (but not restricted to) rabies, Ebola, classic swine fever, and malaria. The Center for Disease Ecology is a cross-disciplinary initiative involving the Emory College, Graduate School, Medical School, School of Public Health, Yerkes National Vaccine Center, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Director of the CDE is Leslie A. Real of the Department of Biology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. The position is funded for a two-year period (with a possible extension) and all work will be conducted at Emory. The successful applicant should have a Ph.D. or related research experience. The applicant should be familiar with mathematical modeling, computer programming, and data visualization and management. Responsibilities will include extending and analyzing retrospective data sets and integration of data into models of disease dynamics. To apply, please send a letter of application with a statement of research interest, CV, and the names (with email addresses) of three referees. Applications should have “CDE Postdoc” as the subject ﬁeld and should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to: Dr. Leslie A Real, Center for Disease Ecology, Department of Biology, 1510 Clifton Road, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322. Close Date: Until Filled. College Internship - Internships are available year-round. Duration of an internship runs from 8 to 16 weeks, with longer periods of time considered. Mote offers a wide variety of internships in seven different research centers as well as several support areas. The internship areas encompass aquaculture; animal care; environmental chemistry; coastal ecology; ﬁsheries; marine mammal, sea turtle, and shark research. Research interns get hands-on experience in the ﬁeld and laboratory with speciﬁc duties depending on research area but include animal care and surveys, acoustic monitoring, data processing and analysis, ﬁeld collection, lab testing and maintenance. Support area interns gain valuable experience working in our animal care, public aquarium, communications, library, and education programs. Undergraduate, graduate, post graduate students are encouraged to apply as well as those taking a sabbatical in order to gain ﬁeld experience. We seek primarily biology, chemistry, zoology, environmental science, ecology,
aquaculture, fisheries, animal science, pre-veterinary, education, communications, aquarium management or related majors/minors for our internships. Under-represented groups in the sciences are encouraged to apply [Black, Hispanic, Native American and Paciﬁc Islander].Internships are unpaid. However a limited scholarship program is available. Mote provides assistance in locating housing but interns should plan on spending $75-$100 per week for housing, plus food and entertainment. Interns should arrange for their own transportation due to limited public transportation. Mote has a rolling application process, but deadlines apply for scholarship submittals. Summer and scholarship applications should be submitted as soon as possible due to high demand. Additional information regarding Mote, intern opportunities, and applications is available online at www.mote.org, or by contacting: Dana O’Mara – College Intern Liaison: email@example.com. Phone: 941-388-4441, Ext. 462. Close Date: Until Filled. Songbird Banding & Surveying Interns – Interns needed from 18 August - 1 December on S.E. Farallon Island, California ﬁeld station. Interns will be required to spend a minimum of one month on the island. Major duties include banding landbirds, conducting area searches, and participating in daily seawatches. Additional duties include data entry and prooﬁng, cooking, and island/house maintenance. We provide boat transportation to and from the island as well as all food and housing once on the island. Proﬁciency in identifying western birds is essential while familiarity with eastern birds is very helpful. As this is a very small and remote ﬁeld location, applicants must be enthusiastic and be able to get along well with others. If interested, please email a cover letter, resume, and the email addresses of three references familiar with your landbird banding and survey skills to JIM TIETZ, PRBO Conservation Science (EM: firstname.lastname@example.org). Close Date: June 30, 2007. Intern Biologist – CA. This is one of the oldest and highest proﬁle endangered species programs, with many governmental and non-governmental partners. Interns will be required to: work as a member of a team; work in extreme weather conditions in remote areas; occasionally camp; use radio telemetry to locate and track radio-tagged condors; observe feeding and nesting condors from blinds; lift 60 lb carcasses into vehicles and hike them out into remote areas; construct and maintain trails, condor release/holding facilities and other structures; assist in the handling of condors; drive ATVs; keep accurate records, maintain a daily ﬁeld notebook, enter data into spreadsheets; do routine ofﬁce work. Interns are required to commit to full-time work for a minimum of 6 months. Lodging is provided on refuge in a remote location during the work shift. Lodging not provided for days off, although it may be available on a space available basis. No pets allowed. Please send cover letter, resume, DATES OF AVAILABILITY, and three references. Essential: a valid drivers license; a strong interest in wildlife management and related issues. Preferable: B.S. degree in wildlife or closely related ﬁeld; experience in remote ﬁeld locations; 4WD vehicle experience; ability to drive standard transmission; ATV driving experience. Contact: Richard Posey at Richard_ Posey@fws.gov. Close Date: Until Filled. International Polar Year Antarctica Opportunity - Several faculty at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) have recently been funded by the National Science Foundation under an International Polar Year (IPY) grant for their education project: IPY-Research and Educational Opportunities in Antarctica for Minorities (IPY-ROAM). IPYROAM offers successful applicants a novel and life-changing opportunity to learn more about the Polar Regions and travel to Antarctica over the 2007-08 winter break where they will acquire ﬁrst hand experience in ﬁeld-based research and Antarctic system science. Applications are requested from 15 undergraduate students, 5 graduate students, and 5 high school teachers to participate in this program – IPYROAM. Travel to Antarctica over the 2007-08 winter break where they will acquire ﬁrst hand experience in ﬁeld-based research and Antarctic system science. Applicants must be from US institutions and can be interested in multiple disciplines, including terrestrial ecology, marine biology, geosciences, policy, education and outreach. Undergraduate student applicants should be entering their sophomore, junior or senior year in Fall 2007. This course is particularly relevant to junior or senior level students wishing to pursue a graduate degree. Graduate students must be enrolled in a graduate program at a University in the US for Fall 2007. We recommend that you discuss your application into this program with your advisor. Graduate students who could use this course to collect data for their thesis or dissertation are strongly encouraged to apply. Teachers must be employed full-time by a school district in the 2007-2008 school year. Only accredited teachers from middle or high schools will be accepted into this program. Contact: http://www. ipyroam.org; Vanessa L. Lougheed, Ph.D., 915-747-6887, email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Ecologists - In the present project we study the role of atmospheric stress (desiccation, NH3 imissions) and island biogeographic processes (colonization, extinction) on arthropod biodiversity. We study diversity at species level, but also at a historical, i.e. phylogenetic level. We
also study consequences of the diversity of arthropods for their functional role, particularly as grazers and possible dispersers of cryptogams. Approaches include detailed observational studies, as well as habitat use and exclusion experiments with arthropod communities on bark. Data collection on the island biogeographic and climatic part is largely completed and many data are ready to be published collaboratively. The practical work will largely focus on the functional role of arthropods. The host institution is the Research Unit “Ecosystems, Biodiversity, Evolution”, co-funded by University of Rennes 1 and Centre National de la Recherche Scientiﬁque, harboring 58 researchers and docents. The project is for 21 months, pending ﬁnal approval by the funding agency. Starting date is ﬂexible, between July 1st and October 1st. Salary is approximately 1450 Euros / month net. The candidate should ideally contribute (1) Interest in canopy ecology and in the role of biodiversity for ecosystem processes. (2) Experience in crown access by climbing or at least willingness to learn so. (3) Methodological experience in designing both complex observational studies, as well as ﬁeld experiments. (4) Taxonomic expert knowledge on a major group of mesofauna (Collembola, oribatid mites, Psocoptera) or of phytophages (aphids, Heteroptera, Curculionids, Lepidoptera etc.). Lack in determination knowledge is however not prohibitive, as parts of the determination work will be delegated and others can be learned. (5) Experience in the appropriate statistics to analyze the results (spatially explicit, multivariate). (6) Experience in communicating research to the scientiﬁc public, documented by a strong publication list. (7) A driving license. (8) A PhD or equivalent (or at least the ﬁnal stages towards a PhD). (9) Some knowledge in French. Please send applications, including CV, publication list, and major publications (if available also addresses of referees and statement of research interests) by email to Andreas Prinzing (firstname.lastname@example.org). Close Date: Until Filled. Marine Conservation Project Manager - We seek applicants for a new research associate position (MS or Ph.D. level) at the Center for Marine Conservation, Duke University Marine Lab. This person will coordinate administrative tasks and oversee research projects at the Center for Marine Conservation. The Duke Center for Marine Conservation is an interdisciplinary consortium within the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences focusing on research, education, and outreach in marine conservation. During the ﬁrst year, the primary task of the research associate will be to manage Project GloBAL, an effort to improve our understanding of the effects of ﬁsheries bycatch on seabirds, sea turtles, and marine mammals worldwide. The research associate will organize report writing, coordinate regular meetings of the principal investigators and staff, prepare scientiﬁc reports, and work with a ﬁnancial ofﬁcial to track grant spending. In addition, the associate will provide general administrative support by facilitating communication among project staff (approx. 15 members), coordinating domestic and international travel, purchasing equipment, writing abstracts, planning and executing scientiﬁc workshops and conference sessions, and communicating with the Duke University administration. The research associate will also engage in data analysis, literature review, report writing, manuscript and grant preparation. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required as is the ability to work well as part of a large research team. The project manager may be responsible for organizing meetings and coordinating research in foreign countries, so travel experience and foreign language skills are a plus. Experience with maintenance or design of web pages would also be helpful. Qualiﬁcations: Advanced degree in ecology, oceanography, ﬁsheries, marine policy, marine conservation, geospatial analysis, or a related ﬁeld. Particularly strong organizational, communication, and project management skills are required, as is experience working with large research teams. For more information please contact: Larry Crowder, Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University Marine Laboratory, 135 Duke Marine Lab Rd., Beaufort, NC 28516 (email@example.com). Please direct applications including CV, personal statement, and 3 references to Amy Long (firstname.lastname@example.org). Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant - A ﬁeld assistant is needed (June 15 to August, 2007) to work in Martha’s Vineyard, MA for a habitat restoration project by the Ecosystems Center (MBL), The Nature Conservancy, and UCF. This project will involve plot layout, soil sampling and “pre-treatment” vegetation sampling for a restoration experiment of rare coastal sandplain habitat. The position will be ﬁeld based, and will involve challenging outdoor work, sometimes during inclement weather. There will be seed collections as well as laboratory analyses. This is a good opportunity for a student to learn a variety of research skills by working with an experienced ﬁeld crew. Good botanical skills and ﬁeld research experience are a plus, but not a requirement. Lodging is provided on Martha’s Vineyard, MA. Salary is $300-400/week, commensurate with experience. This job will be for 8-9 weeks, with the assistant working for as long as they are available in August. For more information on the research, see http://biology.ucf.edu/~vonholle/. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and phone & email addresses of 3 references to: Dr. Betsy Von Holle, email@example.com.
Biology & Ecology edu. Close Date: Until Filled. Researcher - A research support position is available immediately in the lab of Dr. Alison “Sunny” Power for an NSF project to test the effects of plant host diversity and species composition on the spread of generalist viral pathogens. Responsibilities include organizing and leading execution of experiments in the ﬁeld, greenhouse and growth chamber; using serological methods to assay virus in plant tissue; maintaining insect colonies and plant virus reservoirs; supervising data collection and data entry; performing moderately complex statistical analysis; supervising and training other lab personnel and assisting graduate students; and conducting library research and assisting with report and grant preparation. Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, plant science or related ﬁeld, with at least 2-3 years of lab, greenhouse and ﬁeld research experience and a driver’s license required, as are an ability to work both independently and as part of a team. A more complete description is available along with the formal application at: http://www.ohr.cornell.edu/jobs/. From there, follow link to “Staff (non-academic) and Librarian Positions” and enter job search number 06830. The position is for two-years with possibility of renewal if funding is available. Close Date: Until Filled. Biologist - A scientiﬁc research institute, is seeking a biologist to ﬁll a fulltime Biodiversity Educator position. Candidate must be familiar with northeastern U.S. ﬂora and fauna, have sound knowledge of conservation biology concepts, have excellent writing, teaching, public speaking, and interpersonal skills, and have well-organized work habits. Candidate must have an advanced degree, or else a Bachelor’s degree with at least three years relevant professional experience. Responsibilities include developing educational materials, recruiting for and conducting biodiversity education programs for land use decision-makers, making public presentations, conducting program evaluation and administration, and interacting with agency partners, collaborators, and funding sources. Candidate must have personal vehicle for travel to work sites, and must be able to conduct ﬁeld work alone on foot year-round. Experience with GIS, and with map analysis and air photo interpretation for predicting occurrence of biological resources, and knowledge of land use planning for conservation are strongly preferred. Candidate must be able to work independently, and to work closely with other staff in a small organization. Send letter, resume, three scientiﬁc or technical writing samples, and names and contact information for at least three professional or academic references to: Gretchen Stevens, Hudsonia Ltd., PO Box 5000, Annandale, NY 12504, or e-mail to stevens@bard. edu. Close Date: July 15, 2007. Wildlife Biologist/Animal Ecologist - ITS Corporation provides superior engineering and information technology services and solutions to the federal government. We are currently seeking an innovative and self-motivated biologist to monitor and conserve the fauna of Fort Irwin, a large military training base in the Mojave Desert of Southern California. The wildlife biologist develops and conducts surveys and monitoring activities for sensitive animal species; collects and disseminates information about the fauna to regional scientists; and resolves reports or complaints about wildlife and animal pests. The wildlife biologist takes an active role in performing the following duties: analyzes and archives survey and monitoring data from GIS; participates in regional ecological monitoring programs, particularly for the threatened desert tortoise; creates maps and analyzes data to determine the status of fauna on Fort Irwin; drafts annual reports for USFWS; coordinates and oversees research studies and surveys of the desert tortoise, Mojave ground squirrel, and other animal species; cares for injured wildlife; and resolves complaints about nuisance animals (bees, rodents, ravens, coyotes, etc.). The qualiﬁed candidate will have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Wildlife Biology, Biology, or related ﬁeld (MS preferred), with 4 years of increasingly complex and progressive experience. Experience with the following is desired: Environmental review process needed for the Endangered Species Act, Sikes Act, and National Environmental Policy Act; Windows software (MS Ofﬁce, Access); ArcMap; public speaking; desert ecology; desert tortoise (or other reptile) surveys; compliance; telemetry; report writing and editing; team-building skills; and the ability to work independently. This is a full-time position with full beneﬁts. Reference Job Code: #3122. Please email your resume to Brenda Melson at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (858) 618-1089. Documents in MS Word format are welcome as attachments. For questions, contact Mark Hessing (geo. email@example.com). Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant – There are temporary Research Assistant positions. These positions will begin in late August/early September 2007 and are 3 month positions to start, with the potential of being extended up to 9 months. On-site housing is provided on a limited basis, but is optional. The employees will assist with our long- term wetlands study, which will include intensive wetland vegetation sampling. Other tasks will include greenhouse-based work, such as weeding, maintenance of seed propagation garden, and native seed collection, and data entry. These positions will
report directly to the Plant Ecology Lead Technician. The 28,000-acre Research Center is located approximately 30 miles south of Albany, Georgia. The Center’s research, education, and conservation programs focus on ecology and natural resource management. The site includes 16,000 acres of longleaf pine forests, over 1,000 acres of wetlands, and 26 miles of stream and river ecosystems. Requirements: Ability to conduct moderate to strenuous physical activity in the ﬁeld, under demanding ﬁeld conditions (i.e. heat, high humidity, and insects), and independently follow instructions is required. Qualiﬁcations: B.S. degree or coursework in biology, botany, horticulture, plant ecology or a related ﬁeld. Experience with plant identiﬁcation and the use of dichotomous keys is highly preferred. Computer and laboratory- related experience is also preferable. Wages: $7 per hour (limited on-site housing available) or $9 per hour (without housing). Send cover letter, resume, list of pertinent courses and list of references with phone numbers to: Plant Ecology Hourly Worker, Attn: Cindy Craft, Joseph Jones Ecological Research Center, Route 2 Box 2324, Newton, GA 39870-9651. Send information by Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, FAX (229)734-4707. For speciﬁc questions or more information on this position, please contact: Melanie Kaeser, Plant Ecology Lead Technician by Email: email@example.com. Telephone: (229)734-4706. Close Date: Until Filled. Zookeeper 400 - Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Zoo Director and Zookeeper 02/600, performs a wide range of skilled work involving the care of animals. Carries food and other supplies to cages and enclosures. Feeds, cleans, waters, bathes, and grooms domestic and exotic animals as directed. Identiﬁes and treats minor injuries and illnesses and give reports both verbally and in writing to supervisor regarding more serious cases. Maintains detailed, hand-written records regarding more serious cases. Assists in birthing and care of new-born animals. Uses a variety of techniques to capture and move animals when required. Cleans cages using brooms, scrub brushes, shovels, rakes, and various chemical disinfectants compounds. Provides directions to visitors at the facility and answers questions, when possible, from members of the public. Operates a wide range of animal care equipment including incubators, steam cleaners, and a variety of trucks. May drive a truck with a horse trailer weighing in excess of 10,000 pounds. Performs other duties as required. For more information and/or to apply for this position please visit: http://ingham. org/PE/jobs.HTM. Close Date: Until Filled. Marbled Murrelet Field Surveyors - Turnstone is currently seeking a few more individuals to conduct surveys for Marbled Murrelets throughout western Oregon for the 2007 ﬁeld season. This is a full-time, temporary-seasonal position. Successful applicants will be able to start these positions immediately. Surveys will be on federal, state and private forested lands in western Oregon in the Coastal mountain ranges. This position starts April 24th and runs to August 5th, with the possibility of pre-season work and extension based on experience, job performance, and project needs. Housing is generally provided, but camping will sometimes be necessary. Crews will be stationed in several coastal communities in western Oregon, a choice of stations may be available. Applicants should have a B.S. degree in wildlife biology or a related ﬁeld and a minimum of 1 year ﬁeld survey experience. Marbled Murrelet experience is preferred, but not required if applicant has strong ﬁeld skills and an interest in avian biology. The successful applicant will possess the following characteristics: Strong personnel management, data management and data collection skills. Flexible, detail oriented, resourceful and comfortable working independently or as part of a team. Integrity, quality and accuracy in adhering to scientiﬁc protocols. Consistent record of working in a safe and efﬁcient manner. Good physical ﬁtness and the ability to hike off trail if required. Excellent ﬁeld skills: orienteering, GPS, map reading skills, hiking in back country terrain in the dark and/or inclement weather. Ability to operate 4WD vehicles and navigate forest roads. Good vision and hearing. $1800-$2600/month, depending on experience. Contact: Human Resources at jobs@turnstoneenvironme ntal.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Wildlife Research Technician – Kansas State University has multiple openings for research technician positions to assist in a study of the impacts of wind power development on Greater Prairie-Chickens in the Flint Hills region of eastern Kansas. Technicians will aid in the live-trapping and radio-tagging of prairie-chicken broods, conduct radiotelemetry on previously tagged birds, and assist in habitat data collection. Responsibilities will include participation in ﬁeld research, data entry, and miscellaneous duties. A bachelor’s degree in wildlife science, natural resources, or related ﬁeld and previous experience as a wildlife technician is preferred. Must be self-motivated to work independently in remote locations with minimal supervision. Attention to detail a must. Previous experience with radio-telemetry, ranching, and landowner interaction is preferred. Interested individuals should send a cover letter outlining past research experience, a detailed resume, and contact information for three references to Lance McNew, Division of Biology, 116 Ackert Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506-4901 (PH: 517-898-0846), FAX: 785-532-6653, EM: firstname.lastname@example.org). Close Date: Until Filled.
Avian Field Tech and Research Intern - One Avian Field Technician and one Research Intern are needed from May 14-21 until August 3, 2007, to assist with research investigating the effects of rural housing development and land cover change on forest songbirds in the Baraboo Hills of southwestern Wisconsin. Primary duties will include searching for and monitoring forest songbird nests and surveying mammalian predator communities. Other duties may include collection of data on forest vegetation structure and composition and simulating human disturbance on hiking trails for a related project. All applicants should have a strong interest in assisting with scientiﬁc research in a team atmosphere. Expect early work hours (in the ﬁeld by sunrise) and challenging ﬁeld conditions (terrain, ticks, and temperature). Enthusiasm, perseverance, and a focus on details are essential qualities in successful applicants. For technician positions, relevant coursework (e.g. ornithology) or experience demonstrating knowledge of eastern bird ID by sight and sound is preferred. Familiarity with plant species of eastern deciduous forests is a plus. Our goal for interns is to provide valuable training and experience in ﬁeld research for those new to the discipline. These positions are designed for applicants with a strong desire for challenging work and a rewarding learning experience. To apply, send a brief letter of interest, a resume, and contact information of 2 references to Adrian Lesak preferably via email at email@example.com or to Department of Forest Ecology and Management, 120 Russell Labs, 1630 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Research Technician – Kansas. Several field research positions are available for summer 2007, starting mid May and running through mid August. These positions are 90 day term positions and pay $1,200/month plus housing. These positions are ideal for anyone interested in a career in wildlife biology, ecology, or other research related ﬁeld and needs to gain experience. The successful applicant will be expected to perform habitat vegetation surveys, radio telemetry, handle adult, juvenile, and young of the year greater prairie chickens. The focus of the project is acquiring basic demographic, genetic and spatial ecology data on greater prairie chickens living in the Flint Hills region of Kansas. The Flint Hills represents one of the last remaining tracts of tall-grass prairie ecosystem left in the continental United States (See National Geographic for April, 2007, page 120 for more details). Tall-grass prairies are an ecologically important ecotype, and greater prairie chickens are an indicator species of healthy tall-grass prairie and are a regionally important game species. In recent years greater prairie chicken numbers have been observed to be declining across much of their range. Greater prairie chickens are also one of the few species known to suffer inbreeding depressions. The goals of this project are to determine the population trajectory and viability of Flint Hills greater prairie chickens, and to help devise strategies to mitigate the inﬂuence of planned wind-power development on greater prairie chicken populations. The successful applicant will have a strong work ethic, good communication and organizational skills, and a strong interest in one or more of the following areas: avian ecology, conservation biology, spatial ecology, or environmental biology. A willingness to ask questions and follow directions when given is also required. All interested persons should send a cover letter and resume (including references) via email to Andy Gregory at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have additional questions about these position you are encouraged to call me at (989) 400-3492 (preferred) or email your questions to the above email address. Please note that I do contact references and will likely contact them prior to calling you for an interview. Close Date: Until Filled. Supervising Field Biologist - Field Biologist needed to train and supervise interns operating constant effort mist netting and banding stations. One supervisory biologist position is available for an existing network of stations in West Virginia & Maine. Position extends from June 4 through August 8, 2007. Successful applicant should have previous experience with the MAPS protocol (www.birdpop.org). This ﬁeld biologist position is an excellent opportunity to gain supervisory experience, and IBP full-time staff biologists are often recruited from the ﬁeld biologist pool. A salary of $2300 per month and on-the-job mileage reimbursement (33 cents /mile) are provided. Join this continent-wide, cutting edge effort to determine the vital rates that cause changes in North American landbird populations. To apply, send a cover letter, professional resume, and current contact information for three references that are familiar with your professional experience and qualiﬁcations to Amy Finfera, The Institute for Bird Populations, PO Box 1346, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956. FAX 415-663-9482, PH 415-663-1436, EMAIL: aﬁnfera@birdpop.org. Please specify in your application that you are applying for the WV/ME biologist position. Close Date: Until Filled.
lethal and non-lethal methods of reducing bird and wildlife hazards to aviation. The station also conducts research on the economics of bird damage and the population dynamics of pest bird species. The selected applicant will assist in conducting ﬁeld and aviary tests to evaluate the effectiveness of lethal and non-lethal means of reducing bird-people conﬂicts, especially at airports; collect data; observe results of experimental tests; trap, transport, and care for birds and mammals needed for laboratory or ﬁeld studies. The selected applicant also will assist project personnel in other research activities as assigned. Applicants must possess interest in, basic knowledge of, and ability to identify and handle birds and small mammals. A general understanding of fundamentals of animal behavior and animal husbandry is essential. Contact: Dr. Brian Washburn at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. White-Tail Deer Field Assistant – Baton Rouge, LA. The ﬁeld site is nearly 40,000 acres of bottomland hardwood forests split into 30+ hunting leases. In Spring 2007, 40 deer were captured with 24 receiving radio-collars. Of those, 18 were bucks of various ages 1.5-4.5. The remaining 6 radio-marked deer were adult females. One ﬁeld assistant is needed to assist primarily with radio-telemetry of marked white-tailed deer. The assistant will also aid the graduate student in possible additional trapping using clover traps and maintain a growing database of telemetry locations derived from each day’s work. Qualiﬁcations: Be enrolled in, or graduated from, an accredited natural resource program. The successful candidate will work closely with many persons from state and federal agencies, private conservation groups, private landowners, and most importantly sportsmen. Telemetry will be conducted on private hunting leases and assistant must be tolerant hunting and be able to interact with local hunters/clubs. Applicants should be able to endure long working days, lift 50 lbs, and be willing to live at a semi-remote ﬁeld station with minimal supervision during 4-5 day periods. Field site is only 15 mins from Baton Rouge and housing will consist of both ﬁeld and city accommodations. Must also be tolerant of high heat, humidity, a variety of biting insects, and poisonous snakes. Previous experience using radio-telemetry and operating ATVs/boats is desired. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record also required. Contact: Justin Thayer at jthaye1@lsu. edu. Close Date: July 13, 2007. Research Field Assistant - Field assistants needed for research on snowshoe in hares in NW Montana and Yellowstone National Park. Assistants will live-trap snowshoe hares for population estimates and will conduct counts of fecal pellets as an index of abundance. Qualiﬁcations: Ability to work in remote forested locations; previous research and/or ﬁeld experience preferred; to apply, send resume, cover letter, and contact information for two references: Dr. Karen E. Hodges, Karen.firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Seasonal Intern - Providence, RI. Incumbent will assist with monitoring surface water around the state. Duties include, but not limited to: ﬁeldwork preparations, ﬁeld reconnaissance, sampling water quality and habitat in ponds and streams, reporting on informational queries, public outreach, data entry, and ﬁling. Candidate must have valid driver s license and the ability to swim. Applicants should be working towards a Bachelor s Degree in Biology, Ecology, Natural Resources, or a related ﬁeld in environmental science. The preferred candidate possesses excellent communication, organizational, and navigational skills and is familiar with computer applications (MS Ofﬁce, GIS applications, statistical software) and equipment (GPS units, document scanners, digital camera). Candidates familiar with aquatic plant species, have previous experience with the use of canoes and motorboats, and the ability to conduct ﬁeldwork outside in inclement weather conditions are encouraged to
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Biological Science Technician - Sandusky, OH. The Sandusky, Ohio Field Station of the National Wildlife Research Center is advertising an opening for a full-time seasonal Biological Science Technician (GS-4). The National Wildlife Research Center is an organizational unit within the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Ohio Field Station is involved primarily with the research and development of
Biology & Ecology apply. To apply, submit the following materials via mail, email or fax to: Katie DeGoosh, Aquatic Biologist, RI DEM Ofﬁce of Water , 235 Promenade Street, Providence, RI 02908. Phone: (401) 222-4700 ext. 7211 Fax: 401-222-3564; email: email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Wetlands Intern - The intern will be involved in the activities of the CWPPRA Team within the Marine & Wetlands Section. The assignments require working with multiple federal agencies, states, local governments, fellow Team members and ofﬁces within EPA, nonproﬁt organizations, and other stakeholders in the protection, management, and restoration of wetland resources.The intern may be involved in the following activities that support EPA’s efforts on coastal wetland restoration activities:(1) With regard to CWPPRA Team support, the subject internship will provide opportunities for participation in the development of new EPA-sponsored restoration projects for consideration on annual Priority Project Lists including reconnaissance fieldwork, research and data gathering, project fact sheet preparation, and interagency coordination; (2) Provide support to EPA project managers responsible for the implementation (engineering/design, construction, and monitoring) of existing EPA-sponsored CWPPRA restoration projects; (3) Participation in providing technical and scientiﬁc support to the activities of EPA’s CWPPRA Environmental and Engineering Workgroup members. Expected Results: This internship provides exposure to a broad range of environmental and policy issues surrounding wetlands protection and restoration. The intern will have the opportunity to learn and participate in implementation, outreach, and partnership activities related to EPA’s wetlands restoration programs. Through this internship, the intern will have a better understanding of how EPA implements a variety of programs to increase understanding and positive perception of the functions and values of coastal wetlands. Intern Qualiﬁcations and Skills: The applicant should have a graduate degree in a related science or engineering ﬁeld. The intern should have knowledge of wetlands ecosystems and related restoration programs. Experience with Microsoft Ofﬁce (including PowerPoint) is highly desirable. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. This position requires technical and policy analysis skills. The intern must have the ability to perform under tight deadlines and on multiple projects. Stipend and Tenure: The appointment will initially be full-time for up to one year and may be renewed for up to two additional years depending on funding. The annual stipend will range from $45,000$55,000 depending on experience. The intern does not become an EPA employee. The EPA contact person for this project is Tim Landers (214-665-6608). His e-mail is landers. firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Curator of Conservation and Behavior - This position is responsible for promoting conservation and science, and for directing behavioral programs at the Fort Worth Zoo. The Curator is a member of the Animal Programs Department and is responsible for working with Animal Collections and Animal Programs staff to fund and promote conservation programs for the Fort Worth Zoo. The position also works with the Asst. Curator of Conservation & Science/Animal Training and Enrichment to direct behavioral research and the zoo-wide behavioral management programs (animal enrichment and training). Primary duties include advancing active conservation programs for the Fort Worth Zoo; establishing and directing behavioral programs; grant writing; promoting conservation programs through written, video and oral media; and supervision of Conservation Department staff. Other duties include budget management, directing the Internal Animal Care and Use Committee; directing the Fort Worth Zoo’s Seeligson Conservation Fund application and review process; and publishing peer-reviewed and general literature. Qualiﬁcations: Master’s degree in psychology, biology, zoology, animal behavior or related ﬁeld and at least 3 years experience in an accredited zoo or aquarium. Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience with conservation programs, behavioral research and/or coordinating behavioral management programs. Skills and abilities required: Supervisory experience; strong leadership and partnering skills; ability to operate as a member of a large, diverse team, strong organizational and time management skills, problem-solving skills, and a proven ability to develop coordinated programs. Please send cover letter, resume and names of three professional references to: Human Resources Fort Worth Zoo 1989 Colonial Parkway Fort Worth, Texas 76110 Fax 817/759-7251 email resume to email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Biologist - Biologists are responsible for daily care and maintenance of a diverse collection of animals in Moody Gardens’ Aquarium, Rainforest and quarantine facilities. Currently seeking candidates to ﬁll vacancies in several areas including rainforest and aquarium positions. Position level and wage are comensurate with experience. Preference given to candidates with previous professional animal care experience, speciﬁcally in marine aquariums, aviculture and herpetology as well as generalist experience. Interested candidates should send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 409.683.4101. Close Date: Until Filled. PT Seasonal Evaluation Assistant - Assists in conducting
systematic evaluation studies of visitors, exhibits and public programs, including administering surveys and questionnaires, interviewing visitors. The position requires and understanding of the museum visitor experience, a concern for accuracy and ease with public contact. REQUIREMENTS: Great opportunity for undergraduate college student or graduate college student or an individual interested in the following disciplines: psychology, sociology, anthropology, marketing, public relations, education or biology. Special knowledge and skills: Requires excellent oral and written skills, the ability to work independently and great attention to detail. Friendly, optimistic attitude and energetic personality a must! Candidates should demonstrate good judgment in working with the public, especially in knowing when to refer questions back to supervisors. MS Excel and Word proﬁciency required; SPSS knowledge a plus. Must be able to stand and move quickly through the public areas of the building including stairs for several hours. Schedule: June 2007-August 2007. 4-8 shifts a month (weekdays ONLY available for summer) 5-6 hours a day (usually 10a-4p or 11a-4p) IF YOU ARE INTERESTED in this job please submit your resume to John G. Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lakeshore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605, attn: Human Resources. Close Date: Until Filled.
Field Assistants 2 seasonal Seabird Field Assistant positions. Salary: $500/wk plus room, board and in-state travel covered. Dates: 1 May – 31 Sept. 2007. Location: South Coastal Massachusetts near Cuttyhunk, Island Qual: B.S. in a biological science; east coast seabird, shorebird, and raptor ID skills required; knowledge of GPS, GIS and marine radar highly desirable. Duties: Conduct boat and shore- based surveys nearby seabird nesting islands. Email resume, names of 3 references, and letter of interest to: Richard Podolsky (email@example.com). Close Date: Until Filled.
Ecologist - Forest Landscape Ecology Lab, Forest Ecology & Management Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison. We are seeking a postdoc for an historical ecology project to examine the relationship of pre-European vegetation of Wisconsin to physical and environmental conditions. We will use historical data from the US General Land Ofﬁce Public Land Survey, which was done in Wisconsin from the 1830s1860s. We will link these data with broad-scale physical and environmental data. Signiﬁcant opportunity exists in linking understanding of Little Ice Age (pre-1800s) conditions leading to the pre-European forests and other vegetation, and changing effects of proximity to the Great Lakes and prairie-forest border. We have done a signiﬁcant amount of work on this project, including vegetation classiﬁcation and mapping, deriving historical wind and ﬁre disturbance regimes, assessing surveyor bias, and detailed studies in selected regions of the state. The goal is to complete this work for the entire state. Candidates must have a PhD in hand at the time of beginning employment, in a relevant ﬁeld. Background and experience in such ﬁelds as landscape ecology, biogeography, forest ecosystems and communities, and paleoecology are especially relevant. Skills in spatial analysis, including spatial statistics, GIS, and use of historical and fossil data, and broad-scale environmental and physical data are desirable. Familiarity with paleoecological research in forests, particularly in the northern Lake States, would be a plus. Experience with GIS, database, statistical, and spreadsheet software is assumed. This is formally an annually renewable appointment, with funding committed for at least three years. The starting salary is $42k, and includes beneﬁts. How To Apply: An application should consist of a cover letter, resume or CV, and contact information for 3 references. These materials should be submitted electronically to David Mladenoff (djmladen@wisc. edu). Close Date: Until Filled. Ecologist - CSIRO Entomology, Brisbane, Australia. Post Doctoral Fellow. AUS$63-69k per annum + Superannuation. Interested in developing and applying invasion ecology theory? Detailed field ecological research has been systematically conducted across rangeland Australia since 1999 on two highly invasive shrubs, mesquite and parkinsonia, resulting in one of the most comprehensive data sets of its kind for invasive plants. This position will be responsible for using the ecological data sets to test ecological theory, especially relating to plant invasions, and for developing recommendations for management. Work will be conducted within the context of a larger collaborative effort involving landscape ecologists (including Dr Clive McAlpine) and a population ecologist (Dr Yvonne Buckley) from the University of Queensland, and ecologists from CSIRO and state departments. This position is for a term of 17 months. Ref. No: 2007/363. For selection documentation and details on how to apply visit www.csiro.au/careers. Close Date: Until Filled. PostDoctoral Position - One postdoctoral position will be available beginning June 2007 to work on collaborative project with Rob Dunn at North Carolina State University and
Nathan Sanders at the University of Tennessee. The project examines patterns of ant diversity in eastern North America in space and time by drawing on an existing database of ant distribution, coupled with work in museum collections and resampling of historical study sites. Many additional research opportunities exist. Room exists for the postdoc to add to the project or simply to expand the project to emphasize his/her strengths and for strong collaborations with a second postdoc starting simultaneously and focusing on aspects of ant responses to urbanization and associated environmental changes (see separate advertisement below). The successful candidate will interact with two additional postdocs in the Dunn lab, two additional postdocs in the broader group and a total of ten students working broadly in conservation, ecology and biogeography, particularly of insects. The position is based in the NCSU Department of Zoology, a large interdisciplinary department with strong links to the research in the Genetics, Entomology and Forestry departments and also to researchers at neighboring Duke and UNC. Qualiﬁcations: A Ph.D. in Ecology, Biogeography or Evolution is required, as is research experience that includes (ideally all of the above) museum work, ﬁeld sampling for ants or insects more generally or analysis of spatial data and strong quantitative skills. CV should indicate evidence of strong scholarship, including peer-reviewed publications and grant applications. A valid drivers license is required. NC Driver’s license required within 60 days of hire. Application: Applicants must apply online. See http://jobs.ncsu.edu (position # 01-16-0703, see also position # 01-07-0702) for instructions and required documentation. A CV, statement of research interests and contact information for three references are required. Proper documentation of identity and employability will be required before the hiring process can be ﬁnalized. Contact: Rob Dunn, Rob_Dunn@ncsu.edu. We would ideally like to hire by 6/1/07 such that ﬁeldwork can begin this summer. Close Date: Until Filled.
ﬁeld or related animal science education/experience is required. Candidates must be enthusiastic, conservation oriented, energetic and able to interact with staff and the public. EOE. Salary: $32,176 plus medical, 401/k, and generous vacation. Send resume w / cover letter to: Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources, Box LKBZ, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Type LKBZ in subject. Close Date: Until Filled.
Curator of Birds - Milwaukee County Zoo. Member of the Senior Animal Staff responsible for the management of the animal collections, personnel, facilities and programs of the Aviary, bird-ﬂight show and bird areas throughout the Zoo, and the Family Farm. Duties include: developing and implementing breeding, research and conservation programs; animal collection planning; animal acquisition and disposition; assisting in exhibit design, interpretive graphics, education and training programs; developing and managing budgets; and participating in AZA and other professional organizations. Minimum qualiﬁcations include a Bachelor’s Degree in zoology or a closely related ﬁeld. Formal education in ornithology preferred. Master’s Degree or higher preferred. Minimum experience includes: Five years of experience in the care, exhibition and management of a large variety of birds in a zoo setting, including three years of which were in a supervisory capacity. Additional experience preferred. Management experience preferred. Public bird ﬂight show and animal education program experience preferred. This position is open to qualiﬁed residents of the United States. Starting salary approximately $49,000 - $57,000, depending on level of qualiﬁcations and experience, and includes a complete beneﬁt package. Application and Expanded Employment History may be obtained at the ofﬁce of the Division of Human Resources or online at www.mcdhr.org. The address is Milwaukee County Department of Human Resources, Milwaukee County Courthouse, Room 210, 901 North 9th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233. Applicants must possess minimum qualiﬁcations at the time of application. Close Date: Until Filled.
Post-Doctoral Position - A two-year postdoctoral position studying tropical tree functional traits and species diversity, based in Kourou, French Guiana. The successful candidate will contribute to the French-funded ANR BRIDGE project, which seeks to test theories of species coexistence by integrating databases on tree distributions, molecular phylogenetics and plant functional traits. Duties will include participation in data collection, statistical analyses and manuscript preparation. Opportunities to develop independent research projects using data generated by the project are encouraged. Qualiﬁcations: A PhD in plant community ecology or a related ﬁeld, demonstrated interest in the broader questions in evolutionary ecology and tropical plant biodiversity studies, a proven publication record, and strong motivation. Research experience in plant trait measurement, phylogenetic analyses and statistical modelling are desirable. The starting date is negotiable between September 1, 2007 and February 1, 2008. To Apply: Please send a single PDF ﬁle containing letter of application with statement of interest, CV and two letters of reference to Chris Baraloto (email@example.comﬂ.edu), with cc to Jerome Chave (firstname.lastname@example.org). Close Date: Until Filled.
Aquarist - This position is for an Aquarist at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas: Aquarium Aquatics Center (AAC). Under the supervision of the AAC Manager, aquarists are responsible for monitoring and maintaining animal health and life support of the assigned quarantine/holding systems. Daily operations include, but are not limited to, awareness of appropriate animal behaviors and appearances, basic water ﬁltration and ﬂow dynamics, food preparation and feeding techniques, equipment maintainance, and record keeping. Aquarists must maintain order of work areas and provide the best possible visitor experience at any Audubon Nature Institute facility. Fulﬁlls the husbandry department requirements for after hour’s functions. SCUBA certiﬁcation desirable. Requires a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the Life Sciences, or two years of public aquarium/related experience. Strong interpersonal skills are required. Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team. Good judgement and discretion in making decisions in conformance with established procedures as well as the ability to handle new situations. Ability to establish and maintain efﬁcient working relationships with other employees and departments. Proven ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs., stoop, bend, climb and stand for long periods. Ability to work ﬂexible hours including weekends, evenings and/or holidays. Salary is $25,000/yearly. Please send resume and references to: James Arnold, Curator of Life Support, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, 1 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130. Close Date: Until Filled. Wild Animal Keepers - The Wildlife Conservation Society is looking to employ Wild Animal Keepers. Candidates will be responsible for the well being and care of a diverse mammal collection, maintenance of the animal facilities and record keeping. A Bachelor’s degree in a zoological
Research Leader - Ecologist/Entomologist/Plant Physiologist/Plant Pathologist/Biologist GS-14 $89,115115,848; GS-15 $104,826-136,273) An exciting opportunity exists to lead USDA-ARS Pest Management Research Unit at Sidney, MT. Current research in the unit focuses on developing ecologically based strategies for the management of invasive plant species and insect pests of rangeland and crops. Major research areas involve the ecology and biocontrol of invasive weeds, grasshopper and Mormon cricket ecology and management, and crop insect pest management. The ideal candidate will be a highly qualiﬁed individual with an established record of experience in one of the following disciplines: Ecology, Entomology, Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology or General Biology. The successful applicant will conduct fundamental and applied research and provide leadership and oversight of a scientiﬁc staff. This position provides leadership for interdisciplinary teams and collaborative partnerships to facilitate research and technology transfer. Applicants must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to guide research programs and provide leadership. This is a permanent, full-time position and applicants must be U.S. citizens. For application information and procedures, you may call Jan Jones (970) 492-7002. A full copy of the job announcement is available on ARS website or on usajobs (Announcement # ARS-X7W-0188). Close Date: Until Filled.
Researcher - A postdoctoral position is available to work with an international team of tropical plant ecologists on a comparative study of long-term vegetation dynamics during secondary succession in rain forest areas of Mexico, Costa Rica, and Brazil. Project investigators work in NE Costa Rica (Robin Chazdon, Bryan Finegan), Chiapas, Mexico (Miguel Martinez-Ramos, Frans Bongers), and Manaus, Brazil (Rita Mesquita, Bruce Williamson). The postdoctoral position is guaranteed funding for two years through an NSF grant to the University of Connecticut. The postdoctoral associate will be directly supervised by principal investigator Robin Chazdon, but will work with all project investigators. The major duties of the postdoctoral associate are to: 1) implement standardized vegetation monitoring methodology in three study areas 2) coordinate ﬁeld monitoring with local research assistants, visiting each site on a yearly basis 3) incorporate vegetation sampling data into a single, combined relational database from the three study areas 4) assemble detailed metadata for each study plot and study area 5) collaborate with project investigators on data analysis and comparative studies 6) initiate own line of research in collaboration with project investigators Requirements: A Ph.D. degree in ecology, forestry, or related ﬁeld, research experience in tropical forests, and proﬁciency in Spanish or Portuguese. Start date is ﬂexible, but preferably before 1 January 2008. Application materials: Detailed CV, reprints of publications, statement of research interest (1-2 pages), and names and contact information for 3 references. Please send application materials or requests for further information to: Dr. Robin L. Chazdon Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 75 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3043, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-3043 USA. Phone: 860486-4057 Fax: 860-486-6364 e-mail: email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Ecologist - A postdoctoral position is available at the WK Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) of Michigan State University for an individual interested in experimental and/or quantitative (including modeling) analysis of how resource heterogeneity and interactions between clonal and nonclonal plants species impacts species diversity in grasslands. The postdoc will collaborate with the principal investigators
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EFI Sustainability Program
environmental scientists and engineers, to marine biologists, South Africa. There it was determined that the efﬁcacy meteorologists, geographers, hydrogeologists, chemists and of the approach would be enormously helpful to mid-level hydrologic modelers. policy and decision-makers across government departments, as well as high school and college students. The ﬂexibility Charmae emphasized the importance of volunteering and internships to gain valuable experience. Working while designed into Sustainable Societies will ultimately permit going to school scores high also scores high. Some key development of the course for secondary education and values and characteristics that SFWMD seeks in prospective professional continuing education. employees are integrity/honesty, adaptability, enthusiasm, team players, and candidates who are open and timely in Since 2002, hundreds of undergraduate and graduate their communications. students, professors, and practicing professionals have been asked about the value and efﬁcacy of a course like Robert “Bob” Moody, REM, PMP has a diversiﬁed background with Sustainable Societies. Responses were immensely positive, WRS Infrastructure & Environment. and chancellors and deans from colleges in the United States and around the world are considering offering Sustainable WRS, a Westinghouse unit, is Societies as either a required course or a useful elective for headquartered in Tampa with service many of their departments and programs. Meanwhile, centers in Jacksonville, West Palm graduates of a multiplicity of college programs have agreed Beach, Miami, Tallahassee, Atlanta, that “it would have been the most useful course [they] could Philadelphia, Springﬁeld, Illinois and Ft. Collins, Colorado. WRS have taken.” Infrastructure & Environment self performs water resource, transportation, sustainable The course demonstrates how the biggest sustainability development and environmental services for public and challenges we face cross academic discipline lines and private sector projects. require multi-disciplinary collaboration and solutions. It also provides colleges and universities, increasingly expected Current employment opportunities with WRS include to be meaningfully engaged in their communities, with an environmental technicians, geologists, scientists, environmental engineers, and project and program managers. education mechanism relevant and applicable to local needs Bob suggests that job seekers prepare a great resume and and priorities, and develops students able to address those “network, network, network”. He also recommended community needs. you prepare for your interview by being prepared for any question. And remember, “Persistence will likely pay off!” Mr. Moody is looking for people who “Do what you say”, because that is the key to teamwork.
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•The course structure is expandable and updateable— additional and improved information can supplement or be substituted. •All materials can be made available within an institution or a network of institutions in a searchable database. •Its universal format lends itself to implementation in private sector, NGO, and government training programs. Education for sustainable development is for all people – those in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres and those in cities and rural areas. The issues addressed in the Environic Foundation’s Sustainable Societies course affect all nations, varying only in size and priority. The potential for broad application of Sustainable Societies is vast and its effect on national and worldwide personal and professional behavior could prove astounding. Several partners have joined with EFI to bring this multidisciplinary course to fruition, providing educational materials, resources and technical expertise. They include the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the United Nations University / Global Virtual University (UNU/GVU), the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, and African university members of the Mainstreaming Environment and Sustainability in Africa Partnership (MESA).
Jim Yawn, is the Senior Project Manager for Walt Disney Imagineering in Orlando and has worked with Disney for 17 years.
More about Sustainable Societies and EFI can be found at www.environicfoundation.org. Once there, click on “Education for Sustainable Societies” for more information about the course.
Jim pointed out that the Walt Disney Company recently landed the #1 spot in BusinessWeek’s “Best Places to Launch a Career” ranking. Disney’s strong on-campus recruiting, solid beneﬁts, and collaborative culture helped place them at the head of the BusinessWeek ranking, which identiﬁes top employers for new college graduates.
Kat Godfrey is a Master’s Candidate at European Peace University of Stadtschlaining, Austria and is a former Research Assistant for the Environic Foundation International in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Participants in South Africa’s ‘Working for Water’ program which, while aimed at removing alien invasive species consuming huge amounts of water, had ameliorative effects on more than a dozen other sustainability issues, including health, education and trade.
Disney partners with state and local agencies as well as the University of Central Florida and the University of Florida in a wide range of environmental projects. Disney The expected outcomes of Sustainable Societies are: manages a city of 100,000 people and employs Disney’s •Substantial improvement in students’ issue literacy Environmentality as a fundamental ethic designed to blend the company’s business needs with the corporate-wide when compared with their knowledge before taking conservation of natural resources. the course; •Substantial improvement in students’ abilities to ﬁnd, The primary beneﬁt of the careers seminar is the opportunity evaluate, and apply information; and to ask questions of the panelists who either work in the •Development of students’ problem-solving skills and environmental career ﬁeld or are recruiting environmental their capacity for creating sustainability strategies. professionals. They have the expertise to inform aspiring environmental professionals of key qualiﬁcations and what experience employers are looking for. What makes Sustainable Societies different from other “environmental studies” programs? Thank you to our panelists for an outstanding seminar in Orlando and thanks to all who participated and made •Students are introduced to the full range of social, it possible! The 2008 NAEP / AEP annual conference, economic and environmental issues, each of which is “Changing Climates”, will be held at The Omni Hotel in San given equal consideration. Diego on March 25-28, 2008. It’s a collaborative production •Students think systemically and investigate issues at of both NAEP and the California AEP. See you there! multiple scales.
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Additionally, Defenders of Wildlife posts their openings at http://www.defenders.org/about/jobs/. Other environmental organizations’ websites can be found on The Directory of US Lobbyists, (http://www.csuchico.edu/ ~kfountain/environ.html), which lists the environmental company’s contact information, a brief description of the organization and their website link. Seeking a “green” career requires both a balance between education and experience, yet William Lutz from Defenders of Wildlife put it best for job seekers and our society, “Think long term, about tomorrow and future generations and not just today’s bottom line.”
Biology & Ecology on the project and have shared responsibility with the PIs and a full-time technician for coordinating ﬁeld sampling, data analysis and synthesis of two long-term experiments manipulating soil resource heterogeneity, disturbance and the species composition. Opportunities to develop independent research (ﬁeld, greenhouse and modeling) are available. The postdoc will join an interactive group of faculty and researchers interested in linking theoretical and empirical understanding of communities. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest summarizing their research experience, resume and the names and contact information for three references to: Director@kbs.msu.edu. Paper applications also will be accepted and may be mailed to: Plant Ecology Postdoc, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, 3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, MI, 49060. The position is available immediately and preference will be given to applicants that can start in early summer 2007. For additional information, contact Kay Gross (kgross@kbs. msu.edu) or Gary Mittelbach (firstname.lastname@example.org). Funding is available for a minimum of two years; salary commensurate with experience. Close Date: Until Filled. Researcher - Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research scientist position involving the detection, impacts and management of invasive insect species in forested systems. Potential project areas include detection surveys for emerald ash borer and Sirex woodwasp, evaluation of ash resources and silvicultural treatments to reduce damage from emerald ash borer. This is a one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year based on funding, satisfactory performance and progress. This position is based in the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan and offers a competitive salary and beneﬁts package. The applicant must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of the appointment in the area of Forest Entomology, Forestry or a related ﬁeld; excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Experience with web-page development, education and outreach is desirable. An electronic letter of interest (indicating a preferred start date), a curriculum vita (to include publication record), and the names of three individuals who are willing to provide references should be submitted to Andrew J. Storer at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistantship - A graduate student research assistantship (MS level) is available immediately in the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to assist in conducting a six lake experiment on lakes of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. The goal of the experiment is to identify best management practices for the control of exotic and invasive aquatic plants, and to enhance fish habitat for the local sport ﬁshery. Approximately 30% of time will be spent in the ﬁeld collecting and assisting other researchers collecting ﬁsh, plant and water quality data; 30% of the time will be on campus in support of data management; 40% may be allotted to course work and thesis development. Applicants should have a BS in biology, ecology, or ﬁsheries and interested in studying advanced principles of restoration ecology, limnology, and ﬁsheries science in Mississippi lake systems. The successful candidate should be committed to graduate school and it is anticipated that this position will prepare the student for transitioning into a career in ﬁsheries management. Opportunities following graduation to continue related research and management with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks in the study area are anticipated. Applicants must be able to work with minimal supervision and be comfortable working under difﬁcult, remote ﬁeld conditions. Experience in ﬁsheries and aquatic plant management, or other pertinent ﬁeld activities, and the ability to drive a boat are desirable. Starting salary is $12-14K (plus beneﬁts and tuition) depending on experience and qualiﬁcations. Please email a letter of interest, a CV/ resume, and contact information for two references to Dr. Eric Dibble, firstname.lastname@example.org, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Box 9690, Mississippi State, MS 39762. Close Date: Until Filled. Technician - There is an immediate opening for a Veterinary Technician in the Clinical Care Department of the Wildlife Health Sciences at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo. Job duties include, but are not limited to: Performing clinical pathology testing (CBC, urinalysis, fecal exams, serological and chemical tests) as required in the hospital laboratory; preparing for, assisting during, and clean-up after surgical and anesthetic procedures in the hospital and on zoo grounds; taking, processing, and ﬁling radiographs; rearing orphan animals; assisting as required for animal care; assisting with/or treating sick animals; keeping medical and laboratory records; assisting with maintenance of inventories of hospital medicines and supplies, including ordering and restocking supplies. Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years of veterinary technician experience, preferably working with non-domestic animals, and be eligible for licensing in the State of New York. For more information please contact: Bonnie L. Raphael, Senior Veterinarian, braphael@wcs. org or 718-220-7100. Please send resumes to: hr@wcs. org; Please type code STVT in subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Botanist/Biological Science Technician - Beckwourth Ranger District on the Plumas National Forest (PNF) in
northern California. The Beckwourth Ranger District is the easternmost district of the PNF and includes three distinct bioregions. The Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Cascade Mountains, and the Great Basin all converge on this district creating a wide mix of habitats that include mixed conifer forest, eastern Sierra pine forest, and sagebrush steppe. There are over 3000 known plant species in PNF. This is a great opportunity for development in a challenging environment, at a busy National Forest. It includes of variety of ﬁeld work and ofﬁce duties. We will be searching for rare plants, rare fungi, and special habitats. The incumbent will be involved in planning and implementing plant protection measures for many plant species including the rare moonworts. There will be ﬁeld work in support of Conservation Assessments for several rare species of Ivesia. There will be opportunities to use ARCGIS for reporting and planning. The well-qualiﬁed applicant will have a background in plant taxonomy; with experience in the western U.S. Experience using GPS in the field is highly desirable. Applicant should also have experience navigating with map and compass in areas with no trails. Some ﬁeld work will be done in all weather including days of 95° F. Attention to detail and accurate recording of data in the ﬁeld will be required. The incumbent will be expected to work safely in the ﬁeld by themselves and must be self-motivated. This is a temporary full-time position at the GS-5/7/9 level ($13.83/$17.13/$20.95 per hour, depending on experience and education) for a period of six months. Barracks housing is available on the Beckwourth Ranger District compound. The Beckwourth Ranger District ofﬁce is located in Blairsden, CA, at the northern terminus of the Sierra Nevada mountain range at 4,400 feet above sea level. For more information, contact Michael Friend at (530) 836-7167. e-mail: email@example.com. us. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Technicians (2-3) and Video Technicians (1-2) - Needed from 1 May to 1 August (start and end dates ﬂexible) to assist with a study of Swainson’s Warblers, a species of critical conservation concern in the southeastern U.S. Research is focused on demography and habitat use of Swainson’s Warblers in bottomland hardwood forests of Arkansas, primarily at White River National Wildlife Refuge. Field Technicians: Primary duties will include nest searching, mist netting and color banding, resighting marked birds, and installing and maintaining remote video cameras at nests. Additional duties may include surveys, habitat measurements, and arthropod sampling. Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience although this is not a requirement; tolerance for working long hours under adverse ﬁeld conditions is required. Video Technicians: Primary duties will include nest searching and installing and maintaining remote video cameras at nests. Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience nest searching or maintaining remote video cameras although this is not a requirement; tolerance for working long hours under adverse ﬁeld conditions is required. All positions: Salary will be $1200 - $1500 /month, depending on experience, and housing will be provided. Please send a brief letter of interest and resume along with names and contact information for three references to Thomas J. Benson, Department of Biological Sciences, Arkansas State University, P.O. Box 599, State University, AR 72467. Questions and applications can be sent by e-mail (preferred) to thomas.benson AT astate.edu. Close Date: Until Filled. Wilderness Specialist - The Red Rock Ranger District in Sedona, Arizona is looking for outstanding, hard working and reliable individuals to staff our Wilderness Specialist (WS) volunteer program. The WS program is used to increase on the ground coverage throughout our six Wilderness areas within the Red Rock Ranger District. Volunteers gain valuable experience with agency Wilderness Managers and excellent hands-on ﬁeld experience in some of the most dynamic and breath taking eco-systems found in the country. Duties include but not limited to wilderness area patrols, visitor contacts, data collection, wildlife surveys, trail construction and maintenance and overnight ﬁeld projects. Positions are to remain open until ﬁlled. Typical volunteer agreements last from 3 to 6 months, but maybe extended. Due to the physical nature of the positions applicants must be in good physical condition and willing to work outdoors in summer and winter conditions. Extended Backcountry trips are required. WS positions can be used to satisfy university internships, community service and practicum course requirements. Housing is avaialable to WS participants and subsistence allowances maybe available on an individual basis. E-mail cover letters and resumes to: US Forest Service, Wilderness Ranger, Justin Loxley, firstname.lastname@example.org. us. 928-203-7535 ext.1114. Close Date: June 30, 2007. Research Worker - Agricultural Research Worker Positions (3-4) 2301 Experiment Station Rd., Bushland, TX 79012 (approximately 12 miles west of Amarillo). We are looking to hire 3-4 full-time, seasonal entomological ﬁeld assistants. These hourly wage positions are available from May until the end of August (earlier start dates may be possible) and provide students with excellent experience in GPS navigation and ﬁeld data collection, plant and insect survey techniques and greenhouse plant care. This is a great opportunity to enhance concepts learned in entomology, botany and ecology coursework with real-world experience. Current TAES projects that workers will be part of include: biological
control of noxious weeds including salt cedar and bindweed, insect life history and weed growth studies. We are also conducting an extensive insect biodiversity survey project in southern Colorado using several insect trapping methods. Incumbents will participate in various facets of each of these projects, with an emphasis on ﬁeldwork and data collection. Detailed note-taking abilities and attention to detail are a MUST for those interested in working with TAES. A major or background in biology, ecology, entomology or plant science would be a deﬁnite asset. You must be at least 18 years of age to apply, and positions are not restricted to currently enrolled students. Some overnight travel and work outside of normal business hours may be required. Those interested in the position can contact Dr. Jerry Michels - phone: 806354-5806 e-mail: email@example.com, with a resume and/or application form (pdf). Close Date: Until Filled.
great opportunities for growth. Applicants should have a strong academic background, and solid ﬁeld and/or research experience. Ph.D. or M.S. with experience in wildlife ecology preferred (B.S. with directly relevant experience will be considered). Demonstrable technical writing ability and good communication skills are essential. An excellent salary and beneﬁts package is available. Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. Employment package includes medical, dental, life insurance and 401K with generous match. To apply for this position, please email your cover letter, resume, list of references, and ofﬁce preference to firstname.lastname@example.org and reference “wildlife ecologist position”, or mail/fax to H. T. Harvey & Associates, Attn: Personnel, 3150 Almaden Expressway, Suite 145, San Jose, CA 95118; Fax (408) 448-9454. Close Date: Until Filled.
Field Technician - We are looking for a ﬁeld technician to assist with avian productivity research. Field technician will participate in a research project on estimating bird productivity in the Cumberland Plateau of northeast Alabama. Technician will identify and monitor breeding territories of selected passerines, sometimes hiking to remote locations. We anticipate the opportunity to see several rare species. Overnight camping may be required. Employment will begin May 1 (ﬂexible-could be sooner) and last until the end of July (with the possibility of extending til August). Housing and a ﬁeld vehicle provided. This is a great opportunity to experience breeding bird species in the Appalachian Mtns. Qualiﬁcations: Demonstrated ability to identify eastern North America birds by sight and sound. Must be able to work alone and hike long distances with a backpack in steep, uneven terrain in hot, humid conditions. Ability to navigate using GPS/topographic maps and ATV experience preferred but all applicants will be considered. To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references, via email to Bruce Hitch, hitchat@auburn. edu. Salary: $400/wk. Close Date: Until Filled.
Field Botanist - Dr. Lowell Urbatsch and Dr. Kyle Harms of the Department of Biological Sciences seek a ﬁeld botanist or ﬁeld ecologist to ground-truth GIS-generated maps of Jean Laﬁtte National Park, Louisiana. Required Qualiﬁcations: (Research Associate 3): Master’s degree in plant ecology, botany, or a related ﬁeld, and at least one year experience in ﬁeld-based plant ecology. (Research Associate 4): Ph.D. degree in plant ecology, botany, or a related ﬁeld, and at least one year experience in ﬁeld-based plant ecology. Desired Qualiﬁcations: Field- and herbarium-based plant identiﬁcation skills for plants of the Gulf Coastal Plain of the southeastern U.S. Experience implementing transect-based vegetation sampling; experience ground-truthing aerial or satellite images; and experience using GIS software and GPS hardware. Responsibilities: To sample vegetation along transects within Jean Laﬁtte National Park, Louisiana, and to use the sampling data to ground-truth GIS-generated maps of the park. Application deadline is April 20, 2007, or until candidate is selected. Submit letter of application and CV (including email address and telephone number), as well as two letters of recommendation to: Ms. Charyl Thompson, Dept. of Biological Sciences, 202 Life Sciences Bldg., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. Ref: log #0931, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. E-mail: cthomps@lsu. edu. Close Date: Until Filled.
Research Assistant - The Duke University Climate Change Policy Partnership has Research Assistant positions available for Summer 2007. We are seeking recent graduates or others with temporary availability to assist in this research effort over the summer with faculty and staff. Research: Both full-time and part-time options are available. The positions are temporary and are intended only for the summer months (May-August). Project work will depend on the individual’s level of relevant experience and can range from collecting, integrating, and analyzing data and information to working independently to complete a sub-project. Qualifications: Completion of master’s degree required; degree or coursework in climate, energy or transportation focusing on policy and/or economics – job or internship experience related to climate change or energy preferred; ability to work effectively outside a formal ofﬁce environment; strong research, analytical and writing skills. To Apply: Send cover letter and resume (electronic preferred) to Hallie Knuffman, Project Coordinator, Duke University, Box 90658, Durham, NC 27708. Tel: 919-6138748; Fax: 919-681-7176, E-mail: email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Technician - One seasonal range or botany ﬁeld technicians to conduct vegetation and ecological site surveys in the Thunder Basin prairie of eastern Wyoming. This work is in support of a collaborative ecosystem management initiative involving both private and public lands. Field surveys will begin in early June and continue through midAugust, with some ﬂexibility in starting and ending dates. Qualiﬁcations: 1) Experience and/or course work in botany, range ecology, vegetation ecology, or related ﬁelds, 2) plant key/taxonomic skills preferred, 3) previous vegetation/ ecological site sampling experience in prairie ecosystems preferred, 4) ability to communicate positively and effectively with the public, 5) must be in good physical condition and able to work independently and as part of a small team, and 6) must be able to safely operate vehicles with standard transmissions. Requirements: valid driver’s license. Salary: $1,600 to 2,000/month, commensurate with education level and experience. Housing, ﬁeld equipment, and ﬁeld vehicles will be provided. Individuals are responsible for providing their own transportation to the project area. Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter addressing each of the identiﬁed qualiﬁcations. Also, include the names, addresses, Emails, and telephone numbers of three references. Review of applications will continue until position is filled. Send requested information to: Amy_Ganguli@emri.org or mail to EMRI, P.O. Box 717, Seeley Lake, MT 59868. For more information about this position contact Amy Ganguli at (Amy_Ganguli@emri.org) or call (406) 677-0247. Close Date: Until Filled. Ecologists - We encourage mammalogists, ornithologists, herpetologists and general wildlife ecologists with backgrounds in ecology or wildlife management to apply for our wildlife ecologist positions. We currently have a need for well-qualiﬁed wildlife ecologists at both the entry-level and senior level. These positions will involve working on CEQA/ NEPA projects; endangered species surveys; Section 7 and 10 consultations; and wildlife inventories and management plans. The applicants could be based in either our San Jose or San Joaquin Valley ofﬁces, and these positions offer
Seasonal Field Botanist - (multiple positions), Killeen, Texas Dates: May 7-September 28, 2007 Salary: $11.50/hr TNC, in cooperation with the Department of Defense, is conducting research on two federally endangered neotropical migrants, the golden-cheeked warbler and the black-capped vireo. Both species have suffered serious population declines due to habitat loss and cowbird parasitism. The Seasonal Field Botanists will validate and conduct an accuracy assessment of a preliminary vegetation map of Fort Hood. This map will be used to manage endangered species habitat and plan prescribed burning. The Botanists may also participate in other, short-term vegetation studies, including a black-capped vireo habitat restoration study and a native grass seeding study. Duties: 1.Collect vegetation plot data. Data collection will include woody and herbaceous plant identiﬁcation, estimation of vegetation cover, and soil texture analysis. 2.Identify the National Vegetation Classiﬁcation (NVC) association and alliance to which communities belong using a key to Fort Hood communities. 3.Navigate to and record plot locations using GPS units. 4.Enter data into the PLOTS database. 5.Prepare equipment for ﬁeld work and maintain ﬁeld vehicles. Requirements: 1.A Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Ecology, Botany, Range Management, Forestry or related major. 2.Knowledge of the woody and herbaceous (especially graminoid) plant species of central Texas. 3.Experience collecting vegetation ﬁeld data and keeping accurate, detailed ﬁeld records. Familiarity with Microsoft Access is recommended. 4.Proﬁciency in reading maps and using GPS units. Familiarity with ArcView 3.0 and/or ArcGIS is preferred. 5.Ability to work independently and as a member of team. 6.Good physical condition. Applicants must be willing to endure harsh ﬁeld conditions, including high temperatures and exposure to poisonous plants, reptiles, and insects. 7.Willingness to work long and unusual hours, including some weekends and all federal holidays during the ﬁeld season. 8.Familiarity with the operation of 4WD, standard transmission vehicles. Field sites are located in rugged, remote terrain. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a good driving record to comply with Conservancy automobile safety policies. 9.Commitment to the mission, goals, and core values of The Nature Conservancy. To Apply: Please submit a resume and at least 3 job references to: creemts at tnc.org, or fax the information to (254) 288-5039. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Assistant - Plant ecology ﬁeld assistant. Primary responsibility will be sampling plant species composition in research sites at the U.S. Sheep Experiment Station, in eastern Idaho. Additional ﬁeld tasks will include seed collection and setting up and fencing experimental plots. Laboratory tasks will include data entry, sorting and weighing plant material, seed viability testing, and digitizing historical data into a GIS. There may be an opportunity to develop an independent research project. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate a strong interest in plant ecology and the ability to work either independently or as part of a team. Experience with plant identiﬁcation or sagebrush steppe vegetation is helpful but not required. The work will begin in early May (so apply as soon as possible!) and will
Forestry & Natural Resources run through August. Salary will be $9-11/hour depending on experience. To apply, please email Dr. Peter Adler 1) a cover letter describing your qualiﬁcations and interest in plant ecology, 2) a CV or resume, and 3) contact information for three references. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Assistants - Dates: approx May 1-August 31, 2007. One crew leader and several ﬁeld assistants are needed to conduct a variety of animal surveys and construct exclosures as part of a new long-term study in the Carrizo Plain National Monument, California (60 miles east of San Luis Obispo). The Carrizo is the largest remnant of the San Joaquin grassland ecosystem and contains many endangered plants and animals. Technicians will assist with a variety of tasks, including small mammal mark-recapture, bird surveys, reptile surveys, invertebrate pitfall trapping, and spotlight surveys. Technicians will also assist with construction of cattle and rodent exclosures. Requirements: The crew leader must have a bachelor’s degree in the natural sciences, previous ﬁeld experience, and demonstrate a high level of responsibility, organization, and motivation. PIT tagging experience is particularly desired. Field assistants must be pursuing or have a bachelor’s degree in the natural sciences, and previous field experience and a strong interest in conservation and/or management are desired. Ability to live and work well with others (5-7 people) in an isolated setting is necessary. Applicants must be in good physical condition and able to tolerate hot ﬁeld conditions. Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience: crew leader approx $1500-2500/month, assistants $6001000/month, plus housing is provided in a large ranch house. To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 2-3 references to Laura Prugh at firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries can also be directed to Laura by email or phone (415-740-7319). Response time to emails may be >1 week; phone inquiries are preferred. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Technician - An energetic summer ﬁeld technician is sought to work as part of a team conducting research on vegetation and avian community response to habitat restoration programs (fire and mechanical treatments) on south Florida rangelands. Responsibilities will include vegetation, insect, and seed sampling, and conducting point counts. For a current student or recent graduate with the desired qualiﬁcations, this position will provide valuable ﬁeld experience. Qualiﬁcations: Ongoing or completed BS degree in wildlife, range, natural resource management, or related ﬁeld; previous ﬁeld experience; ability to identify birds of the eastern U.S. by sight and sound preferred; experience with vegetation sampling an advantage; valid driver’s license; capacity and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team. Start date end of April 2007 through the end of August 2007. Compensation: $300-340/week depending on experience, free basic ﬁeld housing. To apply, please send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references to: Emma Willcox (ewillcox@uﬂ.edu). Close Date: Until Filled. Research Assistant - Research assistant wanted for project studying freshwater mollusk communities in Georgia for May 28 to August 20, 2007. Position will require 50% ﬁeldwork and 50% lab work. Fieldwork will be 2-3 days per week and will encompass trips to 4 different rivers in Georgia that make up the Altamaha River Basin. Transects will be performed via kayak or canoe (experience preferred), applicants must be comfortable with camping in river wilderness areas. Lab work will encompass DNA and molecular techniques (accurate pipetting, PCR, electrophoresis), experience required though some training will be provided. Pay is ~$1500 per month; applicant must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. All inquires please send CV and three references (at least one speciﬁcally noting the extent of lab experiences) to Scott T. Small via email email@example.com, OR snail-mail to: Scott Small, Dept of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 30602. More information on my research and the research of my associated lab. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistantship - The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has a doctoral research assistantship available to study Lake Restoration in Agricultural Landscapes. This assistantship provides an annual stipend of $20k plus tuition remission. The position is currently available and will remain open until a suitable candidate is employed. This assistantship speciﬁcally involves monitoring and evaluating the effects of the implementation of various aquatic plant management practices in lakes of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. These lakes were historically periodically ﬂooded by the Mississippi River or one of the smaller rivers of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. The construction of ﬂood control structures and agricultural improvements have signiﬁcantly altered the ecology and hydrology of these systems, encouraging the invasion of noxious aquatic plant species. We are attempting to document the efﬁcacy of using biological and chemical controls on these invasive plants and the effect of these control efforts on the broader aquatic ecology and limnology of these lakes. It is anticipated that the student will develop a dissertation that will incorporate both ﬁeld studies and experimental manipulations in mesocosms. Qualiﬁcations include a M.S. in the biological sciences, ecology, natural resources, wildlife, ﬁsheries, or related
ﬁelds. Candidates should have skills in aquatic ecology, limnology, or ﬁsheries ecology (broadly deﬁned) in addition to interest or experience working with ecological restoration in an agricultural framework. Successful candidate should be highly motivated with strong academic and experiential credentials. The Ph.D. student will work with a collaborating team of faculty scientists including Drs. Eric Dibble (ﬁsheries ecologist) and Todd Tietjen (limnologist-ecologist). Inquiry emails or phone calls are welcomed and should be directed to Dr. Tietjen (co-project leader) at firstname.lastname@example.org or (662)325-2996. Please submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter that describes your interest in the position, your career goals, GPA, GRE scores, and details your work or educational experience that is most relevant to this position to Dr. Tietjen, Department of Wildlife & Fisheries, Box 9690, Mississippi State, MS 39762. The project is scheduled to begin (contingent on availability of funds) as early as the summer of 2007. Close Date: Until Filled. Conservation Biologist - The Division of Integrative Biology at the University of South Florida invites applications for two post doctoral positions. One of these positions is fully funded and funding for the second is pending. The funded position is to conduct research on Plestiodon (Neoseps) reynoldsi, the sand skink, at Archbold Biological Station in Lake Placid, Florida. This research is designed to determine the relationship between ﬁre and abundance of the sand skink. The sand skink research project started in January 2007 and will continue for a total of three years. The position will become available in December 2007. The successful candidate will reside in Lake Placid for at least several months each year. The second position will be to conduct research on Plestiodon (Eumeces) egregious lividus, the bluetail mole skink at approximately 15 study sites along the Lake Wales Ridge in Central Florida. If funded, this position will become available in October 2007 and will continue for two years. Because both of these research projects have a strong seasonal component, the opportunity exists to teach a specialty course at the Tampa Campus during the fall semester. Please send your letters of inquiry to either Henry R. Mushinsky (email@example.com) or Earl D. McCoy (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call Henry at 813-974-5218. Our address is Department of Biology, Integrative Biology Division, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620. Close Date: Until Filled. Ecologist/Program Manager - The Institute for Wildlife Studies is seeking to hire an ecologist to oversee a conservation program for the endangered San Clemente Loggerhead Shrike, one of the most endangered bird populations in North America. We are currently involved in monitoring the wild population, releasing captive-bred birds to the wild, and providing protection of the population through control of introduced predators. Other projects requiring oversight by the Program Manager include studies on the federally threatened San Clemente Sage Sparrow and the Island Fox. The project will oversee the activities of four project leaders who intern direct the activities of 19 full-time and seasonal biologists. Job duties include assisting in experimental design and data analysis, preparation of reports and publications, occasional participation in data collection, and presentations at professional meetings. The Program Manager will collaborate with a wide range of agencies, organizations and researchers involved in the recovery process, and will attend weekly or biweekly meetings with the interagency Shrike Working Group. The position will be based out of our ofﬁce in San Diego, California, but occasional multi-day visits to San Clemente Island will be required. Qualiﬁcations: Applicants should have: (1) a Ph.D. in wildlife ecology or related ﬁeld, (2) administrative experience in directing the activities of other researchers, (3) experience working on large-scale or multiagency projects, and (4) strong quantitative, writing, and organizational skills. Experience working with passerine species and/or with endangered species issues would be considered a plus. Salary is $5,667/mo. plus beneﬁts. For more info, contact: David Garcelon; email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. PA Fisher Technician – Pennsylvania. Field technician (1) is needed from Mid-October through mid-June. Technician’s primary responsibility will be the monitoring of radio-collared ﬁsher in southwestern Pennsylvania. Applicants should have a genuine interest in mesocarnivore ecology and must have experience tracking wildlife via radio-telemetry. Applicants should also be in good physical condition, willing to work independently, and willing to work in adverse weather/ conditions. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and be comfortable operating a 4-wheel drive vehicle. Contact: Dr. Jeff Larkin at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: June 15, 2007.
Researcher - A PhD position is available beginning summer/ fall 2007 for a highly motivated and qualiﬁed individual to work on a long-term northern hardwoods silviculture research project. Northern hardwoods are a dominant forest type across the Great Lakes states, and are typically managed with uneven-aged techniques. An opportunity exists to remeasure a long-term cutting trial on the School’s Forest (at the Ford Forestry Center), and aid in setting up the next series of treatments. Other long-term research sites, including premier old-growth, may be included in the study. The position includes serving as a teaching assistant for a semester-long integrated ﬁeld practicum, also held at the School’s Forest. Room and board are included in the funding package, along with tuition, fees, and stipend. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is ﬁlled. Please send a cover letter indicating your research interests, names and contact information for three references, your curriculum vitae, and other relevant materials to Linda Nagel (email@example.com), School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931.Close Date: Until Filled. Summer Field Technician - The Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research is seeking one summer ﬁeld technician to participate in the Bryce Canyon National Park Repeat 50 Year Old Forest Succession Research Study. In the late 1950s permanent plots were established in the park. The plots were designed to assess changing conditions and trends over time. Interim studies of the permanent plots were conducted in 1969-1970, in 1978-1980, and again in 1990-1992. These studies showed signiﬁcant changes in the park’s forests over the 35-year period. This project will repeat surveys of the permanent plots a 5th time to provide a quantitative description and a pictorial record of plant successional changes over the last 50 years. Technician will work with ﬁeld crew leader to survey repeat vegetation plots in Bryce Canyon National Park. Applicants must be familiar with high elevation ﬂora of the Colorado Plateau and previous ﬁeld experience is preferred. Familiarity with GPS technology, GIS data management, and plant specimen collection are also preferred. Technician must be willing to camp during ﬁeld work. Duration: May 29th - August 10th 2007, Salary: $ 9-12 per hour depending on experience. Camping per diem provided. Non-beneﬁted. Please send curriculum vitae or resume and three references including names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses via email or letter to: Kirsten Ironside, Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research, Northern Arizona University, P.O. Box 6077, Flagstaff, AZ 86011. Kirsten.Ironside@nau. edu, Ofﬁce: (928) 556-7466 ext 225, Cell: (928) 220-1140. If sending resume by email please list email subject as Application. Close Date: Until Filled.
manuscripts of these ﬁndings for publication in the peerreviewed literature. Prior experience with genetic techniques is desirable, but strong candidates eager to learn new skills will be considered. Prior to formal application to Iowa State University, interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Dr. Julie Blanchong, preferably by email, with a letter of interest, including cumulative GPA, GRE scores, description of any previous research experience, and contact information for three references. If lieu of email, hard copies can be submitted to Dr. Julie Blanchong, Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, 339 Science II, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50014. Close Date: Until Filled. Forest Ecology Field Assistant – Maine. Field work will be (1) inventorying logs and associated fungi and mosses in for landscapes with different timber harvesting histories (including old growth) across northern Maine; and (2) conducting biodiversity assessments of riparian areas that vary in timber harvest history (including old growth) and practices (various methods for protecting riparian areas). The work is repetitive and physically demanding but is an opportunity to learn how forest dynamics varies with disturbance intensity and across successional stages, and the importance of the riparian zone to the ecology of headwater streams. The data from this ﬁeld work will be used to develop tools to help forest managers better conserve forest biodiversity in forests managed for timber. Duties include: include locating and setting-up long-term forest research plots, identifying, measuring, and recording information about woody plants, lichens, mosses, and logs, reviewing data sheets, and performing data entry. Assistant must have ﬁeld experience sampling forest structure and/or plant communities, and be organized, communicate well, hardworking, meticulous standards of data collection and recording, have very good computer skills, able to work long, non-standard hours in the ﬁeld under wet weather conditions, have a high tolerance for cramped living conditions and biting insects, possess a valid drivers license, and have a good driving record. Applicants for all positions must be in excellent physical condition. Please send the following 3 items Andrew Whitman (info below): Brief cover letter (state your qualiﬁcations, previous experience, reason for interest, and time period of availability [earliest possible start date and latest last day of work); Resume (include e-mail address if you have one); 3 references (names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers) to: Andrew Whitman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Natural Resource Research Technician II – WA. This position provides technical support for the Northern Spotted Owl Effectiveness Monitoring Program of the Habitat Conservation Plan. The technician helps assess spotted owl habitat conditions before and after silvicultural treatments. The fieldwork consists of basic forest measurements
Fellow Position - This research associate/postdoctoral fellow position will be full-time for two years and will become available in June/July 2007, based at the School of Plant Science, University of Tasmania, in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. The successful applicant will be required to collaborate closely with researchers at the AgResearch Grasslands Research Centre in Palmerston North, New Zealand, so the appointee will be expected to spend some periods in Palmerston North. The position will involve modelling of global climate change impacts on ecosystem processes including pasture productivity of temperate grasslands and the modelling of the impacts of botanical compositional change on ecosystem processes. The appointee will join a busy research group investigating the impacts of global climate change on terrestrial ecosystems, concentrated mainly on the TasFACE and Grazed FACE (New Zealand) experimental facilities. The appointee will also be expected to assist in the supervision of undergraduate student and graduate research candidate projects. The appointment will be made at Academic Level A/B, with a starting salary in the range of $A56k to $A63k plus 17% employer-paid superannuation, the level of appointment depending upon skills and experience. Applicants should possess a PhD in ecological modelling or related ﬁeld and would ideally have previous ecological modelling publications in refereed journals. Those interested are asked to contact Dr Mark Hovenden directly on telephone +61 3 6226 7874, fax +61 3 6226 2698, e-mail Mark.Hovenden@utas.edu.au. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistantship - The student will be primarily responsible for genetic analyses and will be involved in using GIS applications to identify and characterize landscape features hypothesized to influence deer population structuring. Opportunities to participate in sample collection conducted by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources are possible. The student will be expected to present the results of his/her research at regional and national meetings and to prepare
Forestry & Natural Resources including tree diameter, height, and species composition; description of snags and coarse down woody debris; estimation of canopy closure, etc. The candidate will use various forest measurement equipment (diameter tape, calipers, laser rangeﬁnder) as well as data loggers, GPS units, and digital cameras. Other duties include preparing ﬁnal data summaries for analysis (conducting summary statistics; creating summary tables, charts and graphs using MS Excel) and creating maps using GIS software. The position works in a team setting, mainly in the ﬁeld and occasionally in the ofﬁce. The candidate reports to and is assigned work by the Spotted Owl Effectiveness Monitoring Scientist. The position works closely with another research technician in the ﬁeld and interacts with region ﬁeld staff and division administrative and ﬁeld staff. Please submit all materials to: Roberta Searles, dnrrecruiting@wadnr. gov, Department of Natural Resources, PO BOX 47033, Olympia, WA 98504-7033. Please indicate Natural Resource Research Technician 2 and recruitment # 2007-05-8080 in the subject line of your e-mail. Close Date: Until Filled. Conservation Technician II - Alliance, NE. Conservation Technician II (Management Section Position #33-5): Assist with prescribed burning, plant and maintain trees, ground preparation and planting of food plots and grass plantings, repair and maintain equipment, oversee other temporary employees, mix and apply chemicals, word processing, age and check deer, perform wildlife surveys, handle depredation response and assist in operation of controlled hunts. Assist with Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) monitoring and management. Other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of and ability to operate tractors and farm equipment; knowledge of wildlife management principles. Computer skills highly desirable (MS Word, Access, Excel, ArcView 3.2). Drivers license required. Training and Experience Guideline: Any combination of training and/or experience that will enable the applicant to possess the required knowledge, skills and abilities. A general qualiﬁcation guideline for this position is 1-2 years of experience or education performing duties described above. Contact: Dustin Darveau at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Forest Ecology Field Assistant - Field work will be (1) inventorying logs and associated fungi and mosses in for landscapes with different timber harvesting histories (including old growth) across northern Maine; and (2) conducting biodiversity assessments of riparian areas that vary in timber harvest history (including old growth) and practices (various methods for protecting riparian areas). The work is repetitive and physically demanding but is an opportunity to learn how forest dynamics varies with disturbance intensity and across successional stages, and the importance of the riparian zone to the ecology of headwater streams. The data from this ﬁeld work will be used to develop tools to help forest managers better conserve forest biodiversity in forests managed for timber. Duties include: include locating and setting-up long-term forest research plots, identifying, measuring, and recording information about woody plants, lichens, mosses, and logs, reviewing data sheets, and performing data entry. Assistant must have ﬁeld experience sampling forest structure and/or plant communities, and be organized, communicate well, hardworking, meticulous standards of data collection and recording, have very good computer skills, able to work long, non-standard hours in the ﬁeld under wet weather conditions, have a high tolerance for cramped living conditions and biting insects, possess a valid drivers license, and have a good driving record. Applicants for all positions must be in excellent physical condition. Please send the following 3 items Andrew Whitman (info below): Brief cover letter (state your qualiﬁcations, previous experience, reason for interest, and time period of availability [earliest possible start date and latest last day of work); Resume (include e-mail address if you have one), and; 3 references (names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers). Contact: Andrew Whitman, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Natural Resource Technician - PFT Natural Resource Technician position will be advertised by Bureau of Land Management in Eugene, Oregon for approximately 2 weeks in late May/June. Duties include surveys for ﬁsh and wildlife species of interest (including night surveys for spotted owls), ﬁeld assessment of ﬁsh and wildlife habitat, entering data and maintaining relational databases, using ArcGIS and GPS to record, display and analyze data and coordinating volunteers. Job includes lots of ﬁeld work in steep, difﬁcult terrain, sometimes at night and typically alone. Salary $31,740- $38,824, depending on experience. Job announcement and application will be available ONLY on www.usajobs.com, so keep your eyes open for it if you are interested. Contact: Diana Bus (position info): Diana_ Bus@blm.gov; Peggie Russell-Davis (application info): Peggie_Russell-Davis@blm.gov. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Assistant - Researchers at the University of Montana’s College of Forestry and Conservation seek to hire a ﬁeld assistant for a study of the effectiveness of native-seed mixes for revegetating decommissioned roads on Forest Service lands in the northern Rockies. Forest managers are currently debating which road revegetation techniques best balance cost, erosion control, and protection of native plant
communities. Historically, managers have used non-native species to revegetate decommissioned roads because they quickly cover and protect the soil surface and are often readily available and inexpensive. However, revegetating with non-native species can inhibit re-establishment of native perennials and result in the invasion of adjacent native plant communities. While over 2000 miles of roads are decommissioned on Forest Service lands each year, few researchers have compared the success of seeding with non-native versus native seed mix. This study will identify the species that are most effective for restoring and rehabilitating native plant communities on decommissioned roads in the northern Rockies. Sampling will occur in the Kootenai and Clearwater National Forests on decommissioned logging roads during July and August 2007. Field assistants will be responsible for collecting data on soil characteristics, disturbance intensity, and plant abundance, and for preparing and seeding study plots. The locations of the sites and the nature of the work will require extended periods in the ﬁeld (up to 8 days), camping, and limited access to facilities (e.g., showers, telephone, email). Field Assistants may have the option of returning for a second season to help with resampling the sites in 2008. Salary - $10-14.50/hr depending on experience. To apply, please send the following materials to Ashley Grant at email@example.com: 1) letter of interest, 2) resume, and 3) names of and contact information for three references. Close Date: Until Filled.
Field Assistants Up to six temporary ﬁeld assistants needed for Ozark forest fuels and vegetation monitoring study near Van Buren, Missouri, May-Aug 2007. Up to six ﬁeld assistants are needed to help with a ﬁre and forest management effects study in the Ozark region of Missouri. Work will involve collection of fuel loading data and resampling of permanent woody vegetation plots in areas of known forest management and prescribed burning. Experience in fuels and/or woody vegetation identiﬁcation and sampling methods is desired. Pay is $10/hour and vehicles are provided for transportation to and from study site. Housing is provided in close proximity to the study area. Contact: Joe Marschall (573-882-8841, marschallj@missouri. edu. Close Date: Until Filled.
Natural Resource Research Technician - Olympia, WA. This position provides technical support for the Northern Spotted Owl Effectiveness Monitoring Program of the Habitat Conservation Plan. The technician helps assess spotted owl habitat conditions before and after silvicultural treatments. The fieldwork consists of basic forest measurements including tree diameter, height, and species composition; description of snags and coarse down woody debris; estimation of canopy closure, etc. The candidate will use various forest measurement equipment (diameter tape, calipers, laser rangeﬁnder) as well as data loggers, GPS units, and digital cameras. Other duties include preparing ﬁnal data summaries for analysis (conducting summary statistics; creating summary tables, charts and graphs using MS Excel) and creating maps using GIS software. The position works in a team setting, mainly in the ﬁeld and occasionally in the ofﬁce. The candidate reports to and is assigned work by the Spotted Owl Effectiveness Monitoring Scientist. The position works closely with another research technician in the ﬁeld and interacts with region ﬁeld staff and division administrative and ﬁeld staff. To apply, please submit: A letter of interest describing how your experience and qualiﬁcations relate to the job proﬁle and the required and desired position qualiﬁcations. Indicate how you learned of this opportunity. A current resume with description of employment and supervisors’ names. An online voluntary Applicant Proﬁle Questionnaire. The names and contact information for three references. Please submit all materials to: Roberta Searles, firstname.lastname@example.org, Department of Natural Resources, PO BOX 47033, Olympia, WA 985047033. NOTE: Please indicate Natural Resource Research Technician 2 and recruitment # 2007-05-8080 in the subject line of your e-mail. Close Date: Until Filled. Natural Resource Technician 2 - This position provides technical support for the Northern Spotted Owl Effectiveness Monitoring Program of the Habitat Conservation Plan at the Washington State Department of Natural Resources. The technician helps assess spotted owl habitat conditions before and after silvicultural treatments. The ﬁeldwork consists of basic forest measurements including tree diameter, height, and species composition; description of snags and coarse down woody debris; estimation of canopy closure, etc. The candidate will use various forest measurement equipment (diameter tape, calipers, laser rangeﬁnder) as well as data loggers, GPS units, and digital cameras. Other duties include preparing ﬁnal data summaries for analysis (conducting summary statistics; creating summary tables, charts and graphs using MS Excel) and creating maps using GIS software. The position works in a team setting, mainly in the
ﬁeld and occasionally in the ofﬁce. The candidate reports to and is assigned work by the Spotted Owl Effectiveness Monitoring Scientist. The position works closely with another research technician in the ﬁeld and interacts with region ﬁeld staff and division administrative and ﬁeld staff. Qualiﬁcations: Demonstrated experience in ﬁeld data collection. High level of accuracy and attention to detail when collecting and managing data. Working knowledge of MS Ofﬁce and ability to create and manipulate datasets. Understanding of simple summary statistics. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. To apply, please submit: A letter of interest describing how your experience and qualiﬁcations relate to the job proﬁle and the required and desired position qualiﬁcations. Indicate how you learned of this opportunity. A current resume with description of employment and supervisors’ names. An online voluntary Applicant Proﬁle Questionnaire. The names and contact information for three references. Please submit all materials to: Roberta Searles, email@example.com, Department of Natural Resources, PO BOX 47033, Olympia, WA 985047033. NOTE: Please indicate Natural Resource Research Technician 2 and recruitment # 2007-05-8080 in the subject line of your e-mail. Close Date: Until Filled. PhD Research Assistantship – TN. We are seeking a highly motivated Ph.D. student to conduct research on Cerulean Warblers as part of a regional project examining cerulean response to forest management. We have developed a cooperative study across 7 sites in TN, KY, OH and WV examining cerulean response to an array of forest management treatments. Pre-treatment data on demographics, habitat use, density, foraging behavior, etc. have been collected for two years. The forest management treatments were implemented in fall-winter 2006-07. The PhD student will take leadership for all aspects of completing the project over the course of the next 3 ﬁeld seasons. Qualiﬁcations include experience nest searching, mistnetting, banding, habitat evaluation, and ability to manage a broad regional study with 7 ﬁeld teams. BS and MS degrees in wildlife science, conservation biology, ecology or related ﬁeld required. Successful applicants will also have a strong academic record (GPA >3.3, GRE >1100 verbal + quantitative minimums). Contact: Dr. David Buehler, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: June 15, 2007. Technician - (2) Forestry Technicians/Biologists needed for a NEPA Analysis forestry exam project in the beautiful Gila National Forest. Project area is approximately 8500’ in elevation with ponderosa pine being the dominate species. Qualiﬁcations: Required: tree identiﬁcation skills; proﬁcient with handheld compass and topographical maps; selfmotivation; attention to detail; B.S. or B.A. degree; excellent map reading and basic GPS skills; ﬁeld experience; good physical condition; strong work ethic; willingness to learn; ability to maintain a positive attitude Preferred Qualiﬁcations: Experienced conducting stand exams; experience with forest measurement equipment; undergraduate courses in the following: mensuration, tree identification, plant identiﬁcation, silviculture, and ecology These positions will be ﬁlled immediately. To apply: Send resume, cover letter, and three professional references to humanresources@s outhwindconservation.com. Salary: $140-$220/day. Close Date: Until Filled. GIS/Remote Sensing Intern - The Natural Capital Project (www.naturalcapitalproject.org) is an innovative partnership among The Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund and Stanford University aimed at aligning economic forces with conservation. Our vision is a world in which people and institutions recognize natural systems as capital assets, appreciate the vital roles they play in supporting human well-being, and incorporate the intrinsic and economic values of natural capital into decision making. The Natural Capital Project is developing new tools that will include maps of natural capital and innovative approaches, including private markets, to motivate and ﬁnance conservation. A fundamental requirement is the need to incorporate the impacts of changes in the landscape on water services, such as water availability, water quality, and flooding. There exists a wealth of research and synthesis reports that document landscape-water linkages. Under guidance of the Natural Capital Project Hydrologist, a paid (stipend) research intern is sought to compile globally available hydrologic and landscape data for Natural Capital Project Demonstration Sites. Duration: 1 month full time (40 hours per week). A part-time internship will be considered at a minimum of 20 hours per week for two months. A person with a basic background in Remote Sensing and GIS or applicable ﬁeld is needed to compile historic hydrologic and landscape data from satellite imagery. The goal is to compile 30 years of precipitation, temperature, and land-use (AVHR, LANDSAT) satellite imagery data for Natural Capital Project sites, which include the Eastern Arc Mountains in Tanzania, The Sierra Nevada in California, and the Upper Yangtze River basin in China. Skills to visualize and characterize imagery quality will be crucial as well as the ability to format the data in usable forms. Key skills are experience with satellite imagery analysis, and use of imagery visualizing and conversion software, such as ERDAS, or MATLAB. Intern will work closely with the Natural Capital Project hydrologist as well as with collaborators in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of South Carolina. Send cover
letter and resume to email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Ph.D. Position - For a climate change project on plant growth at treeline we are seeking a highly motivated PhD candidate (3 yrs, fully funded) in the ﬁeld of alpine plant ecology and climate change. Research will be conducted at Davos in the Swiss Alps. The successful candidate will investigate the impacts of warming and elevated CO2 on plants, nutrient uptake and carbon cycling. Measurements include growth and phenology of tree and dwarf shrubs and analysis of above- and below-ground plant samples for stable isotopes. Results will be published in international peer-reviewed journals. We highly welcome development of independent ideas. Your proﬁle: graduate degree in natural sciences, preferably ecology or biology, experience in experimental ﬁeld work and statistical analyses (particularly in R or SPlus), ability to move in steep alpine terrain under sometimes harsh conditions, experience in lab work, ﬂuent in English. You are able to work independently, have good organization skills, are motivated and initiative, and in addition stand out as a good communicator and team player. Our group is part of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL and the Swiss Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research in Davos. Send CV with personal photo with reference number 477 to: Ms. Madeleine Oberhaensli, WSL-SLF, Fluelastrasse 11, CH7260 Davos Dorf. Close Date: Until Filled. Conservation Technician II - Conservation Technician II (Management Section Position #33-5): Assist with prescribed burning, plant and maintain trees, ground preparation and planting of food plots and grass plantings, repair and maintain equipment, oversee other temporary employees, mix and apply chemicals, word processing, age and check deer, perform wildlife surveys, handle depredation response and assist in operation of controlled hunts. Assist with Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) monitoring and management. Other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of and ability to operate tractors and farm equipment; knowledge of wildlife management principles. Computer skills highly desirable (MS Word, Access, Excel, ArcView 3.2). Drivers license required. Training and Experience Guideline: Any combination of training and/or experience that will enable the applicant to possess the required knowledge, skills and abilities. A general qualiﬁcation guideline for this position is 1-2 years of experience or education performing duties described above. Contact: Dustin Darveau at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Technicians - 2 ﬁeld technicians for work on threatened populations of Lahontan cutthroat trout in northern Nevada. We are monitoring population trends and movement in response to habitat improvements and increased connectivity from the removal of several culverts. Field sites can be remote and rugged, work is physically strenuous, and conditions are often uncomfortable (desert environment – hot days, cold nights, occasional storms). Interns must be in excellent physical condition, and be able to hike long distances with heavy equipment and camp for long periods. Field work requires experience with 4WD driving, an ability to read and navigate by topographic maps, use of GPS to ﬁnd site locations, ability to trouble shoot equipment problems and other unforeseen situations, attention to detail with data collection, and ability to work independently and well with others – after initial training the pair of technicians will be working by themselves. Fisheries background including VI or PIT tagging and electro-shocking experience is highly desirable. Stipend is $1500/month + $20 per diem for work days. There are 2 possible start dates: either August 12th to assist with a collaborative project with the Boise Aquatics Lab (Rocky Mountain Research Station) on bull trout in Idaho before the NV ﬁeld season, or the last week of August for the cutthroat trout work. The NV season runs through approximately the ﬁrst week of Oct (~ 6 weeks). Field work time is ﬂexible to ﬁt in-ﬁeld needs, but the most strategic schedule approximates working about 6-7 days followed by an overnight break in the town closest to ﬁeld sites (Elko, NV), with 2-3 longer breaks for personal time throughout the season. Technicians begin and end the season in Boise, ID, and must have an excellent driving record to be covered individually by our insurance. Interns need own sleeping bag/pad, and tent if desired, but TU has most other camping equipment (2 person tent, stove, pots, etc). TU provides vehicle, gas, and occasional hotel and other travel-related expenses throughout the ﬁeld season. Closing Date: May 15th, 2007. If interested please send cover letter, resume and names and contact information for 3 references (names, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, and relation to applicant) by email to: Helen Neville, Ph.D., Research Scientist (email@example.com, Phone: 208-938-1110 x13). Close Date: Until Filled. Research Associate - Washington, D.C. based non-proﬁt, is seeking applications for the position of research associate in
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Environmental Science & Engineering its Saint Paul, MN satellite ofﬁce. The successful candidate will work on The State of the Nation’s Ecosystems report series, a major project at the Heinz Center designed to establish a suite of ecological indicators for the United States, analogous to the economic indicators. The Heinz Center conducts policy-relevant environmental research with a collaborative, multi-sector approach involving experts from business, environmental organizations, academia, and government. The Position: Reporting to the Program’s senior research associate, who is based at the University of Minnesota, the successful candidate will be an integral part of an eight-member project team that is split between ofﬁces in Washington and Saint Paul. This is a 9 to 12 month position, with some possibility of renewal. Target starting date is 01 May 2007. Position involves widely varied responsibilities on a small project team. Selected candidate will work on all aspects of the project and have signiﬁcant direct involvement with multi-sector committees. Position demands ability to grasp technical aspects of new issues very quickly; willingness to work on issues dealing with multiple terrestrial and aquatic ecosystem types; ability to work with committees with widely disparate views and backgrounds; and good written and oral communications skills. Candidates should have some willingness to travel. The successful candidate will be expected to work efﬁciently in an independent manner with a high degree of professionalism. Qualiﬁcations: An earned Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in natural science. Relevant work experience will be used in evaluating candidate’s applications. Application: Applicants should provide cover letter, resume / CV, the names of three references, and salary history to Kent Cavender-Bares, Senior Research Associate (firstname.lastname@example.org; 612.435.4995 fax). Close Date: Until Filled. Forest Economist - This position will publish the bi-monthly Texas Timber Price Trends; maintain large landowner list and track institutional investors; follow timber investment, trade, insurance, and law issues; conduct research on gatewood stumpage prices and cut-and-haul rates; provide timber price data to Comptroller’s ofﬁce; monitor timberland tax appraisals; conduct timberland property tax seminars; assist with TFS Rules, training, and zone determination on SP977; conduct federal income tax research and seminars. Minimum Master’s degree in Forest Economics. Good written and oral communication skills. Experience in forest economic analysis and forest policy, including taxation. To apply go to: http://greatjobs.tamu.edu. Close Date: Until Filled. Conservation Crew Leader - The Vermont Youth Conservation Corps is now hiring Crew Leaders to guide young people ages 16-24 in the completion of high priority trail construction and watershed restoration projects across the state of Vermont in both residential and non-residential settings. As a VYCC Crew Leader you will serve as a teacher, work supervisor, and a role model. You will build a cohesive team while completing high-priority conservation projects and facilitating educational activities. You will be responsible for building a community, ensuring the health and safety of your crew, and teaching both life and job skills. In addition, you will be responsible for professionally managing your work project and ensuring high quality standards. Beneﬁts: Competitive Salary of $430-$500 per week Compensation while attending our residential training Room and Board for all staff on residential crews AmeriCorps Education Award - $1,250 to $2,362 offered to all qualifying Crew Leaders Scholarship of $1000 available to all VYCC alumni accepted to attend Sterling College in Craftsbury Common, VT. Learn management, construction, maintenance, supervisory, and leadership skills. Exceptional Work Environment in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Please visit http://www.vycc. org/positions/summer_leader.html for more information about this position or to apply on-line. If you have questions, please contact Kat Coons at 802-434-3969 ext. 147 or email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Internship - The CBG, in partnership with the National Park Service, is offering a 5 month paid internship at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Copper Center, Alaska. Duration: 5/21-10/19 (negotiable). - A bachelor’s degree is required, but no other experience is necessary other than interest in plants and resource management. v This is an opportunity to work in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve this summer and into the fall, when work could be performed in the Anchorage Regional Ofﬁce if desired. - The focus of the internship is invasive plant management, including inventory, control, monitoring, native plant seed collection, and education, with considerable time searching for and mapping plants using a Trimble GPS unit. In the fall, the focus will shift to data management, and creative projects will be encouraged. - The park botanist will serve as a mentor for the intern, and the invasive plant program manager would serve as mentor in Anchorage. - Housing will be provided by the park except in Anchorage. - The intern will be based at park headquarters (Copper Center, near Glenallen) but will spend most of the summer traveling within the park. - A three day training will be held in Anchorage from 5/22-24 for all those working on this issue in Alaska’s National Parks. - A round trip plane ticket or other travel expenses from your home to Alaska will be provided for by the CBG. A personal vehicle is required due to the location of the internship. US citizens and candidates who currently
hold a visa to work in the States may apply. Please submit your resume and letter of interest to Kristen Kordecki at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ask 2 referees to send a letter of recommendation to the same email Please have your official transcripts sent to: Chicago Botanic Garden, Kristen Kordecki, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL 60022. Close Date: Until Filled. Ecologists -The Rangeland Ecologists (2) will have primary responsibility for setting up experimental studies for ecology research projects and then the collection and analysis of data and samples from those studies. One Rangeland Ecologist will primarily work on a global change related project in the Mojave Desert of southern Nevada: the Nevada Desert FACE Facility. The second Rangeland Ecologist will primarily work on a cheatgrass control and rangeland restoration project and a recently-funded project that examines the effects of de- and anti-icing compounds on vegetation in the Lake Tahoe Basin. The successful candidates will play a key role in meeting the goals and objectives of these projects and will interact with researchers across the region. The Rangeland Ecologists will spend extended periods of time at remote ﬁeld study locations, especially during the spring and summer. The ecologists will also need to interact and work with other collaborating investigators as needed. These grant-funded positions are expected to continue for approximately 2 years; continued employment is contingent on the availability of funding. Medical, dental, and vision beneﬁts are provided. Qualiﬁcations: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Plant Ecology, Natural Resources, or related ﬁeld and at least 1 year of professional experience that includes sampling design, collection, analysis, and publishing of data from process-based ecological ﬁeld studies. Candidates also must be: 1) capable of extended ﬁeldwork under adverse weather conditions; 2) capable of using 4-wheel drive vehicles and mechanized ﬁeld equipment; 3) able to work effectively with minimal supervision plus work as a productive team member; and 4) highly motivated with strong interpersonal and communication skills. A Master’s degree in one of the above ﬁelds with demonstration of knowledge and experience in the above areas is preferred. Highly desirable qualiﬁcations include demonstrated abilities to: use scientiﬁc equipment to test, sample, and gather data; and measure, record, and interpret vegetation data. Additional preferred qualiﬁcations include: the taxonomy and identiﬁcation of montane and desert vegetation; and experimental design, computers, and statistical analyses. To Apply: For a complete description of these positions as well as to apply for these positions, see the full job ad on our website. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistantships - Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The Department of Forestry at SIUC has research assistantships available for Ph.D. and M.S. graduate students interested in pursuing research in watershed management, water quality, and hydrology. Projects include 1.) quantifying the water quality beneﬁts of riparian buffers in agricultural watersheds and 2.) investigating surface hydrology, erosion, and sedimentation associated with tracked and wheeled vehicle training. Students are urged to apply as soon as possible. Funds will be available beginning as early as the summer semester 2007. For more information, please contact Dr. Karl Williard at (618)453-7478 email@example.com and Dr. Jon Schoonover at (618)453-7468 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.siu.edu/~forestry/). Close Date: Until Filled. Postdoctoral Position - Florida International University, Miami. I will hire a postdoctoral-level scientist to work on a project in based in the Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida. The position will open 1 October 2007 and will continue until 31 July 2009. Please submit a CV, a statement of research interest, and arrange for two email recommendations to be sent to donnelly@ﬁu.edu by 31 May 2007. The position requires working with undergraduate students as well as with graduate students. Contact Maureen Donnelly (email@example.com) for additional information concerning the position. Close Date: Until Filled.
Researcher - The Department of Biology at Central Michigan University seeks an exemplary researcher with strong connections to Great Lakes research and funding sources to ﬁll the position of Research Scientist to begin no later than August 2007. University-based support is for 24 months; additional employment must be supported with external funding. The successful candidate will work with and share laboratory space (both on the main campus in Mt. Pleasant, MI as well as at the CMU Biological Station located on Beaver Island with established Great Lakes
scientists to build a research program focusing on invasive species of the Great Lakes. The successful candidate will be guaranteed two years of funding with a possibility of an extension. During this time, the candidate will work with the fellow scientists at the CMU Biological Station to design and carry out experiments focusing on Great Lakes invasive species issues while securing external funding to expand the program. Candidates must (1) have an earned doctorate with broad training in aquatic biology and (2) have the potential to establish a vigorous research program that involves talented undergraduate and graduate students and attracts extramural funding. Candidates must demonstrate (3) research using modern molecular tools in combination with ﬁeld approaches, to investigate pathways of invasion, breakdown of biological isolation, and/or the control and eradication of invasive species (4) strong potential for mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students, and (5) excellent verbal and written communication skills. Applications from outstanding candidates with research expertise in the biological communities of the Great Lakes, and who will utilize the facilities and resources available at the CMU Biological Station on Beaver Island are especially encouraged. Send an application letter, curriculum vita, copies of all transcripts, statement of future research plans, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Claudia Douglass, Chair, Department of Biology, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859. Inquiries about the position should be directed to the department chair: Claudia. B.Douglass@cmich.edu. Close Date: Until Filled.
Project Manager Manage and consult on small and large-scale natural resources projects for our Natural Resources Group (NRG). BA & 3 yrs exp req’d. Exp in scientiﬁc research and/or ﬁeld work relating to environmental conservation & NYS driver lic pref’d. For more info go to www.nyc.gov/parks. Send res & cvr ltr by 4/6/07 to: Project Manager/Borough Liaison/11651, Personnel, Parks & Recreation, 24 W. 61st St. 2nd ﬂ, NY, NY 10023. Close Date: Until Filled.
Researcher - MSc or PhD position available in the Department of Plant Sciences --”Regional modeling of greenhouse gas fluxes and sustainability of biofuel systems”. The current concerns over a secure supply of oil and the ever-increasing greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere have led to renewed interest in energy from plant biomass. However, there are also a series of concerns, apprehensions and challenges associated with a shift to a heavier reliance on biomass energy for our energy-thirsty society. In particular, the potential conﬂicts between the use of crops and cropland for biofuel versus food, the sustainability of biofuel cropping systems, and the greenhouse gas emissions during the production of biomass for energy production are questioned. These uncertainties exemplify the need for a full assessment of the advantages and drawbacks of bioenergy before fully embarking on this new energy pathway. The student in this position will use ecosystem process models to simulate gas exchange in different biofuel cropping systems under different soil, climate, and management conditions. For this project, we are looking for a person who can help us to (1) translate typical Californian farming management into ecosystem models, (2) run the ecosystem models to quantify the uncertainty around model predictions, and (3) analyze the GHG budgets and evaluate the potential for bio-fuel cropping systems at a regional scale. Requirements: Bachelors or Master degree in life sciences (agronomy, biochemistry, ecology,...); High level of knowledge and expertise in working with Microsoft Excel; Solid background in mathematics (basic calculus), introductory statistics, biogeochemistry and ecosystem sciences. Experience with a high-level programming language (such as VBA), GIS, or databases is a plus. For more information or questions, please contact Dr. J. Six at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Graduate Student Positions - The Department of Geography has resources for 3 graduate student positions to begin in August 2007 or January 2008. Areas of interest for which funding is available include: Land use change (including conservation ecology); Remote sensing and simulation (including monitoring household impacts on land use and simulation of household-environment interactions; monitoring biophysical characteristics at local to regional scales to understand land-use effects on vegetation dynamics). Funding for up to 4 years is available. RA/TA stipends start at >$16K for a 9 month academic year, with additional funding available over summer, health beneﬁts, tuition scholarship, and a relatively low cost of living. For more information please contact either: George Malanson, Professor (email@example.com, 319.335.0540) or Marc Linderman, Asst. Professor (marc-linderman@uiowa. edu, 319.335.1451). Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Specialist - At the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, we value our employees who dedicate themselves in protecting Virginia’s natural resources. Be a part of a dynamic team where you can
make a difference while enjoying all of the beneﬁts of working in state government: competitive salary for working a 40 hour week, comprehensive insurance, 13 paid holidays, vacation/personal/sick time, membership in the Virginia state retirement system, ﬂex schedules, tuition reimbursement, telecommuting, performance based recognition, access to an extensive professional training program, many opportunities for advancement, and much more. So if you enjoy working on a variety of projects with high-quality colleagues in a fostering environment, apply today! Qualiﬁcations include comprehensive knowledge of federal and state environmental water permit laws and regulations (VPDES & VPA); environmental science and wastewater treatment engineering principles. Demonstrated ability to apply engineering and scientiﬁc principles; analyze, interpret and develop or apply legislative proposals and mandates, policies, regulations, technical requirements, and procedures; communicate well, orally and in writing. Must possess well developed knowledge of Microsoft Ofﬁce software suite and database operations. Degree in environmental science, engineering or equivalent training/ experience preferred. The Commonwealth does not provide sponsorship; therefore, applicants must be a citizen or national of the U.S., a Lawful Permanent Resident, or an alien authorized to work. Excluding current DEQ employees, the selected candidate MUST pass a criminal background check. Contact: Danna J Kiluk Phone: (804) 698-4081 Fax: (804) 698-4083. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Research Scientist - Grand Rapids, MN. A research position is available for a long-term study of riparian harvesting methods on ecosystem function (secondary production, organic matter breakdown, and food web analyses) in Minnesota headwater streams. The study is part of a collaborative effort of scientists at Michigan Technological University, USDA Forest Service, US Geological Survey, and the University of Minnesota evaluating the effectiveness of Minnesota’s riparian timber harvesting guidelines. Responsibilities and duties include: Coordinating and conducting ﬁeld and lab work including collection of stream invertebrate samples, water quality and hydrological measurements, and taxonomic identiﬁcation of stream invertebrates; supervising student interns; data analysis; report writing; and presenting results at meetings. Position requires overnight travel of 5-7 days per month. Position will be offered through the Department of Biological Sciences at Michigan Technological University and based at the USDA Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Position starts June 2007 (pending ﬁnal budget approval) and is available for 12 months with renewal contingent upon funding. Qualiﬁcations: B.S. degree in Ecology, Entomology, or related ﬁeld, plus two years relevant experience is required. M.S. degree with emphasis in aquatic invertebrate ecology preferred. Applicants should have aquatic invertebrate identiﬁcation skills; project management, data analysis, and report writing experience; a strong work ethic; the ability to work in rough terrain and tolerate biting insects; and a valid driver’s license. Contact: Casey Huckins at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Scientist – Florida. Ibis Environmental, Inc., a growing environmental consulting ﬁrm in Stuart, Florida, has an opening for an entry to mid-level Environmental Scientist. Qualified candidates must possess a BS/BA in Biology, Natural Resources, Ecology, or related ﬁeld. Excellent writing and communication skills, as well as computer proﬁciency are required. Responsibilities will include wetlands delineation and permitting, wetlands assessments, wetland mitigation monitoring and reporting, endangered and threatened species surveys and relocations, vegetation mapping, seagrass surveys, and biological data collection and research. Candidate must be able to travel. Some overnight travel will be required. The ability to work in the ﬁeld in adverse conditions is a must. Qualiﬁed applicants should fax a letter of introduction, resume, and salary requirements to 772-286-1968 for consideration. Please include a description of your qualiﬁcations, experience, and interests that are relevant to this position. Starting salary is dependent upon qualiﬁcations and experience. Contact: Jena Mier at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Senior Scientist - PBS&J’s Metairie ofﬁce is seeking a Sr. Scientist II. Duties include analyzing technical problems, conducts scientiﬁc studies, and assembles technical data and writes reports and permit applications. Will assist project manager in the compilation, synthesis, and integration of model outputs and document both the modeling outcomes and processes being followed for a large coastal ecosystem restoration project. Prepare feasibility level report information and develop and maintain strong client relationships. Prepare documentation/presentations to assist client with policy, regulatory, and permitting requirements at federal, state, and local levels. Other duties as assigned.Some travel will be required. Educational Requirements: B.S. in ﬁeld of Science although a graduate degree is preferred. Experience Required: Minimum seven years’ experience since Bachelor’s degree in managing coastal restoration projects or six years’ experience with Master’s degree. Typical incumbent has eight to ten years’ experience. Proven analytical skills, technical writing, computer and communication skills.Please apply on line at www.pbsj.com to Requisition No. 8038. Close Date: Until Filled.
Environmental Science & Engineering Seasonal Intern - Incumbent will assist with monitoring surface water around the state. Duties include, but not limited to: ﬁeldwork preparations, ﬁeld reconnaissance, sampling water quality and habitat in ponds and streams, reporting on informational queries, public outreach, data entry, and ﬁling. Candidate must have valid driver’s license and the ability to swim. Applicants should be working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Ecology, Natural Resources, or a related ﬁeld in environmental science. The preferred candidate possesses excellent communication, organizational, and navigational skills and is familiar with computer applications (MS Office, GIS applications, statistical software) and equipment (GPS units, document scanners, digital camera). Candidates familiar with aquatic plant species, have previous experience with the use of canoes and motorboats, and the ability to conduct ﬁeldwork outside in inclement weather conditions are encouraged to apply. To apply, submit the following materials via mail, email or fax to contact listed below: 1. A cover letter stating your qualiﬁcations and interests. Please reference this position as “Ofﬁce of Water, Surface Water Monitoring Program 2007 Seasonal Policy Intern” in cover letter; 2. Resume or CV; 3. Contact information for 3 references. Also submit a DEM Seasonal Application (available at RI DEM website under JOBS or at http://www.dem.ri.gov/jobs/pdf/summrapp.pdf ) to: Ofﬁce of Human Resources, Room 350, 235 Promenade Street, Providence, RI 02908. Close Date: Until Filled. M.S./Ph.D. Graduate Student Assistantship - We are seeking an individual with experience in coastal wetlands, hydric soils, or benthic habitats to work on a study investigating relationships between subaqueous soils and the use and management of shallow-subtidal habitats. The goal of the study is to develop an interpretive tool that can be used to assess the condition of the shallow-subtidal habitats for use, management, and conservation. Critical questions to be answered in the study include: Are there soil-eelgrass relationships that can be used to assist in the restoration of SAV? What effect does dredging have on these habitats and the adjacent land the materials are deposited upon? Is carbon sequestration a critical function of these habitats? What subtidal soil/landscapes have the highest shellﬁsh productivity? How should these habitats be classiﬁed? Responsibilities of the graduate assistant will be to inventory the habitats of a range of shallow subtidal wetlands, to sample and characterize the soils in these settings, to evaluate these soil properties relative to use and management of the habitats in regard to eelgrass, shellﬁsh, dredging, and carbon sequestration. Please send résumé, college transcripts, and statement of interest to: Dr. Mark Stolt, Department of Natural Resources Science, One Greenhouse Road, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, 02881, phone 401-874-2915, fax 401-874-4561, mstolt@uri. edu. Close Date: Until Filled. Researcher - The CBG, in partnership with the US Forest Service is offering a 5 month paid internship at San Bernardino National Forest in Fawnskin, California. Desired: Skill with natural resource data collection and monitoring in an outdoor setting, with emphasis on botanical and wildlife ﬁeldwork Ability to identify plant and animal species of California Ability to use personal computers for data entry, error checking, word processing, and producing reports. Ability to work in remote outdoor environments under extreme weather conditions and navigate to remote backcountry locations using GPS and topographic maps. Job Duties Include: - Vegetation and animal habitat evaluation - Rare plant and animal community monitoring - Mechanical control of invasive plants - Seed collection Plant propogation - Plant installation - Field data entry and maintenance of ﬁeld data - Technical writing. Requirements: A BS or BA in ecology, botany, plant biology, wildlife biology or related ﬁeld US citizenship or a visa to work in the US A personal vehicle. Start date: June 4th or 11th. The internship is for a duration of 5 months and compensation is a stipend of $750 each two weeks. Please, direct your resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, ask two referees to direct 2 letters of recommendation to the same email address. Your ofﬁcial academic transcript may be sent via US mail to: Chicago Botanic Garden, Kristen Kordecki, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL 60022. Close Date: Until Filled. Project Manager - PBS&J’s Metairie ofﬁce is seeking a Project Manager. Duties include applying technical expertise and project management experience to manage water resources development (e.g. ﬂood control, navigation) and ecosystem restoration projects. Appropriate candidates should have experience in USACE Civil Works Planning policy and procedures (e.g. ER 1105-2-100), NEPA process and document preparation for water resources related projects. Project Manager will also be responsible for planning, organizing, coordination, production, directing, controlling, and delivery of products/services to our client, and accountability for development and management of project ﬁnancials including budgets, billlings and accounts receivable. Educational Requirements: B.S. in ﬁeld(s) of practice, graduate degree desired. Experience Required: Five to eight years of experience in project production and technical professional activities in water resources and/or ecosystem restoration industry. Minimum three years as a
project manager for Environmental/Ecosystem Restoration related projects required. Good technical writing capabilities a must. Please apply on line at www.pbsj.com to Requisition No. 11398. Close Date: Until Filled. Paid Research Intern - The Natural Capital Project (www. naturalcapitalproject.org) is an innovative partnership among The Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund and Stanford University aimed at aligning economic forces with conservation. Our vision is a world in which people and institutions recognize natural systems as capital assets, appreciate the vital roles they play in supporting human well-being, and incorporate the intrinsic and economic values of natural capital into decision making. The Natural Capital Project is developing new tools that will include maps of natural capital and innovative approaches, including private markets, to motivate and ﬁnance conservation. A fundamental requirement is the need to incorporate the impacts of changes in the landscape on water services, such as water availability, water quality, and ﬂooding. There exists a wealth of research and synthesis reports that document landscape-water linkages. Under guidance of the Natural Capital Project Hydrologist, a paid (stipend) research intern is sought to characterize literature ﬁndings of landscapehydrology linkages. Duration: 1 month full time (40 hours per week). A part-time internship will be considered at a minimum of 20 hours per week for two months. A person with a background in Hydrology, Environmental Science, Geography or applicable ﬁeld is necessary to extract key information from published literature that will be used in hydrology models to quantify the impacts of landscape changes on water availability and sediment transport. The applicant must have the skills to analyze and understand state-of-the-art environmental field studies by leading scientists. Basic skills in GIS are desirable because all study ﬁndings will be characterized by eco-region. Although, the Natural Capital Project hydrologist will provide most of the initial materials, the applicant must have the initiative to expand literature resources based on literature citations and web-research. Work may be extended based on funding and project needs. Key skills: Web Research savvy, MS Excel or Access. Desirable skills: Basic GIS. Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Scientiﬁc Aid – CA. Conduct marsh and upland management including irrigation, water control installation and repair, cleaning water delivery systems, and vegetation control by discing and applying herbicides. Mow, disc, or perform other type of mechanical removal of vegetation from roads, levees, ditches and wetlands. Operation of hunter check station/public use program including posting and de-posting signs, cleanup, building and blind maintenance, and actual operation of check station during waterfowl and pheasant hunting season. Assist graduate student with vegetation sampling and habitat mapping, water quality monitoring and equipment calibration. May assist biological staff with monitoring waterfowl, upland game birds, non-game birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians on the Los Banos Wildlife Complex. Attend safety meetings, training, and other duties as assigned. This position is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience to qualify for future permanent jobs with the Department. Send a completed Standard State Application form #678, and 3 references to: Bill Cook, Scientiﬁc Aid Habitat Position, 18110 West Henry Miller Ave., Los Banos, CA 93635. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Biologist - Performs entry-level scientiﬁc research, environmental surveys and impact assessments to ensure SNWA/District environmental compliance with state and federal laws and regulations; and performs related duties as assigned. Requires graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in earth science, biology, environmental biology or a closely related ﬁeld; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Salary: $63,507 annually; Position closes: 8am, 3/30/07. The beautiful desert Southwest city of Las Vegas, Nevada continues to grow at an astounding rate each month, and with no state income tax in Nevada, the cost of living in Las Vegas is lower than many metropolitan areas of its size. A dynamic work environment, diverse work force and a thriving community all contribute to the distinction of the Las Vegas Valley Water District as one of the nation’s fastest growing water utilities. View the position description, minimum requirements & obtain application packet on-line at www.lvvwd.com or apply in person at 1001 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89153. Phone: (800) 252-2011. Faxes and resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application package. Close Date: Until Filled. Graduate Research Assistant - Graduate Research Assistant position in Atmospheric Sciences. The Graduate student will work on NSF and EPA funded projects to quantify exchange processes of water, carbon, and mercury between terrestrial ecosystems and the atmosphere. The successful applicant will conduct micrometeorological studies, chamber-based exchange measurements, and laboratory incubations studies to quantify deposition and emissions ﬂuxes of atmospheric constituents from/to various ecosystem compartments. We especially seek a person with strong interest in atmospheric science, environmental pollution, or ecosystem ecology and someone willing to
work in a multidisciplinary research team in the ﬁeld and in the laboratory. Education: B.Sc. in Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science, Hydrology, Geoscience, or related ﬁeld. Contact: Dr. Daniel Obrist, Desert Research Institute, Division of Atmospheric Sciences, 2215 Raggio Parkway, Reno, NV 89503. (775) 674-7008, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled.
Modelers The School of Natural Sciences in Trinity College, University of Dublin is seeking to appoint two ecosystem modellers, one at professorial level and the other at lecturer level. Candidates for the position should have experience in ecosystem modelling, preferably in the area of Ecosystem Responses to Climate Change or Biogeochemical Cycles. For further details see the position description and contact either Professor David Taylor (email@example.com) or Professor Mike Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org) Close Date: Until Filled.
Fellow - The ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies seeks a postdoctoral or senior research fellow to work in any area of coral reef biodiversity (e.g., biogeography, phylogeography, paleobiology, evolution, mathematical modelling, biodiversity conservation, ecosystem function). Based at James Cook University in Townsville (Australia), the appointee will contribute to improving understanding of mechanisms and processes that maintain local and global biodiversity of coral reefs. The successful applicant will have substantial freedom to forge a research program that suits her or his interests and abilities. Selection criteria include: 1. PhD in a relevant discipline (PhD candidates who will complete their degrees before late 2007 are also encouraged to apply). 2. An excellent publication record for stage of career. 3. Capacity to bring fresh approaches to the study of coral reef biodiversity (either conceptual or technical, preferably both) that will complement and enhance, rather than duplicate, existing areas of strength in the Centre. Prior knowledge of coral reefs is desirable, but not essential. The position is available immediately; applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is ﬁlled. Enquiries to: Associate Professor Sean Connolly (Phone: +61 7 4782 4242, Sean.Connolly@jcu. edu.au). To apply, please forward a CV, email addresses of 3 potential referees, and a 1-2 page description of research interests addressing Selection Criterion #3, above, to Sean Connolly at the above email address. Appointment will be through June 2010, subject to a probationary period. Salary AUD$57k to $76k per annum. Close Date: Until Filled. Researcher - For a climate change project on plant growth at treeline we are seeking a highly motivated PhD candidate (3 yrs, fully funded) in the ﬁeld of alpine plant ecology. Research will be conducted at Davos in the Swiss Alps. The successful candidate will investigate the impacts of warming and elevated CO2 on plants, nutrient uptake and carbon cycling. Measurements include growth and phenology of trees and dwarf shrubs and analysis of above- and below-ground plant samples for stable isotopes. Results will be published in international peer-reviewed journals. We highly welcome development of independent ideas. Your proﬁle: graduate degree in natural sciences, preferably ecology or biology, experience in experimental ﬁeld work and statistical analyses (particularly in R or SPlus), ability to move in steep alpine terrain under sometimes harsh conditions, experience in lab work, ﬂuent in English. You are able to work independently, have good organization skills, are motivated and initiative, and in addition stand out as a good communicator and team player. Our group is part of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL and the Swiss Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research in Davos. The position needs to be ﬁlled soon. Please send your complete CV as soon as possible and latest by 31 May 2007 with photo using reference number 477 to Ms. Madeleine Oberhaensli, WSL-SLF, Fluelastrasse 11, CH-7260 Davos Dorf. For further information please contact Dr. Christian Rixen, Tel. +41 (0)81 4170214, email: email@example.com (additional electronic application welcome). Close Date: Until Filled. Field Technician - Washington DC. Technician urgently needed for research on West Nile virus and Lyme disease project from 5/13/07 through October 13, 2007. Position involves extensive mosquito trapping using two types of mosquito traps (CDC light and gravid traps), identifying and dissecting mosquitoes, and using large backpack mounted aspirator to collect mosquitoes from vegetation, and sampling for ticks. Position is part of an integrated avianmosquito project at a set of sites in Maryland/Washington DC. Work includes driving (~3+hrs/day) between sites and lab located at the Smithsonian s Migratory Bird Center at the National Zoo in Washington DC. We will train applicants in mosquito identiﬁcation skills. We provide the work vehicle.
Position includes costs of shared housing. Technician will be able to interact with staff on several other ﬁeld projects going on at the Smithsonian, and learn skills and techniques for doing avian research. Great preparation for graduate school. Overall, the position is demanding but rewarding. Email resume and contact information (phone and email) for 3 references. Please indicate whether you are available for full ﬁeld season, or give earliest available start date. Ability to work independently. Strong motivation, and interest in insects and ticks. Physical labor. Patience. Requires someone who wants to meet tough challenges and get things done. Requires focus and patience, and ability to deal with some monotony. Must have driver s license and insurance. $1200/month+housing. Contact: Marm Kilpatrick at Kilpatrick@conservationmedicine.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Research Technician – Responsible for collecting/ analyzing water and nutrient samples; provide laboratory and field support; prepare glassware and samples, QA/QC data, and deployment/retrieval/maintenance of equipment; responsible for database maintenance, laboratory maintenance, and on-line research pertaining to ongoing projects; use statistical techniques and operate mechanical devices common to research/statistical work; prepare data for presentation in graphic/tabular/pictorial/ written form; compose analytical reports and descriptive, non-technical summaries; coordinate/fully participate in the National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) System-wide Monitoring Program (SWMP) by offering technical support and implementing NERR protocols. Education: equivalent to graduation from a four-year college/university, including or supplemented by a course in statistics (additional experience which has demonstrated that the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge/abilities provided may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis). Work Experience: one year experience in technical research (one year of graduate study in the social sciences, economics, mathematics, statistics, public or business administration, or engineering ﬁelds may be substituted for required experience). Working Knowledge: working knowledge of research techniques and the methods of preparation of research reports; working knowledge of statistical principles/procedures, including methods of frequency series, data, simple correlation methods and sampling techniques. Specialized Knowledge: clean laboratory and sampling protocols; ﬁeld methods. Specialized Skills: knowledge/use of computer equipment and database software. Abilities: assist in preparation of questionnaires, gathering and analyzing research data, and in compiling data for reports and summaries in tabular, graphic, and pictorial form; prepare clear/concise reports; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; communicate clearly verbally and in written form. Please contact Jessica Schneider 415-338-3706 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Close Date: Until Filled. Marine Scientist - Employee will perform laboratory analyses of dissolved inorganic and organic nutrients, particulate nutrients, and biogeochemical process measurements; conduct ﬁeld studies in shallow water, estuarine habitats; ensure that quality assurance/quality control requirements are satisﬁed; perform statistical data analyses, generate graphs, and create GIS data layer maps; assist with writing reports and peer-reviewed papers. This is a restricted position and its continuation is contingent upon renewal of funding. Qualiﬁcations: BA/BS degree in biological or earth sciences. MS degree preferred or equivalent experience and related ﬁeld. Experience performing laboratory nutrient analyses and biogeochemical process measurements, operating and maintaining nutrient analytical instruments (e.g., Lachat autoanalyzer, Shimadzu TOC-V analyzer); and organizing ﬁeld experiments in marine environments. Experience in use of GIS software and application of multivariate statistical techniques. Experience writing reports and peer-reviewed papers preferred. Experience operating small boats preferred. Salary Range $30-32k. Open Until Filled. To Apply: https://jobs.wm.edu - click the “View/Apply for Staff” green button - Search for “Scientist I”, position # 00012V in the Biological Sciences Department. Close Date: Until Filled. Researcher - Graduate student opportunity in biogeography, conservation science, and climate change. A graduate research assistantship is available to study climate change impacts on species distributions in the United States. The project will utilize regional GAP analyses and climate change scenarios to quantify geographic patterns of change and identify species and areas of concern. The ideal candidate will have a strong quantitative background in geography, ecology, biology, or a related ﬁeld. The Department of Geography has strengths in geographic information systems, remote sensing, and climate change and impacts. Local collaboration opportunities exist both within UI (such as with the College of Natural Resources) and outside UI (with the National Gap Analysis Program and The Nature Conservancy). Funding for two years beginning this summer is provided by the National Gap Analysis Program, with excellent opportunities for subsequent funding. Applicants to either the M.S. or Ph.D. program will be considered. Interested persons should apply to the Department of Geography; applications are currently being accepted.
Environmental Policy & Law Informal inquires are strongly encouraged; contact Dr. Jeffrey Hicke (email@example.com; 208-885-6240) for more information. Close Date: Until Filled. Graduate Student Position - I am looking for a graduate student (PhD or MSc) to join our lab to work on a study modeling how lake environmental factors affect the establishment of an invasive zooplankton species. This work is part of a large research network, the Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network. Work will focus extensively on developing predictive models of species presence-absence in relationship to lake morphology, water chemistry, ﬁsh species composition, and spatial connectivity. Research will relate to conditions associated with this particular species, plus the development of modeling approaches suitable for predicting species occurrence relative to habitat conditions. Ideally you have a strong quantitative interest and ability. I am interested in having someone begin September 2007 or in January 2008 at the latest. If you are interested, please email me, Don Jackson (firstname.lastname@example.org) including your CV, statement of research interests, and the names of 3 potential references. Close Date: Until Filled. Technicians - The Bernhardt lab is looking to hire research technicians to work on two independently-funded research projects. The ﬁrst project examines the effects of elevated CO2 and N availability on root exudation in a loblolly pine plantation (Duke Forest FACE facility). The second project involves studying nutrient transformations between soil, water and atmosphere in a large-scale wetland restoration project in coastal North Carolina. Technicians will be expected to perform routine ﬁeld sampling and preparation and analysis of soil and water samples in the laboratory. Successful applicants will gain experience in both aquatic and terrestrial biogeochemical methods. Employment duration: We are accepting applications from those seeking short-term (2-3 months in summer of 2007) or longer-term employment (12 months from May 2007 to May 2008). Job Requirements: Ability to conduct moderately physical activity in the ﬁeld under adverse conditions (i.e. heat, high humidity, and insects). Previous experience in soil and /or water chemical analysis is strongly preferred. Qualiﬁcations: B.S. degree and coursework in ecology, biogeochemistry, soils and/or hydrology (or related ﬁelds). Please send cover letter, resume, list of pertinent courses and references (with phone numbers) by email to: email@example.com (Please include “Biogeochemistry Research Assistant” in the title of your email.) For speciﬁc questions or more information on this position, please contact Dr. Emily S. Bernhardt . Close Date: Until Filled. Lab Coordinator - The Department of Biology in the College of Science and Engineering has a full-time Lab Coordinator position available beginning immediately. This individual will work as a team member to coordinate and support successful laboratory experiences for undergraduate and graduate courses through scientiﬁc, educational, and administrative means. Primary job responsibilities include but are not limited to: review of laboratory procedures, preparation of laboratory materials, guidance of Graduate Teaching Assistants, purchase of supplies and equipment, management of instructional equipment, coordination with outside contractors and vendors, representation on instructional projects that require outside permits or protocols, instruction of laboratory courses, supervision of civil service and student employees, and support of faculty research. Essential qualiﬁcations include: B.S. in biological sciences with a background in ecology and/or organismal biology, strong organizational and problem-solving skills, good written and verbal communication skills, and experience with laboratory operations. Desired qualiﬁcations include: advanced degree in the biological sciences, two years of experience in college laboratory operations, and management and/or instruction supervisory experience. The University of Minnesota requires that you apply on-line for this position at http://employment.umn.edu/, Job Requisition 145480. Application materials include: cover letter, resume, unofﬁcial transcript(s), and three letters of reference. Close Date: Until Filled. Researchers - We are looking for a motivated individual to join the Nevada Desert Research Center and Dr. Stan Smith’s lab at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. This research position (Lab and Field Technician) will be involved in measuring aboveground productivity responses to elevated CO2 at the FACE (free-air CO2 enrichment) experiment in southern Nevada on the Nevada Test Site. Job duties include physically demanding ﬁeld work, sample processing, data entry and data management. The candidate must have a Bachelors degree in Biology and possess a good working knowledge of plant ecology, plant taxonomy, methods of vegetation surveys, and soil science including respiration measurements. The candidate must be able to endure early morning ﬁeld work, long days, hot temperatures and ﬂexibility in working hours. Those individuals who are self-motivated, independent, have good plant identiﬁcation skills, a strong working knowledge of Excel, and have completed course work in statistics are preferred. The position starts April 16 and is available for 6 months with a 1 year renewal contingent upon funding. Because the Nevada Desert Research Facility is located on the Nevada Test Site, applicants must be a U.S. citizen to obtain a DOE
security clearance. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please contact Dene Charlet (firstname.lastname@example.org; 702895-2347) for questions regarding this position. Please send your resume including, three professional references, to Stan Smith (email@example.com). Close Date: Until Filled. Research Scientist II - We seek an individual with research experience in plant physiological or ecosystem ecology (or a related ﬁeld) to participate in a DOE-funded collaboration between UNM and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The successful candidate will be responsible for operation of a rainfall manipulation experiment in piñonjuniper woodland at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, an NSF-funded LTER site. Principal duties will include the maintenance of treatments, data collection and analysis, and supervision of student employees. A minimum one-year commitment is expected and opportunities for graduate study may exist in the future. Preferred qualifications: 1) demonstrated proﬁciency and creativity with tools for repair and maintenance of experimental infrastructure. Experience with rainout exclosure and/or irrigation systems is a plus. 2) proﬁciency with ecophysiological techniques such as LiCor photosynthesis systems, Granier and heat ratio sap ﬂow methods, 3) demonstrated proﬁciency with Campbell datalogger programming, 4) experience with operation and maintenance of solar power systems, 5) experience managing, summarizing, and analyzing ﬁeld and laboratory data. Experience with managing large datasets is a plus. 6) experience supervising students in a ﬁeld setting to complete experimental protocols, data entry, and quality control and 7) ability to work long hours in the ﬁeld when necessary.(pre-dawn measurements, dawn-dusk measurement campaigns, etc). Salary for this position will range from $33,322 to $39,520 per year (depending on qualiﬁcations) and health and retirement beneﬁts are included. For additional information about the position, contact Will Pockman (firstname.lastname@example.org ) or Nate McDowell (email@example.com ). Applications may only be submitted through UNM eJobs; sort available positions by department to ﬁnd Biology listings) where the position is currently posted. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Specialist I-II - An Environmental Specialist I-II is needed to oversee the Environmental Education & Outreach Program for the Environmental Dredging and Restoration Division on Poplar Island, in Tilghman, Maryland. Primary responsibilities include development and coordination of student educational outreach programs, general tour presentations, and off-site presentations for clients, partnering agencies, and the public. Support in analysis of data, as well as maintenance of technical ﬁles is required. May perform basic ﬁeld studies, which may include the collection of ﬁeld samples, data and other information. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in biology, environmental science, ecology or related ﬁeld, at least 1 year of related experience, valid drivers license with less than 6 points, the ability to lift 50 lbs, and the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Experience as a public speaker, environmental educator and supervisor preferred. Must be computer literate, speciﬁcally with respect to spreadsheets and word processing. Send resume to MES, Attn: 300367, 259 Najoles Road, Milllersville, MD 21108 or fax: 410.729.8235 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For all career opportunities please visit our website @ www.menv. com. Close Date: July 25, 2007. Researcher - Post-Doctoral Research Associate position to participate in a collaborative research program that focuses on understanding the ecosystem-level processes of plant-soil interactions in tropical forests. The successful candidate will have a solid foundation in plant ecology and ecosystem ecology and will be able to analyze soil nutrient, water, and microbial community dynamics, as well as the ability to conduct ﬁeld work under various conditions in tropical forests. A Ph.D. in ecology is preferred, but we will consider a M.S. level candidate with expertise in plant-soil interactions. This is a two-year position starting on August 15, 2007; however, the start date could be pushed back as late as January 1, 2008 if desired. Initial appointment will be for one year with a renewal for a second year based upon satisfactory performance. The candidate will be employed by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and will be stationed at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama. For more information, please contact Dr. Stefan Schnitzer (email@example.com). To apply, send a letter of interest, CV, and contact information for three references to Stefan Schnitzer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: June 15, 2007. Climate Change Ecologist - We anticipate hiring a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to integrate data from a large-scale snow manipulation experiment with Life Table Response Experiment models (LTREs), and Dynamic Global Vegetation Models (DGVMs). The overall goal of the project is to better understand how climate change will impact plant recruitment and ecotonal shifts for snowdominated arid ecosystems. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with Michael E. Loik (UC Santa Cruz), Daniel F. Doak (Univ. Wyoming) and Ronald P. Neilson (US Forest Service, PNW Research Station). The successful candidate will be based in Santa Cruz, CA; the position will require extensive travel between Santa
Cruz, Mammoth Lakes CA, Laramie WY, and Corvallis OR. Experience with programming in C required. Prior experience in population biology, biogeographic modeling, or climate change ecophysiology would be valuable. The earliest anticipated start date is 1 July 2007, and could potentially continue for 2.5 years. To apply please send an application letter with professional interests, research experience and goals, CV, reprints, and names, addresses, and E-mail addresses of three references to Dr. Michael E. Loik, Dept. of Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064. The position is contingent upon ﬁnal approval of funding. Close Date: Until Filled. Research Associate - The Department of Geography at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN is soliciting applications for a postdoctoral research associate. A successful candidate will have a strong research background in coupled ecological and hydrological dynamics and an interest in one or more of the following research topics: (1) The theoretical optimization of vegetation form and function within waterlimited ecosystems, (2) The ecohydrological impact of plant pattern formation and dynamics in semi-arid landscapes, (3) The interacting effects of diverse plant water use strategies and climate variability in determining vegetation dynamics and ecosystem resilience. Initial appointment will be for one year, with possible extension to a second year. Please send a CV and contact information for three references to Prof. Kelly Caylor (email@example.com). Additional information is available at: http://www.indiana.edu/~ecohydro. Close Date: Until Filled. Atmosphere Researcher - The Centre d’Ecologie Fonctionelle et Evolutive (CEFE/CNRS) seeks a potsdoctoral research associate to work in the area of plant ecophysiology and atmosphere-biosphere exchange in Mediterranean ecosystems in France. The candidate will be responsible for acquiring and processing data related to sap flow, micrometeorological sensors, automatic dendrometers, soil CO2 concentration and respiration, leaf chambers, cavitation vulnerability..., maintaining and calibrating instruments, data analysis and writing of scientific papers. He will collaborate with colleagues from different research groups. Scientists with experience working with ecophysiological and micrometeorological instruments are encouraged to apply. A PhD in environmental sciences, ecology or related ﬁeld is required at the time of appointment. Necessary language skill is French and/or English. The initial appointment is for one year that may be extended for two years. The starting salary is 1,750 Euros (net) includes social and health beneﬁts according to French rules. For more questions, please contact Laurent Misson by email at laurent.misson@cefe. cnrs.fr. The Centre d’Ecologie fonctionelle et Evolutive (CEFE/CNRS) is located in Montpellier, southern France. It conducts research in ecology, ecosystem functioning, biodiversity and microbiology. The center plays an active role in national and international projects and networks (Mind, Carboeurope, Fluxnet,...). Please send a cover letter and curriculum vitae by email including publication list, and names/contact details of 2 referees to Laurent Misson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Researchers - We are seeking one or two MSc. students to investigate the impact of climate change (altered rainfall, warming) on the quality and quantity of dissolved organic carbon in wetland and upland-draining catchments on the Canadian Shield. The student will be enrolled in the highly inter-disciplinary Watershed Ecosystems Graduate Program at Trent University, Peterborough Ontario Canada and will join an active team of students and researchers. This project is part of a larger strategic grant examining potential linkages between DOC and greenhouse gas formation, and involves collaboration with the Ontario Ministry of Environment, York University and the University of Waterloo. Students with a background in soil science, hydrology or biogeochemistry are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants must have strong quantitative skills, appropriate ﬁeld or technical skills and a desire to publish research ﬁndings. Potential start dates are September 2007 or January 2008. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter that includes a brief summary of your research experience/interests/goals, CV, unofﬁcial transcripts, and names of 2 academic references to Dr. Catherine Eimers (email@example.com) or Dr. Shaun Watmough (firstname.lastname@example.org). Close Date: Until Filled. Ecologist and Environmental/Resource Economist - The Woods Hole Research Center is expanding its scientiﬁc staff in the ﬁelds of ecosystem services and natural-resource economics to strengthen existing focuses on the scientiﬁc and policy dimensions of sustainable management of forests. Two regular staff positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Senior Scientist level are now open. Position Descriptions: (1) An ecologist, biologist, or geographer is sought who will work on the relation between the condition of forest ecosystems and the “ecosystem services” they deliver. Ideal candidates will have a track record of conducting research on terrestrial ecosystems that is applied to the development of market and/or policy mechanisms for maintaining or restoring ecosystem services. (2) An environmental/resource economist is sought who will focus on (a) the economic valuation of the products and services derivable from forest ecosystems under alternative modes of management, and
(b) mechanisms for reﬂecting the value of these products and services in market and non-market decision mechanisms affecting the future of the forests. Qualifications: The successful candidates will be expected to collaborate with other staff scientists and policy experts on evaluating and supporting emerging opportunities for fostering improved valuation and compensation for sustaining ecosystem services. They should have a Ph.D., a demonstrated ability to work with colleagues from other disciplines, and a proven track record in publishing, securing research funding, and developing research programs. These positions are partially funded by a grant through partnership with the Goldman Sachs Center for Environmental Markets as part of the Clinton Global Initiative. Start Date: No later than September 1, 2007. We expect to begin the interview process in early May. The positions will remain open until ﬁlled. Application Instructions: To apply, send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of 3 persons who can be contacted for letters of reference, to email@example.com. More information about this position. Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org Woods Hole Research Center 149 Woods Hole Road Falmouth MA 02540 USA. Close Date: Until Filled. Project Manager - The AmeriCorps Watershed Stewards Project (WSP) is currently accepting applications for 44 member positions throughout Northern California from November 5th, 2007 - September 30th, 2008. Members serve an 11 month term minimum 1700 hours) placed with various federal, state, county, tribal, and non-proﬁt organizations. Under the guidance of natural resource professionals, members perform state-of-the-art watershed monitoring, analysis, and restoration techniques; community outreach; and environmental education. The mission of the AmeriCorps Watershed Stewards Project is to conserve, restore and sustain anadromous watersheds for future generations by linking education with high-quality scientiﬁc practices. Qualiﬁed applicants will possess 25 semester units of college-level science AND/OR equivalent work experience (lab/fieldwork, environmental education, or community service), an interest in natural resources, a dedication to community service, and be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien. Positions available at various locations such as: Yreka, Happy Camp, Weaverville, Crescent City, Klamath, Arcata, Eureka, Fortuna, Petrolia, Fort Bragg, Hopland, and San Francisco. Exact locations and placement sites to be determined in June. If interested, please submit an AmeriCorps application (complete online at: https://recruit.cns.gov/index.asp using Program ID #00ASCCA0051530-0), two reference forms included as part of application packet, resume, and cover letter. Close Date: July 15, 2007. Graduate Research Assistants - The Ecotoxicology and Aquatic Research Laboratory and the Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research have openings for graduate research assistants in applied aquatic ecology, and aquatic toxicology. Emphasis is in the following areas: 1) applied ecology and ecotoxicology of harmful algal blooms 2) ecotoxicology of emerging contaminants. Applicants should have a background in biology, environmental science, biochemistry, or a related discipline. Candidates with an M.S. in aquatic ecology, water quality, and/or environmental toxicology and chemistry are particularly encouraged to apply. Excellent aquatic science and environmental toxicology and chemistry laboratories with state-of-the-science equipment, competitive stipends, and off campus experimental facilities are available to support research activities of the successful applicant. In addition, numerous opportunities exist for multidisciplinary research interaction and graduate training. Start Date: August 2007. To Apply: Candidates should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae including GPA and GRE scores to Dr. Bryan W. Brooks (Bryan_Brooks@Baylor.edu; 254-710-6553). Close Date: Until Filled.
Assistant Director - W.K. Kellogg Biological Station (KBS), Michigan State University. Full-time Academic Specialist (4 years). We seek a person who will be responsible for the development and delivery of educational and outreach programs at KBS in ecology, natural resource conservation, sustainable agriculture and environmental science. This is a ﬁxed-term (4 yr), annual year (12 mo) academic specialist appointment with a competitive salary and beneﬁts. Primary duties will include development and marketing of educational programs at KBS, particularly recruitment of undergraduates to these programs (summer and fall), oversight and coordination of outreach activities by all units at KBS and coordination of outreach activities with MSU Extension, teaching and placement of students in professional
Environmental Policy & Law experiences at KBS and the area, and developing educational partnerships between KBS, MSU Extension, and the wider MSU community. In addition, this individual will be expected to develop grants to enhance educational and outreach programs based at KBS. This position reports to the Director of KBS and will have supervisory responsibility for educational staff at the Bird Sanctuary. This position is based at the Kellogg Biological Station in Hickory Corners, but will require commuting to the KBS ofﬁce on the main campus in East Lansing approximately two days per week. Qualiﬁcations: PhD (preferred) or MS in ecology, environmental education, natural resources or a related ﬁeld preferred. Minimum of two years of experience in an ecological/natural resource educational or outreach position with a track record of meeting goals, including acquiring grants, and developing, marketing and leading educational programs. Strong communication skills (speaking, writing, web-design), excellent organizational skills, can-do attitude, creative problem-solver, ability to juggle multiple tasks and build liaisons with campus-based and community partners. Familiarity with extension programs and MSU policies and programs is desirable. To apply: Submit CV, a statement of relevant skills and work experiences, and contact information (including email) for three references to: Education/Outreach Ass’t Director Search Committee, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State University, 3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, MI 49060. Close Date: Until Filled. State Director - TPL seeks a committed, passionate and experienced conservation professional to direct the operations of the statewide Colorado program. TPL has a twenty-ﬁve year history of land conservation success in Colorado having protected over 80,000 acres of parks, natural open spaces, wild lands, and working farms and ranches. TPL has simultaneously worked with more than 30 jurisdictions to create over $1.5 billion in new conservation and park funding at the local and state levels. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required and the preferred candidate will hold a Master’s or law degree. Ten years of related experience with four years of management experience required. The competitive candidate will possess knowledge of real estate practices, public land acquisition procedures and processes, and real estate options, and have a demonstrated passion for and knowledge of land conservation. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Please send a cover letter and resume to: Waldron & Company, email@example.com, 206.441.5213 (Fax). For more information, call 206.441.4144 or visit www.waldronhr.com/currentjobs/jobs.asp. Close Date: Until Filled. Executive Director - Mattoon, Illinois The Executive Director is the chief executive ofﬁcer responsible for all phases of managing and operating a non-proﬁt foundation and its holdings. The nature center is 65 acres of prairie, forest and wetland, offering two miles of trails and a visitor center. Responsibilities include Supervise a staff and volunteers Manage all aspects of the operation Develop the annual operating budget and monitor the Foundation’s ﬁnances. Initiate special events for the public and supervise the school education programs. Develop annual marketing, public relations and membership development plans. Network and build strong relationships with community leaders and organizations. Write grants to fund Foundation programming, capital items and activities. Requirements include, but are not limited to the following: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Natural Science or Environmental Education. Master’s Degree preferred. At least 5 years of leadership experience in successfully managing a nonproﬁt organization. Nature Center leadership experience is strongly desired. Strong knowledge of natural science and nature education programming preferred. Proven success in fundraising, grant writing and membership development. Experience with public relations and volunteer recruitment. If you meet the above qualiﬁcations and would like to be considered for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Senior Federal Affairs Officer - New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society seeks a highly motivated team-oriented individual to join its Washington, DC staff to strategically advance institutional funding and policy priorities through Congress and the Administration. Responsibilities include: establish and maintain relationships with Congress, federal agencies, and NGOs; participate in and lead coalitions; secure opportunities to testify; monitor relevant legislative initiatives, identify emerging funding and policy opportunities; organize policy brieﬁngs; coordinate grassroots outreach; develop collateral written and oral communications. Bachelor’s degree or higher in public policy, economics, international relations or related ﬁeld. Min 5 years government-related experience, preferably in appropriations or natural resource policy. Salary in mid 40s. Excellent beneﬁts. Position based in Washington, DC. Send resume w/cover letter including salary history/requirements and 3 references to: email@example.com with a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org. Type LKSO in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Senior Development Ofﬁcer (Planned Giving) - Leading international conservation organization, headquartered at the
Bronx Zoo, seeks an experienced fundraising professional to oversee all aspects of Planned Giving program. Develop and implement strategies to grow program, with pro-active approach to building portfolio; manage staff. Qualiﬁcations: BA/BS; 5+ years progressively responsible development experience, with emphasis on planned giving; proven ability to create programs/materials to meet revenue goals; experience managing fundraising staff and outside consultants; outstanding written communications, organizational and interpersonal skills; strong interest in WCS mission; proﬁciency with MS Ofﬁce and Raiser’s Edge (or similar database). Beneﬁts include generous vacation, medical/dental, 401K, pension, tuition reimbursement and on-site parking. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume /cover letter/salary requirement to: Wildlife Conservation Society: Human Resources Dept. 2300 Southern Blvd.Bronx, NY 10460 or e-mail to email@example.com Type Code: ZRPG in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Country Program Director - The Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo seeks an experienced Assistant Country Program Director for the Marine Program in Fiji to assist the South Paciﬁc Country Program Director on the establishment of program priorities, strategy, and approaches for marine conservation initiatives in Fiji and across the South Paciﬁc region. Help initiate and guide the development and implementation of projects that build on existing work to further develop WCS’ conservation program in the South Paciﬁc, and in particular, the design, implementation, and evaluation of marine reserve networks as part of the Fiji Seascapes Project. Represent WCS and promote conservation in the South Pacific among various governmental and international agencies , NGO’s, universities and training institutes, and the citizens of the countries of the South Pacific; direct national and international attention to the South Pacific region for conservation and influence policies that promote their long-term persistence. Assist with fundraising; provide ﬁnancial and administrative support for the program; and facilitate communication and coordination among projects and between WCS projects and other institution. The ideal candidate should have experience managing conservation programs, including ﬁeld projects, report writing, project budgets, and staff. Experience with marine protected area science and policy, including design principles for MPA networks and evaluations of MPA effectiveness, strongly preferred. Fundraising experience preferred. Education: PhD or equivalent preferred and solid record in tropical ﬁeld biology, research, and conservation with a background in marine biology or ecology strongly preferred. Please send resume w/cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please type PWACDP in the subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Technical Lead - The Wildlife Conservation Society, seeks candidates for a two-year, New York-based position to coordinate and advise the Wild Bird Global Avian Inﬂuenza Network for Surveillance (GAINS), a two-year, USAIDfunded program led by the Wildlife Conservation Society. The program requires a Technical Lead to serve as the main scientific liaison with USAID and be responsible for helping the COP to implement program priorities and approaches; oversee training and biological monitoring efforts; communicate with NGOs, governmental organization and with other institutions. This position is based at the WCS central ofﬁce at the Bronx Zoo, New York, with extensive international travel. The ideal Candidate will have a degree in veterinary medicine (DVM, VMD or equivalent), related science or an equivalent field; minimum of 5 years of experience working on international projects; demonstrated ability to work with multiple partners on collaborative projects; and Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with senior Government personnel, international organizations, NGO partners, host country and U.S. government organizations. Benefits include generous vacation, medical/dental, 401K, pension, tuition reimbursement and on-site parking. To apply, please send cover letter and salary requirements to email@example.com. Please type code STTL in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Director of Communications - The Wildlife Conservation Society, headquartered at the Bronx Zoo, seeks a Director of Communications to provide leadership in directing our strategic PR efforts. We are looking for a seasoned professional with at least 10 years of experience in media relations and management. A successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, excellent presentation capabilities and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with senior executives. The Director will develop and direct strategic public relations efforts for WCS, to promote and increase awareness of the WCS “brands;” the organization itself, its facilities,and its conservation, science, and education programs. They will coordinate development of a distinctive and effective WCS public voice. Full beneﬁ ts package includes medical/dental coverage, tuition reimbursement, generous vacation, 401k, pension, and on site parking. EOE. To apply, please e-mail resume with cover letter to include salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org Please type LKDC in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Executive Director - Established in 1997, the Stokes Nature Center (SNC) is a growing, nonproﬁt, nature education program located in the Cache National Forest in northern
Utah. SNC offers on-site programs as well as ﬁeld programs within the forest and throughout Cache Valley. The SNC mission is to provide opportunities for students of all ages to explore, learn about, and develop appreciation and stewardship for our natural world. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall leadership and management of SNC. Primary responsibilities include implementation of strategic plans, ﬁnancial management, staff management and development, fundraising, and board partnerships. The Executive Director supervises a staff of eight and has oversight responsibility for program development and evaluation, operations, finance, marketing, and public relations. The Executive Director serves as the principal advocate to external constituencies. Contact: Stokes Nature Center, Jen Levy, email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled.
Executive Director This high profile position requires a dynamic individual who possesses vision and leadership qualities in environmental education and nonproﬁt management. The executive director (ED) will provide handson leadership and direction to assure the continuing development and ﬁnancial stability of programs, facilities, and properties of Utah Society for Environmental Education (USEE). The ED is given broad authority to govern the operation of USEE under the mission, vision, and values set forth by the board of directors. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Close Date: July 4, 2007. Senior Development Officer (Operations) - Leading international conservation organization based at the Bronx Zoo seeks experienced professional to manage revenue and expense budgeting for large Development department; oversee gift processing (manage staff of 2); develop/ produce fundraising-related financial reports; manage many and varied other operational elements to ensure smooth functioning of busy department. Qualiﬁcations: BA/BS (advanced degree preferred); 5+ years progressively responsible fundraising experience with emphasis on budgeting, gift processing, and administration; experience managing entry-level staff and working collaboratively with senior fundraising/program staff; outstanding quantitative, written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; strong interest in WCS mission; ability to take initiative/work independently; proﬁciency with MS Ofﬁce and signiﬁcant experience with Raiser’s Edge (or similar database). Beneﬁts include generous vacation, medical/ dental, 401K, pension, tuition reimbursement and onsite parking. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume /cover letter/salary requirement to: Wildlife Conservation Society Human Resources Dept. Code: ZROO 2300 Southern Blvd.Bronx, NY 10460e-mail to email@example.com Type code in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Executive Director - This high proﬁle position requires a dynamic individual who possesses vision and leadership qualities in environmental education and nonprofit management. The executive director (ED) will provide hands-on leadership and direction to assure the continuing development and ﬁnancial stability of programs, facilities, and properties of Utah Society for Environmental Education (USEE). The ED is given broad authority to govern the operation of USEE under the mission, vision, and values set forth by the board of directors. Contact: Utah Society for Environmental Education, Jen Visitacion, jenv@usee. org. Close Date: July 5, 2007. Senior Development Ofﬁcer (Foundation Relations) - Leading international conservation organization based at the Bronx Zoo seeks experienced professional to develop/ write/edit formal proposals, reports and other materials on scientiﬁc projects, zoo exhibitions and educational programs for foundation donors and prospects; manage team of 4 grant writers; identify/cultivate/steward newand existing donors and prospects. Qualiﬁcations: BA/BS (advanced degree preferred); 5+ years progressively responsible foundation fundraising experience; proven ability to secure and maintain support; experience managing fundraising staff; outstanding written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; strong interest in WCS mission; ability to take initiative/work independently but also function as part of a team; proﬁciency with MS Ofﬁce and Raiser’s Edge (or similar database). Beneﬁts include generous vacation, medical/dental, 401K, pension, tuition reimbursement and on-site parking. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume /cover letter/salary requirement to:Wildlife Conservation Society Human Resources Dept. Code: ZRFR 2300 Southern Blvd.Bronx, NY 10460 e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org Type code in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Project Coordinator (ZIMS) - The Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo seeks an Assistant Project Coordinator to provide support in the implementation
and release of it’s Zoological Information Management System to all WCS sites. Responsibilities: Act as project contact with all departments and interact with external consultants; Assist in the analyses and tracking of project cost performance through collaboration with senior team members; Generate and distribute reports; Assist with analyzing and documenting potential future zoo processes; Coordinate participation of WCS subject matter experts to successfully implement ZIMS; Coordinate with the IT Department to ensure proper resources are in place to provide effective and quality installation and support; Organize committee meetings and prepare presentations and materials; Assist in the organization and development of training materials related to the project. The successful candidate will possess skills in researching and compiling information common to the ﬁeld; Maintain conﬁdentiality of privileged information obtained in the course of work;. When required, work independently with minimal direction; Possess strong time management and multi tasking skills, and be deadline oriented. Requirements: Bachelors degree in IT, 2 to 4 years experience and/or training in facilitating and coordinating software and/ or system related projects; Proﬁciency in MS Ofﬁce as well as ofﬁce equipment such as scanners, projectors and copiers; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Ability to collect and collate information from a variety of sources into concise and accurate reports; Previous zoological ﬁeld experience desirable but not necessary. Beneﬁts include generous vacation, medical/dental, 401K, pension, tuition reimbursement and on-site parking. Salary 34k-40k. Email resume /cover letter/ to:email@example.com Type LK-ZIMS in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Associate Director - Founded in 1930, Oglebay Institute offers lifelong multidisciplinary programming for personal and professional growth focused on environmental education, history, and the arts and serves the regions of West Virginia, southwestern PA, and eastern Ohio. The Schrader Environmental Education Center, a green building, serves as the headquarters for a department that reaches more than 30,000 program participants annually. The Associate Director of Environmental Education develops, organizes, and presents service learning and environmental education programs for various audiences that inspire action. Speciﬁc duties include: leading the department’s Mission Ground Truth:21 program for middle school students; developing watershed science service learning projects; coordinating professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers; and presenting ﬁeld trip, outreach, and public programs to various audiences. Additional duties include: maintaining program equipment, managing program budgets, and coordinating volunteers. The successful candidate will have: Experience teaching in various settings; A Bachelors degree in the natural sciences, environmental education, or similar; Proven record of engaging and inspiring both children and adults, and; Skills to work with a highly motivated team. Contact: Eriks Janelsins, Oglebay Institute, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Government Affairs Associate - WCS seeks a highly motivated team-oriented individual to work closely with its Government and Community Affairs staff to coordinate legislative grassroots campaign logistics, organize events and facilitate site visits, draft, produce and disseminate outreach materials and correspondences, fulfill ticket donation requests, maintain contacts database, provide legislative research and grant administration support, and provide phone, scheduling and other administrative support. Ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in political science or related ﬁeld, advanced organizational skills and the ability to multi-task. Government and/or grassroots organizing experience preferred. Excellent benefits. Send resume w/cover letter including salary history/requirements and 3 references to email@example.com with Government Affairs Associate – LKGA in the subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Senior Director of Development - National Aquarium in Baltimore National Aquarium Institute The National Aquarium Institute (NAI), a leading global force for advancing knowledge and creating passion for stewardship of aquatic environments, is comprised of four afﬁliated units – the National Aquarium in Baltimore, the National Aquarium Foundation, the Center for Aquatic Life and Conservation, and the National Aquarium in Washington, DC. The NAI seeks an exceptional Senior Director of Development to direct and manage the membership, individual, corporate and foundation relations, research and stewardship, corporate membership and planned giving programs. The SDOD will: work closely with the Executive Director and the Boards of Directors of each of the NAI units on the strategy and implementation of a comprehensive fund-raising program, including robust major, planned giving, and endowment programs; cultivate and foster strong relationships, both internally and externally, in order to inspire historic levels of philanthropy; oversee all development operations, six direct reports, and a staff of 20+. Requirements: successful experience in the planning and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program, preferably within a membership-based organization; signiﬁcant experience in the identiﬁcation, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of philanthropic support from individuals, foundations, and corporations;
Environmental Education & Eco Tourism superlative writing and verbal skills to persuasively advocate the mission, history, and achievements of NAI; inspired strategy and leadership; demonstrated ability to support the Boards of Directors and professional staff, maintain best practices, and engage participation from all levels. Conﬁdential applications to Gail L. Freeman, President of Freeman Philanthropic Services, LLC at NAI@glfreeman. com. Close Date: Until Filled. Annual Giving Manager - The Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of the annual giving program for donors at the $1,000 and above giving level. Duties includes: serving as primary NWF staff contact for donors, producing high level direct response solicitations to generate $500,000 in revenue; writing personal correspondence from CEO to donors, including acknowledgment letters and informational updates; Primary emphasis: developing and implementing cultivation strategies to upgrade $1,000-level donors to increased levels of support; and developing appropriate beneﬁt and recognition plans for members. The manager serves as the quality control of all materials to include the production of marketing materials, direct mail pieces, promotional brochures and website, by working with internal communications/marketing staff; as well as external writers, graphic artists and production vendors. The manager is also responsible for analysis and forecasting revenue budget and monitoring program expenses. Minimum Qualiﬁcations: Bachelor’s degree with four years progressively responsible marketing, communications or development experience with emphasis on direct mail marketing and strategy development. Strong computer skills (MS Ofﬁce) w/ability to learn specialized software such as Raiser’s Edge; Excellent writing, proofreading, and editing skills; Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; Excellent oral and written communication skills; and an interest and commitment to conservation. Please apply online at www. nwf.org/careergateway. Close Date: July 9, 2007. Assistant Director - International Affairs, Division of Management Authority, US Fish and Wildlife Service. The incumbent exercises leadership and direction for the Service’s Branch of Operations, Division of Management Authority (DMA). The Branch provides support and assistance in the Service’s efforts to implement and develop policies, guidelines, procedures and regulations related to the implementation of: Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wilde Fauna and Flora (CITES), the Wildlife Bird Conservation Act (WBCA), the African Elephant Conservation Act (AECA), the Lacey Act (as pertains to transport of live wildlife), the Pelly Amendment to the Fisherman’s Protective Act, and other laws, treaties and agreements pertaining to the international trade in and shipment of wildlife and wildlife products. For more information, see the job ad on USAJOBS. Close Date: Until Filled.
Biology Educator - Plant Biology Department, Michigan State University Applications are sought for a postdoctoral fellow to work on an NSF-funded grant as part of a team of ecologists and computer scientists developing an assessment database for undergraduate science education. This is the ﬁrst national assessment database in higher education. You will have the opportunity to develop substantive credentials in teaching and learning that are fully integrated with your scientiﬁc expertise. The position offers opportunities for scholarly work about faculty change and student learning in large enrollment, introductory biology courses. This project is a component of FIRST (Faculty Institutes for Reforming Science Teaching), a long-term project providing faculty opportunities to learn and practice scientiﬁc teaching (Handelsman et 2004). The position is available June 1, 2007 for one year, with annual extensions possible. Candidates should have a PhD in the life sciences, a deep interest in undergraduate teaching and learning, and experience with data manipulation and analysis. The candidate must have strong communication and organizational skills. Particularly strong candidates will have experience organizing and merging data from various sources, annotating data sets with metadata, and the design of relational databases. The postdoctoral fellow will work with the PIs (Diane Ebert-May and Mark Urban-Lurain) and biology faculty nation-wide to develop the database and accompanying educational metadata standards, while critically assessing effective instruction in undergraduate science courses. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaboratively teach undergraduates in large, introductory courses and to collect and analyze data using the assessment database to pursue scholarly questions about the learning of science. Please send (electronically) a letter of application, CV, and names of references to Dr. Diane Ebert-May: firstname.lastname@example.org For further information contact: Diane Ebert-May, Professor,
Department of Plant Biology, 270 Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824. (v) 517-432-7171. See: Handelsman et al. 2004. Scientiﬁc teaching. Science 304:521-522. Close Date: Until Filled. Naturalist – AL. Camp Cosby is looking for Naturalists (4) with a passion for teaching environmental education courses to school groups Grades 4-8 from Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee. We need dynamic individuals who thrive on challenges, exhibit attention to detail, are strong positive role models, and show a desire to continually improve the world around them. Our curriculum correlates with the Alabama Course of Study and covers topics in Wildlife, Forest, Plant, and Water Ecologies, Geology, Astronomy, Outdoor Skills, Teambuilding, and Living History. In addition to educational programming, responsibilities will include facilitating meals, working on projects to improve program resources and physical plant, feeding and handling gentle captive live animals, and participating in weekly scheduling and inservice meetings. Some night programs (long days) will be required. An academic or strong work related background in Ecology, Biology, or Education is a must. Degrees preferred. A commitment to working with children in a safe, healthy environment as well as strong communication skills and a mature and professional attitude is necessary. Experience with residential camps, canoeing, climbing, and hands-on/ minds-on outdoor education is a plus. $225/wk plus board. Contact: Tyler Gault at email@example.com. Close Date: August 3, 2007.
Naturalist-Intern Lead 4-6th grade students on nature hikes to study natural history, Native American (Me-wuk) culture, sensory awareness, cavern & giant sequoia habitats. Build students’ self-esteem with low-ropes course and challenge activities. Learn all aspects of a residential outdoor ed. program in a well-supervised training program. 4 weeks of paid training, then regular inservices on natural history, educational methodology, and extensive career counseling. Supportive and nurturing staff places emphasis on fun and learning for students and each other. Contact: Foothill Horizons, 21925 Lyons Bald Mtn Rd., Sonora, CA 95370. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: June 15, 2007. Mexico Field Ecology Instructor - Ecology Project International (EPI) is hiring instructors to teach ﬁeld ecology courses to high school and university students in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Our programs introduce students to real-world scientiﬁc study, raise cultural and ecological awareness, and promote international conservation efforts. Our project site in Baja California Sur consists of two distinct ﬁeld ecology programs, an Island Ecology Program and a Whale Ecology Program; both are offered to both local Mexican and international student groups. During the Island Ecology Program students camp for several nights on a beach located on Isla Espiritu Santo in the Gulf of California, and collect data for local scientists as part of a marine invertebrate research project. The Whale Ecology Program is a boat-based program in the Gulf of California between Loreto and Cabo Pulmo where students live a study aboard a research vessel while assisting scientists in a whale observation project. For more information please visit our website www.ecologyproject.org. Dates: Program dates are: Full season, October 22nd, 2007 – May 7th, 2008 with a holiday break from roughly Dec 12th 2007 - Jan 23rd 2008; and Half season, January 31st, 2008 – May 7th, 2008. EPI instructors for the full season will participate in two training sessions to be held October 9th -19th 2007 and January 23rd -28th 2008. The training session for the half season will be January 21st -28th 2008. Contact: Ecology Project International at email@example.com. Close Date: June 30, 2007. Naturalist & Education Programs Coordinator Environmental Education – Develop and deliver educational presentations for a full-range of age groups; lead interpretive nature walks; provide content for educational materials, website and newsletter articles. Program Management – Develop and execute Audubon At Home in Northern Virginia and other ASNV programs and projects; plan and implement annual programs calendar; manage programs budget; deliver program reports to funders, ASNV Board of Directors and other key constituents; manage programs volunteers; engage ASNV membership through education programs and communications vehicles. Environmental Resource Management, Ecological Restoration and Property Management – Advise and consult with property owners on natural resource management, ecological restoration and environmentally responsible landscaping practices. This often involves designing, facilitating and assisting in the execution of property management plans. It may also involve a certain amount of outdoor physical labor including digging, mulching, mowing, planting, pruning, watering and invasive exotic removal. Natural History – Answer questions from the public concerning the natural history of local ﬂora,
fauna and wildlife. Public Relations – Develop relationships and partnerships with a wide variety of organizations and individuals; represent ASNV to the public (including some press and local dignitaries). Event Planning/Management – Coordinate and lead ASNV educational events. Displays and Presentations – Create displays and PowerPoint presentations for the public. Contact: Audubon Society of Northern Virginia, Darcy Levit Honker, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: June 15, 2007. Education Coordinator - EarthCorps, Education Coordinator-- EarthCorps, a Seattle-based nonprofit with a mission to build global community through local environmental service, is seeking a full-time Education Coordinator to develop and implement curriculum of an experiential education program geared towards young adults (ages 18 to 25). Additional responsibilities include: general program support, developing staff training, grant writing, and mentoring. Qualiﬁcations: Bachelors degree and 2-5 years of teaching experience for high school or college age students; work experience in environmental restoration, conservation work, or landscape design/planning/architecture, and the ability to manage such projects in the ﬁeld; international work/living experience, and experience teaching a crosscultural curriculum or life experience that will inform such teaching; volunteer and event management and community outreach experience; oral and written communication skills; knowledge of Paciﬁc Northwest native ﬂora/fauna and local ecosystems. The position requires initiative, ingenuity, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work individually and as part of a team. Competitive salary and excellent beneﬁts. Contact: Liz Moseley at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Conservation Education Specialist - Called “one of the ﬁnest small zoos in the United States” by it’s 2003 AZA accreditation committee, the Buttonwood Park Zoo is looking for a Conservation Education Specialist. The position entails program development and delivery for school groups and public programming for preschoolers to seniors. The Conservation Education Specialist will also assist in development of educational exhibits and materials and in training and support of interns, docents and volunteers and various other job duties. We are looking for someone with a BS in biology, education, animal science or a related ﬁeld. You must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be computer-literate (MS Word, databases and PowerPoint). You must possess a MA driver’s license or have the ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire. You must be available to work weekends, holidays, evenings and possibly some overnights. For more information or to apply, please go to www.ci.new-bedford. ma.us. and select the “Employment Opportunities” page. We are a municipal facility and the starting salary for the position is $24,565. Due to a cost-of-living increase, the salary will increase to $25,313 on July 1, 2007. Close Date: Until Filled. Education Intern - The Holden Arboretum has a twoyear internship opportunity available in our Education Department. The education intern will receive practical work experience, assisting with programs centered on public horticulture, natural history and science/environmental education. Opportunities exist to gain experience with exhibit development, school programming, teaching, writing and developing educational materials, based on the intern’s interest and Holden’s annual needs. This internship opportunity will offer students or recent graduates in education, horticulture, conservation and natural sciences the opportunity to experience various job responsibilities in a professional environment. This unique two-year program will also provide the opportunity to work on both large and small projects from concept development to ﬁnal implementation and review. On-the-job instruction, educational sessions and ﬁeld trips to other horticultural/natural science institutions offer a perfect complement to academic study. Holden supplies interns with housing. Located just 30 minutes east of Cleveland, museums, professional sports, ethnic areas and festivals are within reasonable driving distance. This is a two-year internship position starting in October 2007. Some weekend work will be required. To apply for this internship opportunity, send a resume, cover letter and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org (attn: Victoria Lindeman). Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Educator - The Hudson River Park and Estuarine Sanctuary is a 150 acre urban park and 400 acre marine reserve located along ﬁve miles of Manhattan’s western waterfront. Major Responsibilities: Reporting to the Vice President of EE, the Environmental Educator will be responsible for quality and content expansion and implementation of HRPT teaching curriculum, school ﬁeld trips, class visits, summer camp visits, teacher training, public programs and workshops, special events, and garden, wildlife and waterfront history tours. The position is also responsible for the operation, management and scheduling of HRPT education facilities. Staff and intern supervision is a crucial expectation as well as administrative tasks as assigned, promotional material development, grant writing assistance, and environmental community networking. Experience Required: Bachelors’ degree; Five years experience; Proven record; Demonstrated experience with
schools, colleges, and volunteers; Technical experience with ofﬁce software, education hardware, and a valid’s driver’s license. Working Hours: This is a twelve-month full-time position. Requires ﬂexibility. Application Process: Send or FAX a cover letter (Indicate Job Code: EE), resume, and the names, email, and phone numbers of three references to: Human Resources, Hudson River Park Trust, Pier 40, 2nd Floor, West and W. Houston Streets, New York, New York 10014. Fax: 917-661-8777. The same application materials can also be emailed to: email@example.com. Please include JOB CODE EE in subject line of email. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Education Instructor - Instructor will provide campers (ages 8-15)with an environmental ed. experience, in an outdoor environment. 80 acres of beautiful water front property. Teach approx. 3, 60 min. classes a day/week. Some evening assembles will be dedicated to environmental ed., which will be lead by the envir. ed. instr. The inst. should be able to tie math and sci. skills, concepts and principles to an interactive, fun experience for the campers. approx. 12 to 15 kids in each class. Contact: Urban League of Springﬁeld, Henry M. Thomas, III, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: June 15, 2007. Hudson River Estuary Educator - Norrie Point Environmental Center (Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve). Duties: Continue existing program series for the Tivoli Bays Visitor Center, such as the Tivoli Summer Recreation Program and Saturdays for Children; develop additional visitor center and outreach programs and interpretive materials for the general public and speciﬁc groups (35%); assist with education programs at Norrie Point Environmental Center, for school groups, the general public and community groups (35%); assist with stewardship activities, as needed (10%); participate in training opportunities and program evaluation (5%); participate in all SCA Corps-wide trainings and service projects, as well as project evaluation and reporting (15%). Required: BA/BS in ecology, environmental biology or relevant ﬁeld, excellent communication and computer skills, maturity and good people skills, education/outreach experience. US
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Environmental Education & Eco Tourism Citizenship and a personal vehicle. Desired: Knowledge of estuarine ecology. Apply online or send resume & cover letter to HudsonValley@thesca.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Summer Camp Counselor - Schoolhouse of Wonder is hiring camp counselors for the 2007 summer season!! Take advantage of this unforgettable, enriching opportunity. 2007 Summer Camp Counselor positions are available with this leading local environmental education group. Help us teach 5-16 year olds the wonders of the natural world at a certiﬁed environmental education center. Work with a dynamic and creative team as we help get youth excited about what they are experiencing in the outdoors! Send your resume and cover letter. By email: schoolhouse@schoolhouseofwonder. org. Close Date: Until Filled. Outdoor Education Instructor - Pali Institute is an Outdoor Education School located the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains. Our program works with school-aged students every Monday - Friday. Instructors teach 4th-12th grade students each week in a variety of classes within the disciplines of explorations in science, outdoor studies, and leadership training courses. Pali strives to be an excellent educational supplement to classroom based education and is proud to meet many California State Standards. Qualiﬁcations: Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Science, Environmental Studies, or related ﬁeld. Fingerprinting/ Background Check and First Aid/CPR certification are required upon hire. Essential Functions: You must have the ability to lead students on a hike. Must use creative teaching methods with students in an outdoor setting. Must be able to observe student behavior in both large and small groups and take appropriate disciplinary steps. Season: Pali operates during the school year with staff training starting in late August 2007 and running until early June 2008. Beneﬁts: Pali pays 75% of health beneﬁts after 90 days employment. Housing: Educators live on-site in cabins responsible for up to eleven students Monday-Friday and are provided generous off-site housing accommodation for weekend and out of cabin week use. Familiarize yourself with our program and the job by examining the Pali Institute website, or by giving us a call. To apply please email Resume, Cover letter, and References to email@example.com. Close Date: July 1, 2007. Environmental Educator - Live and work on beautiful Tybee Island, Georgia, located near historic Savannah. Inspire young people through experiential outdoor learning at our residential education center. Teach classes on coastal ecology including beach and marsh ecology, reptiles, seining in the ocean, sea turtles, etc. Qualiﬁcations: Enthusiastic and team oriented. A Bachelor or Associate degree required, as well as experience with children. Must be willing to work outside in hot or cold weather. Extensive training is provided. Staff training begins September 3 and our season goes through the middle of May with a one month break in December. Duties: Teach environmental education classes to school groups. Maintain teaching areas and care for live animals. Normal workday is 8:30 - 5:00, and 2 weekday evenings per week. Send a resume, references, and a letter of interest by email to David Weber at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Education Instructor - Enlighten groups of elementary school children on their ﬁeld trips to the YMCA Environmental Education Center. Provide hands-on activities on topics such as watersheds, wetlands, biodiversity, animal adaptations and more. In addition to working scheduled classes on weekdays, candidate must be available to work a minimum of, but not limited to, one weekend day per month as designated eco party staff person. This position is seasonal--these classes occur between mid-April into early June--but other opportunities may be available for those who wish to continue employment. Requirements: High school graduate; one year instructional experience with children; college degree in progress and interest and/or experience in environmental ﬁeld preferred. CPR certiﬁed (training provided). The Upper Main Line YMCA, located on 54 beautiful acres in Berwyn (15 minutes west of Eastern University) is a non-proﬁt organization which provides a vast array of programs and services to all members of our community. The YMCA also provides a friendly, supportive working environment for a diverse community of staff, dedicated to the core values of CARING, RESPECT, HONESTY AND RESPONSIBILITY, building strong kids, strong families and strong communities. Beneﬁts include free individual YMCA membership and free classes for yourself, on-site babysitting. Apply online today. For a list of all current job opportunities at the YMCA of the Upper Main Line, go to www.umly.org. Close Date: July 15, 2007. Nature Program Director - Variety Club Camp and Developmental Center in Worcester, PA is searching for two qualiﬁed individuals to plan, implement, and oversee all aspects of a Nature program at a camp for children with disabilities. The campers will vary in age from 5 to 21 for the developmentally disabled and 7 to 18 for the physically disabled. Groups will be about 10-15 campers per group, plus counselors. Individuals must be comfortable with children with both physical and/or developmental disabilities and must be able to plan, implement, and oversee hour long sessions with the children and their counselors on
small budget. Small greenhouse, small man made ponds, ﬁelds, and woods are at the Nature Program Directors’ disposal. Individual(s) must be knowledgeable in and have a background involving nature studies and be at least 18 years old. Familiarity with a greenhouse a plus. Job runs 8:30 to 3:30 Monday thru Friday, from June 18th to August 17th. These dates include a one-week orientation. If interested please call Angus Murray at (610)584-4366. Close Date: June 18, 2007. Trainer & Curriculum Developer - The Education Department of the Wildlife Conservation Society, based at the world-famous Bronx Zoo, seeks an experienced and dynamic educator to assume a major role in its on-line, local and international educator training programs. The successful candidate will have at least 3 years experience in science or environmental education, a passion for wildlife conservation, and the creativity and excellent writing ability to create ﬁrstclass educational programs and materials. A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline is required. Must be willing to travel within the United States and abroad. Fluency in a foreign language and international experience strongly desired. Frequent weekend work required. Starting salary high forties. Attractive beneﬁts package including 3 weeks vacation. Send resume with cover letter to: The Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources, Box TTR, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460. Close Date: Until Filled. Education Specialist - To develop, implement, coordinate, promote and present education programs. Utilizing live animals, the Education Specialist will present zoo classes, workshops, home school, zoo camp, docent training classes, birthday encounters, outreaches, public presentations and family workshops. DUTIES: Develop script, coordinate, present, and evaluate environmentally themed programs to diverse age groups and school children within a tri-county area. Develop pre and post visit activities for students that are designed according to the Florida Sunshine State Standards. Develop/acquire, maintain, monitor, and assess program supplies. Participate in the development, implementation, and coordination of special events, programs and activities for zoo guests. Assist with the training of new education staff, volunteers and seasonal employees. Provide or assist with the daily care of the education animal collection. Respond to request regarding educational information/ interviews from teachers, students, and the general public. REQUIREMENTS: Education: Requires a bachelor’s degree in biological/natural science/education, recreation or theater-drama. Knowledge: Excellent working knowledge of bio-science and natural history necessary. Experience: A minimum of one year of experience developing and presenting environmental education programs is desired. Proven animal handling and care experience a must. Theater or drama experience extremely desirable. Recreation/early childhood education helpful. Other: Bilingual in Spanish extremely desirable. Florida driver’s license and excellent driving record required. Must be willing to work a ﬂexible schedule including weekends and holidays. This is a fulltime position, which includes excellent beneﬁts. Salary is in the low 20’s. Email cover letter, resume and references to: email@example.com. Mail or fax to Education Programs Manager - Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park, 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33405. FAX: 561-5856085. Close Date: Until Filled. Zoo Camp Director (Seasonal) - Monday - Friday. Great opportunity to lead an award winning team! Under the general direction of the Assistant Director of Education, the Camp Director is responsible for orchestrating the daily and weekly operations of the best summer camp experience in town. This includes the supervision of a camp staff of approximately 35, frequent communication with camp families, managing sensitive camper issues, organizing camp supplies, and ensuring a safe, fun, and educational camp experience for campers and staff. Applicants for this position must have a minimum of two seasons work experience in a camp-style setting and substantial experience working with children. Experience in a supervisory role is also required. Compensation: $13.00 - $14.00/hr, DOE. Please download Employment Application from http://www.sbzoo. org/applications.asp and send with cover letter to: Santa Barbara Zoo, Attn. HR, 500 Niños Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93103, email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (805)962-3659, Attn. Human Resources. Close Date: Until Filled. Paid Education Intern - The Education Department of the Central Park Zoo is seeking 1 part-time intern for the summer 2007 programs and the ‘07-’08 school year. Candidates must be able to work 9-3, M-F. Occasional weekend and overnight hours are required. Teachers and graduate students are invited to apply. Proven ability to teach children and an interest in wildlife conservation are essential. Send cover letter and resume immediately to: Ms Bromberg, Education Department, Central Park Zoo, 830 5th Ave, NY, NY 10021. Close Date: Until Filled. Seasonal Interpreter - Part Time, Seasonal, up to 32 hours/ week, May 28 through September 7, 2007 Description: Great opportunity for a ﬂexible team player with positive attitude and a gift for public speaking! Under the general direction of the Director of Education, the Seasonal Interpreter is responsible for promoting the Zoo and its mission through
planning, developing, implementing and evaluating informal staff lead education programs. This includes coordination of behind the scenes tour, exhibit interpretation and educational programs, presenting programs for guests, volunteers and staff. Requirements: Some completed college work toward B.A. or B.S. in life sciences, education or related ﬁeld preferred. Prior experience in a Zoo, aquarium, museum or nature center setting a must. First Aid and CPR Certiﬁcation required as well as ﬂexibility in days and hours of work. Compensation: $11/hour Please download Employment Application from http://www.sbzoo.org/applications.asp and send with cover letter to: Santa Barbara Zoo, Attn. HR, 500 Niños Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93103, email to hr@sbzoo. org or fax to (805)962-3659, Attn. Human Resources. Close Date: Until Filled. Director of Education - The Director of Education will plan, coordinate, and implement innovative education programs to help people of all ages grow their own food in the city. The Director of Education is a visionary practitioner responsible for teaching, organizing, growing food with the community, and continuing to build sustainable education programs. Qualifications: Experience teaching youth and adults; Experience growing food; Friendly and good at building relationships; excellent communications skills; Experience working with people of diverse cultures; Good sense of fun, passionate about the work; Well organized, team player, self-starter, problem solver, and leader; Computer competency for data and grants management, and; Able to make a 3-year commitment to SCLT. Salary; Blue Cross/ Blue Shield health & dental insurance; and paid vacation. Contact: Southside Community Land Trust, Kiera Mulvey, email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Seasonal Educator - NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island PO Box 967, 374 Airport Road Manteo, NC 27954 252473-3494 DURATION: May 1 – October 31, 2007 (May be ﬂexible) 40 hours per week; evening, weekend, and holiday work required SALARY: $10.30 per hour. Qualiﬁcations: Applicants should be articulate; have good public speaking and organizational skills and interact well with the general public, children, co-workers, and volunteers. Graduation from a four-year college is required; candidates must have a degree in Biology, Marine Sciences, Natural Resources, Environmental Education, Parks and Rec, or a related ﬁeld. Prior experience working with the public, adaptability to different teaching situations, a ﬂexible schedule, and a valid driver’s license are required. Teaching experience and a working knowledge of the Outer Banks ﬂora and fauna are preferred, but not required. Seasonal Education Assistants provide education support at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: conducting public education programs (sharks, sea turtles, jellyﬁsh, etc.); introducing and showing videos; introducing guest speakers; providing information to Aquarium visitors, including teachers, students, and general public; stafﬁng discovery carts and learning stations; answering questions in various galleries; monitoring the Close Encounters tanks; assisting with other tasks as assigned. These positions require the ability to assemble education materials, to research marine and aquatic topics, and to speak to small and large audiences. Additional responsibilities and projects will be assigned by the Education Curator or the full-time Educator. Send a cover letter, current resume, and state application form PD-107, which may be downloaded from the World Wide Web at www. osp.state.nc.us/jobs/gnrlinfo.htm#app Mail to: NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island C/O Pat Raves PO Box 967/374 Airport Rd. Manteo, NC 27954. Close Date: Until Filled. Program Coordinator - The Project Coordinator implements the mission of the LACC by using his or her leadership and technical skills to develop the educational and work skills of young people, enabling them to advance in their own personal and career opportunities. The Project Coordinator accomplishes this mission by supervising and leading crew supervisors who are responsible for the immediate supervision and development of young people (corpsmembers). The Project Coordinator also ensures that the communities served receive high quality natural resources, recycling and conservation projects. Other duties may be assigned, as needed. Contact: Los Angeles Conservation Corps, Ingrid Marroquin, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Apprentice - The Apprentice Program at High Mountain Institute is a professional residency in traditional and outdoor education. A variety of academic concentrations are available. This is a tuition based program, $1500.00/ semester. Contact: High Mountain Institute, Steven Wiseman, at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Eco-Oakland Program Coordinator - The Program Coordinator assists the Eco-Oakland Program Manager in the execution of the Eco-Oakland Environmental Education Program. The Program Coordinator provides administrative support to the Program Manager and assists with program implementation, including leading indoor and outdoor environmental education programs. $15-$18/hr for 20 hrs/week. Contact: Golden Gate Audubon Society, Anthony DeCicco, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close
Date: July 1, 2007. 4-H Environmental Educator - Teach interdisciplinary marine & science-based environmental education classes, conduct evening programs, provide leadership to school groups, and maintain teaching laboratories. We hire from mid-August through late May of the school year; training provided. $8.45 / hour (room and board available for a small charge). Contact: Melanie Biersmith at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Summer Camp Environmental Educators - The Audubon Society of Portland is looking for highly motivated, topnotch Environmental Educators with a solid understanding of Pacific Northwest natural history. Applicant should enjoy working with children and a dedicated, close-knit team of educators. We are hiring for at least 5 positions. Contact: Audubon Society of Portland, Sarah Swanson, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Program Instructor - One position available. Hours vary from 9 – 18 per week, as needed. Overnight and weekend work generally. Programs scheduled throughout the year, successful applicant begins work in May. This position is responsible for the delivery of Public Programs at Point Deﬁance Zoo & Aquarium. Instructors are responsible for ensuring the quality of instruction, following the lesson plan, working with a team of assistants and volunteers and ensuring the safety and comfort of children and families during programming. Instructors will be provided with lesson plans and animal and conservation information and are responsible for learning and effectively transferring this knowledge in a fun, engaging and appropriate manner to children of various ages and adults. Instructors will also prepare lesson materials, craft activities and be responsible for set up and clean up of programs. Complete internal training programs, which may include animal handling training and presentation of live animal demonstrations as part of programs as necessary and perform other duties as assigned. Contact: Port Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Craig Standridge, email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Educator - Located on the banks of the Neuse River estuary in coastal N.C., Don Lee Center hosts the Coastal Communities program, a residential outdoor environmental education program, and the Common Ground low element challenge course program for public school children. The Common Ground program focuses on group team building, problem-solving, and group initiative experiential learning for day groups. The Coastal Communities program focuses on water quality issues, coastal ecology, ﬂora and fauna of the coastal plain, and natural history. Groups visiting will participate in a one day program, or a multiple day/overnight option. Instructors are required to work with the groups for day and evening programs, but are not required to stay in cabins with kids. Please visit www.donleecenter.org for more information. Degree in environmental studies, natural resources, outdoor recreation, biological or earth science, education, or related ﬁelds; however we do offer internships for those whose education is in progress or those without degrees but prior experience in the ﬁeld. Experience working with youth in outdoor setting is preferred. Good organizational, interpersonal, and facilitation skills, as well as willingness to work long hours with youth; enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self discipline a must. Looking for a ‘team player’ to reside in a cooperative living/work environment. Position begins September 5, 2007 and is contracted through November 16, 2007. Contact: Don Lee Center, Dawn Brut, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Educator (Fall Season) - Do you have passion for the outdoors and teaching others about it? This is the job for you! Spend your days hiking and canoeing while teaching children in a beautiful setting on the Wisconsin River. This position is a great way to broaden your skills by teaching natural and cultural programs, outdoor recreation and low ropes initiatives, as well as learning scheduling and coordinating. Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center is a residential facility operated by 4-H and the University of Wisconsin-Extension and located on the magniﬁcent Wisconsin River, two miles north of Wisconsin Dells. The site consists of 14 buildings that supply lodging, meals and environmental education resources year round for youth and youth leaders. The center rests on 310 acres of forested land including Black Hawk Island, a 210-acre designated State Natural Area. This wooded property is considered one of the few remaining “old growth” natural areas of the state. The rock cliffs, shady canyons, caves and sandy beaches feature a variety of ﬂora, fauna and unique geologic and cultural features. Contact: UW-Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center, Toby Grabs, at email@example.com. Close Date: July 20, 2007. Environmental Education Camp Assistant Director - The Upper Main Line YMCA’s Environmental Education Center needs an assistant Camp Director who will be responsible for the oversight of 11 Environmental Education Camps(on and off-site, day and overnight camps) and the supervision of 10-16 camp staff. We offer exciting camps for children and teens (4 to 14) to learn more about the natural world. Camps
Environmental Education & Eco Tourism include: Nature Safari Camp; Backyard Nature Camp; Tracks and Trails; Birding and Raptor; Fishing; Wildlife Explorer; Eco Adventure; Adirondack Sailing Adventure; Marine Ecology on Barnegat Bay, and; Backpack Adventure in Caledonia Pine Grove Furnace, Appalachian Trail. Successful candidate must be a college graduate or have equivalent years experience, camp management experience and environmental education experience. Contact: Upper Min Line YMCA, Brian Raicich, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: June 15, 2007. Natural Resource Education Coordinator - Full time, salary. Will be responsible for providing leadership and growth to Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center’s Natural Resource and Outdoor Education Programs and other related programs as needed. This position is responsible for the development and implementation of programming that is in keeping with the 4-H Center’s philosophy and goals related to wise use, management, stewardship, and conservation of our natural resources. Qualiﬁcations: Bachelor of Science in biology, earth sciences, forestry/wildlife, natural resources, experiential education, outdoor recreation or other related field; education background, programming experience, and working with children and adults preferred. Experience in recruiting, training, and supervising a volunteer corps is preferred. $24,000 annually. Residence available on site including electric, water, sewage utilities. Contact: Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center, Inc., Bryan Branch, email@example.com. Close Date: July 2, 2007. Environmental Educator - Come learn, share and grow at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. We are looking for fun, talented, kid-friendly staff to teach ecology, living history, team building and outdoor skills in a residential setting. Staff have opportunity to create curricula, learn high ropes, handle raptors and gain lots of expereince. We work some evenings and an occasional Saturdays Requirements: College degree, good work ethic, love of the outdoors and children, self-motivated and a desire to make a good program better. Program runs from late August to mid-December and late January to late May. Contact: Rock Eagle 4-H Center, Donna Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: July 1, 2007. Teen Volunteer Program Coordinator - Full Time, Seasonal May 14 through August 24, 2007 Description: Great opportunity for a team player with positive attitude and a gift for leadership! Under the general direction of the Director of Education, the Teen Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for promoting the Zoo and its mission through teen program development, coordination and evaluation of the program. This includes the development and coordination of activities of ﬁve teens, including classes and Theater Gone Wild performances in three counties. Requirements: BA, BFA , BS or equivalent experience required, as well as a minimum of six months working with teens in a recreational or educational setting. Supervisory experience. CA DL with excellent driving record. First Aid and CPR Certiﬁcation required. Compensation: $14.00/hour Please download Employment Application from http://www.sbzoo.org/ applications.asp and send with cover letter to: Santa Barbara Zoo, Attn. HR, 500 Niños Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93103, email to email@example.com or fax to (805)962-3659, Attn. Human Resources. Close Date: Until Filled. Wildlife Naturalist Educator - Primary responsibilities include traveling to schools and childcare centers presenting hands-on nature programs featuring live animals. Additional responsibilities include care and feeding of our live animal collection under the direction of the curator, newsletter writing, and staff development at area schools in the ﬁeld of natural science. Qualiﬁcations: Must have college degree in the ﬁelds of education or the natural sciences and have had professional experience working with children in an educational setting. Must have own car for traveling to schools. Contact: The Nature of Things, Carrie Marshall, 7 Sugar Hill Rd., North Salem, NY 10560. Close Date: June 15, 2007. Teacher - The John Dorr Nature Laboratory is one of the four campuses of the Horace Mann School, and is the school’s outdoor education center. The school is an independent, coeducational day school located in New York City and is comprised of 1750 students in nursery years through high school. The Dorr Lab is located in Washington, Connecticut, a small community in the western part of the state. The rural setting of the 175 acre campus provides ideal sites for adventure and environmental education programs. Programs are conducted for students in nursery years through twelfth grade, and last from one to eight days. All programs are designed to enhance the curriculum at each grade level; however, the one thread common to all the programs is that they emphasize the cooperative aspects of living and learning as opposed to competition and individualization. The position requires a person who enjoys working with students of all ages, who has a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, and who has experience and training in the following areas: teaching environmental and adventure education; facilitating group problem-solving; rock climbing and rope courses; backpacking and camping; ability to work interdependently as well as alone on projects; and Wilderness First Responder certiﬁcation. This is a full-time
faculty position. The person ﬁlling it must be available from August 1, 2007 through June 15, 2008. Salary is highly competitive and housing is provided. Contact: John Dorr Nature Laboratory Horace Mann School, Glenn Sherratt, Glenn_Sherratt@horacemann.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Education Outreach Coordinator - Provides leadership for outdoor skills education through training of Outdoor Skill Specialists, Nature Center and Outdoor Education Center staff, and other Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) staff. Develops educational material through the involvement of both ﬁeld and outreach programs staff. Integrates outdoor skills with conservation education programs. Ensures that a wide range of outdoor skills education (i.e. camping, orienteering, ﬁshing, archery and hunting) is made available to youth and adults through ongoing monitoring of ﬁeld efforts and program development. Participates in the development and tracking of program evaluations for effectiveness. Works with Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to ensure programs are meeting school standards and that teachers and principals are aware of what we offer. Contact: Missouri Department of Conservation, Patty Ott, patricia. firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Summer Camp Assistant Instructor - IslandWood offers college interns Volunteer Assistant Instructor positions during the summer of 2007. As an Assistant Instructor, you will work with a Lead Instructor to provide hands-on, ﬁeldbased environmental education programs on IslandWood’s campus. This includes Working with a Summer Camp Instructor to help lead half-day, full day, and overnight programs, ensuring the safety of participants at all times, lead ﬁller activities such as camouﬂage, reading stories, name tag making, be the “sweeper” for the group. Contact: IslandWood at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Education Senior Camp Counselors - The YMCA’s Environmental Education Center wants fun-loving, energetic and enthusiastic staff to work with children ages 11-14 this summer! We offer exciting camps for children and teens to learn more about the natural world. These include day trips and overnight programs. This is an excellent job for teachers and college students (21 yrs & up) who enjoy working with children in the outdoors. The Upper Main Line YMCA is located on 54 beautiful acres in the western suburbs of Philadelphia. Y Camp staff comprises teachers, students, athletes and full-time Y professionals. YMCA Camp Counselors are carefully selected for their experience, enthusiasm and passion for working with children. All YMCA camp activities reﬂect the core character values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility. Contact: Upper Min Line YMCA, Brian Raicich, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: June 15, 2007. Outdoor Education Intern - The primary responsibility of the Outdoor Education Intern is to assist the Outdoor Education Coordinator in planning, implementing, and evaluating school programs. Duties include (but are not limited to): teach environmental education classes (according to Virginia Standards of Learning); teach outdoor recreation classes; assist with James A. Meador Nature Educational Center (educational exhibits, aquariums, and live animal exhibits); assist with a variety of administrative duties (marketing, program design/evaluation, program planning, etc.); provides support to 4-H Specialty Programs and other Skelton 4-H Center programs as needed; assists with other duties when identiﬁed and needed. Contact: W.E. Skeleton 4-H Educational Conference Center, Becca Obert, email@example.com. Close Date: July 15, 2007. Adventure Education Intern - The primary responsibility of the Adventure Education Intern is to assist the Outdoor Education Coordinator in planning, implementing, and evaluating school programs. Duties include (but are not limited to): teach environmental education classes (according to Virginia Standards of Learning) with a special emphasis on canoeing, orienteering, challenge course and climbing wall; assist with Challenge Course design and development with a concentration in risk management; assist with a variety of administrative duties (marketing, program design/evaluation, program planning, etc.); provides support to 4-H Specialty Programs and other Skelton 4H Center programs as needed; assists with other duties when identiﬁed and needed. Contact: W.E. Skeleton 4-H Educational Conference Center, Becca Obert, bobert@vt. edu. Close Date: July 15, 2007. Sustainability Intern - The primary responsibilities of the Sustainability Intern is assist with the recycling & compost program, teach environmental education and outdoor recreation labs, assist with the general daily care of the Meador Nature Center, etc. Possible other responsibilities of the Sustainability Intern are to research cost comparisons with local versus out of state food acquisition, plan and develop a small organic garden and small livestock farm, and develop polyculture ponds and simulated wetlands. Knowledge of alternative energy sources a plus but not required. Contact: W.E. Skeleton 4-H Educational Conference Center, Becca Obert, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close
Date: July 15, 2007. Marine Science Instructor - The Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association is a non-proﬁt organization whose mission is to protect Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary habitats and wildlife through the development of a diverse community of informed and active ocean stewards. Program description: The Association in partnership with the Sanctuary conducts Sanctuary Explorers Camp, an educational and fun-ﬁlled marine science day camp for youth (ages 8-13). This hands-on educational program focuses on developing an awareness of marine conservation. In addition, it introduces youth to the beauty and wonder of the Sanctuary and teaches them how they can help protect it. Activities are held in and around the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Visitor Center at Crissy Field in San Francisco and at ﬁeld destinations in San Mateo, San Francisco, and Marin counties. For a complete job description please visit: www.farallones.org. Position date: June 25-29 and July 9 through August 17, 2007. Please email cover letter, resume, and three references and/or letters of recommendation to: sheintzelman@farallones. org. Close Date: Until Filled. Outdoor Education Coordinator - Responsible for all aspects of outdoor education program with over 7500 participants per year. Oversee hiring, training, scheduling, and coordinating two full-time staff, eight seasonal staff, and campus nurse. Plan, implement, and evaluate residential outdoor education programs at Lorado Taft Field Campus; train and mentor teaching staff, research and develop curricula and lesson materials, and coordinate workshops and special programs. Coordinate schools as time permits. Qualifications: Masters degree required in outdoor education, administration, natural science, or related ﬁeld by starting date, and four years experience in outdoor education, residential programs, nature centers, or related outdoor programs. Two years experience supervising staff and experience in training staff required. Experience with management of natural areas desired. Beneﬁts: salary (upper 40’s), 24 days paid vacation, 12 sick days, tuition waiver, health, dental, vision, and retirement. Submit a letter, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references. Lorado Taft Field Campus, Mr. Dale Hoppe, email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled.
Would you stop to give someone directions? If you were walking that way, would you guide them? What if it was out of your way? Two miles. Two thousand miles. Would you travel that far to teach someone? To learn something yourself?
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Environmental Educator - The Environmental Educator teaches programs for ages pre-K through adult on numerous natural and physical science topics, including teaching with live animals and birds of prey. Present on-site and traveling outreach programs to local youth groups and camps, teach natural science birthday parties and programs for the general public, including Harry Potter book release event in July. In addition, this position may co-teach Eco-Rangers, our week-long adventure day trip program for 5th and 6th grade campers. Work week will mainly be Sunday-Thursday, but occasional Saturdays and evenings are required for public programming and on-site camp-outs. The Nature Center may provide ﬁrst aid, CPR and canoe training for candidates at no cost. This position may possibly be extended to a full-time Environmental Education position in September 2007. Qualiﬁcations: Demonstrated strength in delivering Environmental Education programs for grades pre-K through 8th grade. Minimum of a BA/BS in environmental science, biology, or environmental education preferred. At least one year of environmental education experience. Current CPR, First Aid, Canoe Certiﬁcations (or willingness to obtain), Lifeguarding/WFA/WFR Certifications a plus. Must be comfortable handling small animals and birds of prey. Must pass mandatory state and national level CORI and SORI background checks. Clean driving history. Sense of humor, ﬂexibility, ability to work in a team setting and solo a must. $400/week; medical beneﬁts and free housing. Contact: New Canaan Nature Center, Lisa Monachelli, lmonachelli@new canaannature.org. Close Date: July 1, 2007. Program Coordinator - The program coordinator works together with the director and associate director to deliver quality educational programs to students at the WOLF School. Position is a year-round, full time position and can be divided into two general areas: Program Directing—When students are on site, program coordinator directs residential outdoor school program 3-5 days each week, living on site during program days (average program length is 4 days/3 nights), providing supervision to education staff, acting as health supervisor and as liaison with main ofﬁce, staff, visiting teachers, students and chaperones. Assists in design, implementation, evaluation of curriculum, program preparation, other duties as assigned. Program Administration—When students are not on site (1-2 days each week, summer and various weeks throughout the year), program coordinator works in concert with director and associate director to prepare for outdoor school and special programs, organizing and creating materials, scheduling, providing school visits, presentations, some program design, implementation, evaluation of curriculum, staff supervision, training and evaluation, marketing and general administration. Primary work location will be in Santa Cruz with some work at other WOLF locations (see www.wolfschool.org for location of campuses) including quarterly trainings and retreats. Contact: Web of Life Field
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Environmental Education & Eco Tourism School, Heather Butler, email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Naturalist/Environmental Educator - Prepare and present a wide range of environmental education programs (see list at crowsneck.org) to youth grades K-12, 85%; develop new programs, 5%; light housekeeping of four residential lodges, 5%; serve as Center monitor during social events, 5%. Naturalists must be willing to live onsite in our cabins. Naturalists have their own space which includes bedroom, full bath, study room, --may (or may not) share with a roommate. On-site curriculum-based training provided during the ﬁrst two weeks. Certiﬁcation in Project Wild, Project Learning Tree, and Project Wild Aquatic, 15 passenger van driver education, MS Boating Safety Education/ License, and CPR/1st Aide Training included in training. Qualiﬁcations: BA/BS Degree, OR several semesters working towards one (we may be able to work with your College to provide internship credit if you’d prefer to work as an intern and get the credits). Ability to work both independently and part of a team, in front of a group of visitors. Experience in science and/or education is a plus, but NOT necessary. Contact: Crow’s Neck Environmental Education Center, Deobra Waz, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: August 7, 2007. Education Manager - The Education Manager is responsible for the educational quality of the Headlands Institute (HI)’s Field Science program in historic Fort Cronkhite/Marin Headlands. Please submit cover letter, resume, and statement on what “diversity” means to you as an attachment by May 21 to HIEducationManagerSearch@yni.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Naturalist - Greets visitors, provides information, interpretive and educational tours, programs, and other services for visitors to Lookout Mountain Nature Center and other Jefferson County Open Space Parks. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Presents interpretive programs and services on a variety of natural history topics for general public and group audiences of all ages at Lookout Mountain Nature Center, in other Open Space Parks and at outreach events, assists with volunteer support and special projects. Employee is responsible for leading the Nature Center operations on weekends, including opening/closing and mentoring volunteers. Qualiﬁcations: A minimum of two years college course work in environmental interpretation/ education, natural history, biology, recreation resource administration, or closely related ﬁeld, and six months experience leading interpretive programs for children/adults. Current ﬁrst aid and CPR certiﬁcations required by second week after hire. Note: Offer of employment contingent on background, MVR check and degree veriﬁcation. Contact: Jefferson County Open Space, Peg Alig, mwiencek@jeffco. us. Close Date: June 15, 2007. Seasonal Naturalist - Environmental educator for kids and adults through small nature program at high-elevation, private community. Knowledge of southern Appalachian ﬂora and fauna a must. Childcare/teaching/camp experience preferred but not required. Job includes primarily interpretive outdoor education, with some forest, wildlife and recycling management, as well as outdoor recreation. Beautiful property, elev. 4,600’. 40 min. NE of Asheville, NC. Must be comfortable working in privileged, second-home community setting. Enthusiastic, independent teacher and learner needed. Great WNC networking opportunities. Full time, May-October. Bachelor’s degree in a related science ﬁeld required. Call Kat for details and job description. Contact: Mountain Air at email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Internship - The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) Native Plant Nursery seeks an energetic and hardworking intern to assist in day-to-day nursery operations. The Native Plant Nursery offers a unique working environment, as it is a non-proﬁt retail nursery dedicated to landscaping for the improvement of native habitat and wildlife on Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Internship responsibilities will include all aspects of retail nursery operation and plant care, including watering, potting, pruning, weeding, landscape installation, and customer service. The internship offers the opportunity to obtain in-depth knowledge about South Florida native plants and gain ﬁrsthand experience in all aspects of the nursery and landscaping business. Applicants should have a strong interest in plants and conservation, preferably possessing or pursuing an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, biology, environmental science, ecology, or a related ﬁeld. The intern should also be prepared to work in subtropical conditions, including hot temperatures, humidity, and insects. Please send a cover letter indicating your interest, resume, and references by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org; by mail to: Jenny Evans, SCCF, P.O. Box 839, Sanibel, FL 33957; or by fax to: (239) 472-6421. Close Date: Until Filled. Specialist (Environmental Education) - The ServiceLearning Coordinator the Specialist, Service Learning/ Environmental Education manages the “Service-Learning Waste Reduction Project (SLWRP) which engages twelve high schools in service-learning waste reduction activities AND serves as the Region 4 Service-Learning Regional Lead, which acts as a regional “point of entry and broker”
to the service-learning ﬁeld. This position is categorically funded on an annual basis. Continued employment is contingent on funding approval. Annual Salary: $80,210.02 - $91,370.62. Contact: Alameda County Ofﬁce of Education, Evan Goldberg, email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Project Coordinator - The Natural Resources team at Stonyfield Farm is charged with eliminating negative environmental impact in all areas of our operations and fulﬁlling the company’s founding mission to be a model environmental steward. With a commitment to environmental leadership from top management, Stonyﬁeld Farm is a place where you will be inspired to make a difference in the world. Are you someone who can make things happen? We are looking for a dynamic environmental professional to lead our solid waste minimization program, manage recycling efforts, educate our employees on environmental issues, and assist us with other on-going projects in the areas of climate change, energy, toxics reduction, and agriculture. Our ideal candidate will have professional solid waste and recycling management experience. Other valuable experience would include project management, environmental communications, employee training or other professional environmental experience. We’re looking for someone with excellent verbal and written communication skills who can work well independently as well as in a team environment. Extensive computer knowledge in a Windows environment, most importantly, Excel and Powerpoint is required. If you are looking for an environmental career and have the passion and desire it takes to work for a fabulous company like Stonyﬁeld Farm, please forward your resume, cover letter, a writing sample and salary requirements to: Stonyﬁeld Farm, Inc., HR_Resumes@Stonyﬁeld.com. Close Date: July 1, 2007. Director - The Director is responsible for supervising all work done at the Center for Conservation Education and ensuring that projects meet the mission of the department. Hiring, training and supervising staff to perform programming and communication duties related to the department is a large portion of the job. Other administrative duties include managing a budget and ﬁnding donors to support various programs and projects; maintaining and increasing local and regional networks; and short and long term planning for the Center. In addition to teaching general programs the Director also teaches key programs for the department including Judson College Conservation Biology course, Hunter Education courses, Conservation Leaders for Tomorrow, and other custom professional development workshops. Requirements: Masters Degree in Environmental Education, Education, Outdoor Recreation, Natural Resources or similar and two years experience that includes managing staff. OR Bachelors degree and at least 5 years of experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of regional natural resources and conservation issues. Knowledge of ﬁelds of environmental education, interpretation, and formal education. Knowledge and support of hunting, trapping, fishing. Strong teaching skills with all ages. Proven networking ability and demonstrated partnership work with other agencies. Contact: Max MacGraw Wildlife Foundation, Colleen Kulesza, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: June 15, 2007. Shipboard Educator & Crew - The Living Classrooms Foundation is a non-profit educational organization in Baltimore, MD that provides hands-on, interdisciplinary learning programs in challenging environments for students of all ages and backgrounds. We are currently seeking enthusiastic individuals for the positions of SCIENCE EDUCATORS. This individual must be interested in joining a team of dedicated professionals to work with young people aboard one of our buyboat MILDRED BELLE. Programs range in length from one-day trips to ten-day extended land/ sea expeditions in the waters of Baltimore, the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Qualiﬁed applicants must possess a strong commitment to the education of all students, be motivated self-starters, function successfully as part of a team, and maintain a desire to work outdoors in a challenging but fun environment. Education/biology background is preferred, but we will train the right people. Contact: Living Classrooms Foundation, Lisa Jones, lisaj@livingclassrooms. org. Close Date: Until Filled. Teacher Education Coordinator - Responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of programs and materials for teachers of pre-K-12 students. Instruct workshops on plant science topics and research, and teaching methods. Work collaboratively with educators at partner institutions and NYC DOE. Develop materials to support the use of BBG by self-guided classes. Qualiﬁcations include: BA or BS degree (Master’s preferred) in a formal or informal ﬁeld of Education. Certiﬁcation as a teacher. Minimum of four years experience, with both classroom and informal experience preferred. Direct experience working with children. Willingness to work frequent evenings and weekends. Contact: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Rochelle Cabiness, email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Summer Intern - Northeastern University’s Marine Science Center has 2 summer college intern positions available.
Responsibilities include leading K-12 outreach programs, summer science academies, and summer teacher workshops aboard the research vessel Mysis and in local coastal areas. The Marine Science Center (MSC) is a marine research and educational facility of Northeastern University (NU). Located on the peninsula of Nahant, MA jutting into the ocean just ﬁve miles NNE of the entrance to Boston Harbor, the MSC offers pristine New England rocky shore habitat in close proximity to Boston and a broad spectrum of learning opportunities for K-12 teachers and students. Responsibilities: Summer interns are required to assist and lead educational programs in a number of outdoor ﬁeld settings for students in Grades preK-12. Staff may be required to be Crew/scientiﬁc staff aboard the (R/V) Mysis (drug testing required), educator for on-site programs, assist with high school summer science academies, and assist with teacher workshops/professional development. Contact: Marine Science Center, Emily Blume, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Instructor - Confederate Hall Historical and Environmental Education Center, Stone Mountain Park (3200 acre park located 15 mi. east of the city of Atlanta) Guided by our Education Supervisor, Instructor responsibilities include: providing science and history instruction to K – 12 students, working to create, improve, and evaluate education programs, activities and events, assisting with the creation of interpretive materials (brochures, displays and exhibits), and Park stewardship tasks. $30,773 Annually. Contact: Stone Mountain Memorial Association, Patricia Boulis, Administrative Assistant, email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Education Teacher - Duties: Lead 3-5 hour environmental education programs for 25 5th grade students, assist full time staff with designing and building exhibits, designing and writing curriculum and activities, light building and trail maintenance, staff Saturday “Public Days” once a month, other projects as assigned. Provide a security presence at SMNHC by living on site. Work for the Young Explorers Summer Science Camp program during June and July: co-teaching developed camp curriculum with other camp instructors, supervising 13 campers during both ﬁeld and museum activities, responsible for ﬁeld equipment and supplies, driving a 15 passenger van. Qualiﬁcations Required: Bachelors Degree in Environmental Studies, Education, Biology, Ecology or other applicable area. Conditions of Employment: Must live on site. Desire to work with youth in the outdoors, ability to do physical labor and hikes at elevations of 7,000+ feet, working knowledge of Spanish desirable, some overnight travel and weekend work, be or become CPR and First Aid Certiﬁed, completion of a Defensive Driving course and van training course, attendance at and participation in camp curriculum training days in early June, authorization of a Department of Public Safety Criminal Background Check and satisfactory result. Contact: Sandia Mountain Natural History Center, Paul Mauermann, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: June 17, 2007. Environmental Educator - Do you like working outside and have an interest in teaching children? Fortson 4-H Center is located 30 miles outside of Atlanta on 77 acres of forest, ﬁeld, pond, and wetlands; a wonderful, intimate setting for teaching kids about the environment! Fortson is in their 2nd season as an environmental education facility. We are looking for enthusiastic people to teach science and outdoor education to elementary and middle school students. The students come for the day or they extend their trip for 1 or 2 nights. Instructors are required to work some nights. Other duties include animal husbandry, curriculum development, and maintenance of the grounds. Class subjects offered include: Pond ecology, wetland ecology, herpetology, entomology, pioneer life, Challenge course, wilderness survival and archery. Qualiﬁcations: Commitment, genuine interest in working with children, creativity, well developed communication skills, leadership ability; a Bachelor’s degree is required in Education, Natural Science, Environmental Education, Biology, Forestry, Outdoor Education, or related ﬁelds preferred. Dates: Fall Season runs September 3 through December 15. Spring season runs early February through May (dates subject to change). A paid two week training session is provided. Contact: Fortson 4-H Center, Susie Greer, email@example.com. Close Date: July 10, 2007. Park & Recreation Manager - This position is responsible for supervising staff, overall program design, and operations for nature preserves and associated facilities within a geographical region. Preserves range in size from 40 to 1,300 acres, and contain miles of multi-use trails, nature centers, picnic shelters, a campground, and special facilities. Responsibilities include supervision of program staff (nature center staff, environmental educators, outdoor rec specialists), maintenance (trails and operations), and security staff (park watch). Managers are responsible for participating in the strategic planning process and must be aware of developing trends and best practices in passive recreation, environmental education, outdoor recreation, and natural areas management. Previous budget management experience, staff supervision, and/or similar facility management experience required. Excellent communication
and leadership skills essential. Ability to work cooperatively with internal and external partners and forge new relationships essential. Solid background in Environmental Education/Interpretation and management of associated facilities preferred. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in related ﬁeld and ﬁve years of experience in area of assignment, including supervisory experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience. CPRP certiﬁcation, or ability to obtain CPRP certiﬁcation, within 18 months of employment. 3 positions available. Contact: Mecklenberg County Park & Recreation, Michael Kirschman, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Education Instructor - Share our 1,000+ acres of secluded forests, streams, waterfalls and canyons in northwest Alabama with groups of 12 students. Work with the students to foster in them a sense of community as well as an appreciation, understanding and responsibility for the environment. The students, mostly grades 4 - 8, come from a variety of backgrounds and visit out Center for 1, 3, or 5 day programs. Duties: Teach hands-on classes in and about the out-of-doors, i.e., forest ecology, pond & stream, earth science, insects, water quality, map & compass, wildlife, Native American history, canoeing, low and high ropes. Adapt the established lesson plans to match your teaching style and strengths. Assist with program development. Lead recreation and evening programs twice a week, i.e., ﬁshing, ﬁeld games, arts & crafts, campﬁre program, astronomy, night hike, live animals. Arrangements: $225 per week + room and board. Positions run late August to early December. Housing is in single occupancy rooms. Amenities include a kitchen, living room, laundry, free longdistance calls and screened porch complete with rocking chairs. Requirements: Demonstrated respect and afﬁnity for children and a desire to help them learn and grow in an outdoor environment. Enthusiasm, maturity, initiative, sense of humor, ﬂexibility and team spirit. Familiarity with the outdoors and environmental issues. College degree. Certiﬁcations in CPR and First Aid. Undergo a background check. Contact: McDowell Environmental Center, Maggie Johnston, email@example.com. Close Date: June 10, 2007. Director of School Programs - Responsible for the leadership of the school programs department and successful development and delivery of an extensive and evolving repertoire of programs including LINKS. LINKS is an interdistrict environmental education program that involves each school year nearly 2000 4th and 5th grade urban and suburban students in a five-part, hands-on curriculum addressing both science and diversity. School Programs Director teaches regularly, oversees curriculum development, manages a budget of up to $250,000, acts as the liaison between the Nature Center and public and private schools, coordinates the LINKS program and recruits and supervises up to three staff members. Successful candidate will be an energetic, dedicated professional with a strong background in environmental science or education, biology or a related ﬁeld; must love to teach and have experience working with children, Pre-K to 8th grade and willingness to develop programs for older students; will have demonstrated leadership skills in program development, ability to apply business thinking to an educational environment, an understanding and knowledge of informal and formal learning environments and where they overlap. Exceptional written and oral communication skills, organizational ability, attention to detail, and commitment to educational goals are critical. A minimum of a BA/BS and ﬁve years of work experience, supervisory experience, ability to work in a team, ability to interact well with visitors, and physical ability to work throughout the property in a variety of weather conditions. Contact: New Canaan Nature Center, Catharine Sturgess, firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: July 1, 2007. Naturalist Intern - YMCA Camp Arroyo is hiring NaturalistInterns. Opened in 2001, the camp’s earth-friendly architecture is state-of-the art, featuring a straw bale dining hall and passive-solar designed cabins. We teach three- to ﬁve-day environmental education programs to 4th through 6th graders from around the Bay Area. Internships at Camp Arroyo Outdoor School give individuals new to outdoor education a ﬁrsthand training experience. Interns will start by learning all parts of the education program, including operations, pedagogy, and our core curriculum. Interns will be paired up with mentor naturalists, with whom they will spend time observing in the ﬁeld. Later, interns will: lead trail groups; facilitate meals; lead evening programs; take on program duties as needed. Interns will be observed teaching classes and given evaluations throughout the season so that they may continue to improve as educators. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in AEOE conferences as well as other development opportunities throughout the year. Our curriculum includes: Organic gardening; Sustainable design; Solar energy; Native Ohlone culture; Local ecology; Earth science; Team building; Climbing wall; Naturalist-designed classes. Four-year degree or equivalent experience working with children; Effective interpersonal skills; Ability to work ﬂexible hours; First Aid, CPR/AED certiﬁcation; Language skills preferred; Musical or acting skills always welcome! Please send a resume with references and a cover letter to
Academic email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Washington Conservation CorpsMember - As a Washington Conservation Corpmember with the Mountains to Sound Greenway Stewardship Program, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a highly successful team in an energetic, productive and fast-paced stewardship program. Responsibilities include the use of various equipment in stream and habitat restoration, plantings, invasive plant control, trail construction and repairs, and volunteer event hosting. Qualiﬁcations include 3-6 months experience in conservation corp work or equivalent, must be between 18 and 26, familiarity with hand tools, proven oral communication skills and ability to work in a team. Visit www. mtsgreenway.org or contact doug.schindler@mtsgreenway. org. Close Date: June 10, 2007. Program Associate - AIBS, a nonprofit scientific organization, seeks an education program associate to join its education and outreach ofﬁce. Will work on developing outreach programs such as student chapters and diversity initiatives, creating education and outreach materials, preparing grant proposals with other staff, and promoting AIBS at conferences and events. Requires a knowledge of communication and marketing strategies, as well as prior experience in educational programs. Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and computer skills necessary. Must be reliable, detail oriented, and able to work to deadline. A bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences, science education, science communication or related ﬁeld is required. Candidate must have a strong interest in education and the role that professional scientiﬁc organizations play in promoting science. This is a full-time salaried position in Washington DC. Benefits include medical/dental/retirement. Send cover letter, salary history and requirements, resume, names and contact information for three professional references, and a short writing sample to AIBS, Dr. Samantha Katz, Director of Education and Outreach, attn: EO Search, 1444 I St. NW, Suite 200, Washington DC 20005, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 202628-1509. Close Date: Until Filled. Trainer & Curriculum Developer - The Education Department of the Wildlife Conservation Society, based at the world-famous Bronx Zoo, seeks an experienced and dynamic educator to assume a major role in its on-line, local and international educator training programs. The successful candidate will have at least 3 years experience in science or environmental education, a passion for wildlife conservation, and the creativity and excellent writing ability to create ﬁrst-class educational programs and materials. A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline is required. Must be willing to travel within the United States and abroad. Fluency in a foreign language and international experience strongly desired. Frequent weekend work required. Starting salary high forties. Attractive beneﬁts package including 3 weeks vacation. Send resume with cover letter to: The Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources, Box TTR, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460. Close Date: Until Filled. Loon Research and Education Intern - Acadia National Park of Mount Desert Island, ME, in conjunction with the Somes-Meynell Wildlife Sanctuary, a non-proﬁt conservation and education organization located in Somesville, Maine, are seeking a student or graduate in wildlife studies who could perform a summer internship assisting park and sanctuary staff in monitoring Common Loons on Mount Desert Island as well as conduct variety of wildlife management duties and related projects. The intern would work 40 hours per week with approximately half of this time dedicated to monitoring loon activity on nesting territories across the island and assisting with other loon management activities. The intern must be able to work diligently with a minimum of supervision, demonstrate a high level of responsibility, have reliable transportation to get to the lakes, and be available during daylight hours (some evening work will be required). In addition, the intern should be a strong swimmer, and be very comfortable paddling a kayak on MDI lakes to complete the surveys. Basic equipment needs and mileage reimbursements will be provided. Single occupancy housing
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may also be available. Position runs from mid May to mid August (some ﬂexibility in beginning and ending dates). For a more complete description, please send a response ASAP to the e-mail contact listed. Contact: Somes-Meynell Wildlife Sanctuary and Acadia National Park, David Lamon, email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Elementary Instructor - Science educators: are you interested in expanding your horizons beyond the classroom? The Education Department of the Bronx Zoo, one of the country’s foremost institutions of informal science teaching and conservation education is seeking a dynamic instructor for its elementary level programs. Candidates should have a solid background in science education, wildlife biology, ecology and/or environmental science and a minimum of two years full time teaching experience. A highly interactive teaching approach and creativity are a must; theatrical background is a plus! This position involves program development for parents and teachers in addition to direct instruction of children ages 4-12. Weekend work required. Bilingual in Spanish is a plus. Starting salary mid 30’s. Please send resume with cover letter to hr@wcs. org please type code STEE in subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Education Intern - Construction for Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center will be completed in early September of 2007. The gardens and nature center are located on a 260 acre tract which will include formal gardens and more than 200 acres of natural areas. Interns will have the opportunity to experience a variety of areas of nature education as they complete rotations in areas which include public programs, nature education, science education, children’s gardens, horticulture education and general natural history. Interns will be given the opportunity to hone their teaching skills along with customizing their internship to allow them to follow their selected career goals. Shangri La is a program of the Stark Foundation, a private foundation dedicated to education and the environment. Located in east Texas, Shangri La is approximately 100 miles east of Houston. Located in an area with a low cost of living, interns will receive assistance in ﬁnding housing. Contact: Michael Hoke, Shangri La Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, P.O. Box 1044, Orange, Texas. Email: mhoke@shangrilacenter. org. Close Date: June 15, 2007.
Fellow - The Department of Biological Sciences and the Institute of Applied Sciences at The University of North Texas has an opening for a postdoctoral research fellow in basic and applied ﬁsh physiology. Research will focus on cardiac output and hepatic ﬂow in multiple ﬁsh species, as well as other parameters that inﬂuences the disposition of environmental contaminants in ﬁsh. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and a background in ﬁsheries, physiology or a related discipline. Preference will be given to candidates with experience measuring cardiovascular parameters. This is a one year position, with the possibility of a second year contingent on funding. Start Date: June 2007. To Apply: Candidates should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum Vitae, and the contact information for 3 references to Dr. Duane Huggett at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Forest Ecologist - The School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of forest ecology at the level of Associate or Full Professor. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in a relevant ﬁeld (e.g. forest ecology, forest ecosystems, or community dynamics addressing current issues relating to forest trees or forest ecosystems). A demonstrated record of research excellence is required. Responsibilities will include teaching in the applicant’s area of expertise, and development of a vigorous, extramurally funded research program supporting Master’s and doctoral students. For additional information, see: http://forest.mtu.edu/faculty/openings/. To apply, send curriculum vitae (with complete grants and contracts lists), publication list with selected reprints, and names of three references to: Forest EcologySearch Committee, c/o Dr. David F. Karnosky, Chair, School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931-1295. Questions may be directed to Dr. David F. Karnosky at e-mail: email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Professor - The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University seeks an outstanding individual to join the faculty as an Assistant Professor in quantitative ecology. This position is a 12-month,
tenure-track appointment. This new position is charged with building a successful teaching and research program focused on quantitative approaches to ecology, conservation, and management of wildlife and ﬁshery resources. Appropriate areas of research specialization include investigation of population abundance/dynamics and species interactions, statistical and numerical modeling of ecological processes in space and time, and bioinformatics. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in an appropriate field and a record of research accomplishment as evidenced by authorship of peer-reviewed publications. A record reﬂecting acquisition of extramural research funding and experience in universitylevel teaching also is desirable. Additional information on the Department and Interdisciplinary Research Group in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology websites. To apply, submit electronic curriculum vitae, and statements of teaching and research interests, plus contact information for three references to: Dr. Daniel Roelke, Search Committee Chair, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Instructor of Biology - McKendree College invites applications for a temporary one-year, non tenure-track position to start in the Fall 2007 with the option of applying for the full-time tenure track position for Fall, 2008. Candidate will be teaching Introductory Biology, Principles of Biology II, Genetics, Ecology, and Animal Behavior. A Ph.D. and prior teaching experience are required Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, c.v., three letters of recommendation, and a detailed statement of teaching philosophy to Shirley Jacob, Director of Human Resources, McKendree College, 701 College Road, Lebanon, IL, 62254 or Hr@mckendree.edu. See www.mckendree.edu for more information. Close Date: Until Filled.
Assistant Professor Texas. The Department of Biology at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applicants for a tenuretrack Assistant Professor position in Biology beginning Fall, 2007. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching and develop an externally-funded research program that complements our graduate program. Courses will include General Biology, Comparative Vertebrate Biology, Phylogenetic Systematics, and upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in his/her area of expertise. The candidate will mentor undergraduate and Masters-level graduate students, and participate in departmental and university service. Post-doctoral experience is preferred. Applicants should submit a cover letter, statements of teaching and research goals, a CV, and the names and addresses (including e-mail addresses) of three references to Dr. Neil Ford. Please submit materials electronically (doc or pdf format). Contact Neil Ford at email@example.com . Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Professor - Research (80 %), Extension (20%). Individual will develop a nationally recognized research program in an area related to the ecology and management of arthropod species. Twenty percent extension responsibility includes coordination of the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) program for Kentucky. The successful applicant must have a PhD in Entomology, Ecology, or a closely related ﬁeld, with experience in applied entomology and ecology. Post-doctoral experience is desired. Salary is commensurate with background and experience. The full position description and requirements are at http://www. uky.edu/Ag/Entomology. Applicants should submit a CV, list of publications with up to (5) selected reprints, names and addresses of four individuals who can be contacted for letters of reference, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and an application letter describing their background and expertise speciﬁcally related to this position. Submit applications to: Dr. Lynne Rieske-Kinney, Chair, Insect Ecology Search Committee, University of Kentucky, Department of Entomology, S-225 Ag. Science North, Lexington, KY 40546-0091. Close Date: Until Filled. Tenure Track Position - The Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences at the University of Missouri School of Medicine is seeking a junior-level anatomist for a tenure-track position. We are seeking candidates with strong research programs whose interests complement those of current faculty in the Integrative Anatomy group (http://anatomy. missouri.edu). The University of Missouri provides a collegial environment with substantial opportunities for intellectual creativity and diverse research. The position also includes a commitment to education, including graduate students, medical students, nursing and health care professions students, and undergraduate students. Applicants should be committed to excellence in scholarship, research and teaching. The position requires a PhD or MD, or equivalent professional training and expertise. Preference will be given to individuals with sufﬁcient experience to satisfy criteria for appointment as Assistant Professor on the tenure track, and who have experience teaching a lab-based anatomy course. Applications will be accepted until the position is ﬁlled.
Lecturer - The Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences at the University of Missouri School of Medicine is seeking a non-tenure track lecturer to begin in the Fall of 2007. The primary responsibility of this position will be anatomical education for graduate students, medical students, and/or undergraduate nursing and health care professions students. Preference will be given to individuals with experience teaching a lab-based anatomy course. Candidates with interests in morphology-based research and whose interests complement those of current faculty in the Integrative Anatomy group (http://anatomy.missouri. edu) will be given preference. The Integrative Anatomy Group provides a collegial environment with substantial opportunities for intellectual creativity and diverse research. Applicants should be committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and research. The position requires a PhD or MD, or equivalent professional training and expertise, and is renewable for up to three years. Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, a current CV, and a list of at least three references to: Douglas C. Anthony, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, M263 Medical Sciences Building, University of Missouri School of Medicine, One Hospital Drive, Columbia, MO 65212, or electronically (preferred) to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Associate Professor - The successful applicant will teach up to 12 contact hours each semester during the academic year with 25% release time the ﬁrst year. Course responsibilities may include a new course in the applicant’s specialty area, ﬁsheries or water resources segment of a team-taught introductory natural resources course (lecture and labs), and additional ﬁsheries or water resource courses. The candidate will be expected to advise junior and senior level undergraduates on academic planning and career preparation. The applicant will be expected to maintain an active ﬁsheries research program including graduate students and provide service to the college, university, and community. Preference will be given to individuals who can demonstrate applications of their personal research to solving ecosystem problems. Teaching at least 3 weeks during the summer at our ﬁeld station for additional compensation is required. For further information please contact For more information, contact Dr. Stanley W. Szczytko at (715) 346-4181 (e-mail: email@example.com). Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Research Professor - The Biological Sciences Department of Auburn University invites applications for a non-tenure track position in Biology to establish an independent research program in the energetic and calcium constraints on lactation in bats and other small animals. A Ph.D. in Biology with an emphasis in physiological ecology is required. The candidate selected for this position which begins July 1, 2007 must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States on date appointment is scheduled to begin and must be able to communicate effectively in English. Applicants should submit curriculum vitae and have three letters of reference sent to: Asst. Research Professor Search Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, 101 Life Science Bldg., Auburn University, Auburn, AL 368495407. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Professor - The Department of Biology at William Jewell College, seeks applicants for two 2-year Visiting Assistant Professor positions (non-tenure-track) to begin August 2007. Teaching responsibilities for the Plant Ecologist will include courses in plant biology, evolution & ecology, introductory biology, a course for non-science majors, and possibly an upper level elective in the applicant’s major ﬁeld of study. Teaching responsibilities for the Geneticist will include classes in the areas of genetics, cell & molecular biology, bioinformatics, a course for non-science majors, and possibly an upper level elective in the applicant’s major ﬁeld of study. College teaching experience is desirable and a commitment to excellence in teaching and student mentoring is expected. Candidates must have evidence of a strong record of classroom teaching, and scholarship within their ﬁeld. Ph.D. in the biological sciences is preferred but ABD applicants will be considered. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, brief statement of teaching philosophy, any additional evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three conﬁdential letters of recommendation to: Dr. Tara Allen, Chair, Department of Biology, William Jewell College, 500 College Hill, Liberty, MO 64068. Questions may be directed to allent@william. jewell.edu. Close Date: Until Filled. Professor - The Department of Geography and Environment at Boston University has an opening for a 1-year nontenure track appointment to teach undergraduate physical geography and environmental science courses. The teaching load will be two courses per semester. Speciﬁc courses will include (1) a freshman course in weather and climate, (2) a freshman course in geomorphology, soils, and vegetation; (3) an upper division course in atmospheric science; and (4) an upper division course in biogeography. The successful candidate will have a 9-month faculty appointment as a visiting assistant professor. Applications should include a cover letter providing information related to the candidate’s
Career Changers & Support experience and suitability for the position, a detailed CV, and contact information for three references. Applications should be sent to: Mark Friedl Department of Geography and Environment 675 Commonwealth Avenue Boston MA 02215. Electronic applications in either word or PDF format are acceptable and may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Professor -The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona invites applications for a 1-year non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2007-2008 academic year, beginning August 2007. The successful candidate will teach a course in Mammalogy at the combined undergraduate/graduate level, as well as contributing to three other courses. These courses may include some combination of Introductory Biology (Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior), General Ecology, and General Genetics. There will also be the opportunity to instruct an elective course in the area of the incumbent’s expertise. Applications may be submitted by going to https://www. uacareertrack.com/ and searching for job listing 37751. Close Date: Until Filled. Plant Conservation Biologist - The North Dakota State University Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Plant Conservation Biology. Inquiries about a more advanced position will be considered. A Ph.D. in Biology or a related ﬁeld is required. The successful candidate must develop an externally funded, nationally competitive research program in the area of conservation biology focusing on the evolutionary-ecology of plant and/or plant systems. The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, have strong oral and written English communication skills, and an established record of peer-reviewed publication. The candidate will be expected to participate in the interdisciplinary Environmental and Conservation Sciences Graduate program, and be able to integrate across existing strengths in the department, which include evolutionary conservation biology, regulatorydevelopmental biology and science education. Duties will include teaching in the general areas of conservation biology, evolutionary ecology, and plant biology. The candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a new environmental ﬁeld school in central North Dakota. Demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding is strongly preferred. Postdoctoral and teaching experience preferred. We especially encourage applicants who will increase the participation of women and minorities in the sciences. The position will begin August 15, 2007. Review of applications had begun and will continue until the position is ﬁlled. Applications by email will be accepted. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, up to three representative publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) for three professional references to: Plant Conservation Biology Search Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105 USA; (701) 231-7087; Craig.Stockwell@ndsu. edu. Close Date: Until Filled.
instructions for marketing campaigns. Maintaining P&L reports for promotions, developing applicable response/performance models, recommending strategies for membership list pulls, uploading all campaign level information, and maintaining the budgeting tools. Preparing monthly membership departmental financial reports. Preparing membership departmental ﬁnancial budgets. Qualiﬁcations: College degree. Four years of database marketing analytical experience, preferably in direct marketing environment. Superior quantitative skills and understanding of databases. Excellent organization and communication skills. NWF offers an excellent beneﬁts package. Please apply online at www. nwf.org/careergateway. Close Date: Until Filled. Web Designer - Are you ready to make a difference? Bring your design skills to the Bronx Zoo! We have an immediate opening for an interactive Web Designer to create compelling web layouts and increase our multi-media presence on the Bronx Zoo website and across the Wildlife Conservation Society’s family of websites. The successful candidate is a strong conceptual thinker, has exceptional design skills, and can foster productive working relationships with team members. They will work with the Creative Director to direct and execute interactive projects from initial brief to online launch and will work within designated timelines and budgets. Additional required skills include: Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and interface with other divisional departments. Ability to think strategically and conceptually, manage multiple priorities, anticipate demands and coordinate stringent deadlines. Experience working with marketing and branding divisions preferred. Must possess a passion for consumer-oriented website design, implementation and interactive design. Ability to take projects full cycle; from concept to completion and to project manage. Proven ability to supervise other staff members. Beneﬁts include generous vacation, medical/dental, 401K, pension, tuition reimbursement and on-site parking. Send resume with cover letter and resume to email@example.com; please type code LKWD in subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Executive Assistant - The Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo seeks to hire an Executive Assistant to provide administrative services to the Executive Vice President for Administration/Chief Financial Ofﬁcer and the Vice President for Budget and Financial Planning. The candidate will provide administrative support to the Trustee Committee and is also responsible for managing the staff and activities of the mail room and supports the Ofﬁce of Budget and Planning. Must have at least seven (7) years experience as an executive assistant or ofﬁce manager with demonstrated organizational, interpersonal and communications skills. Candidate must have good judgment and discretion. Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point) required. Beneﬁts include 3 weeks vacation, medical/dental, 401K and on site parking. Send resume / cover letter to include salary history/requirements to: The Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources, Box CFO, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460. Close Date: Until Filled.
Senior Lecturer - A non-tenure track 36-week appointment, School of Forest Resources, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State, University Park. Available 08/01/07. Teach undergraduate courses in Wildlife and Fisheries Measurements (lecture and lab(s)), Conservation Biology (lecture), Mammalogy (lecture) and Mammalogy Lab (labs) annually, curate the Penn State bird and mammal collection, and advise undergraduate students. Research grants may be added to cover summer salary, and there is an expectation that the Lecturer will advise graduate students. Qualiﬁcations include an earned doctorate in wildlife or ﬁsheries science or a closely related discipline, teaching experience, and a demonstrable commitment to education and research. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Dr. Paola Ferreri, Search Committee Chair, School of Forest Resources, Penn State, 408 Forest Resources Building, University Park, PA 16802; telephone 814–863-2095; fax 814-865-3725; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled.
PT Marketing Assistant - Learn about the day-to-day operations of Shedd’s marketing, Public relations and Guest Services department by supporting the team with administrative assignments. Responsible for updating various communication tools on a weekly basis: banner replacement, PR listings, on-hold message, Web initiatives and phone tree. Responsible for upkeep of competitive tracking ﬁles. Responsible for administrative tasks related to marketing activities. Assist with special projects, marketing events and new initiatives. Field marketing related phone activities. Help with coordination of meetings, including scheduling, making arrangements and taking minutes. Perform other duties ad required. REQUIREMENTS: At least two years of college education, working toward degree related to marketing, communications or related field. Special Knowledge and Skills: Motivated self-starter with excellent communication skills and a team player. Eager to learn about marketing at a non-proﬁt institution. Able to handle multiple projects at one time. Basic computer skill with Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to work evenings and weekends as required. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED in this job please submit your resume to John G. Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lakeshore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605, attn: Human Resources. Close Date: Until Filled.
Marketing Analyst - National Wildlife Federation, America’s conservation organization passionate about protecting wildlife for our children’s future, is seeking a dynamic and dedicated worker to serve as Marketing Analyst. This person will be responsible for: Managing preparation of selection
Assistant Director of Ride Operations - The Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo seeks an Assistant Director of Ride Operations to perform highly responsible work in the Guest Services Department To provide overall direction to the management and daily operation of all ride functions; schedule and perform preventative maintenance; make necessary repairs; create and adhere to operating budgets; assist in planning future capital projects, modiﬁcations and improvements. Responsibilities Include but are not limited to: Oversee the interviewing, hiring and training processes of all ride operations employees ensuring that all employees meet the hiring criteria and employment standards of the Guest Services Division and Wildlife Conservation Society; Supervise ride employees to ensure that they are performing all duties according to the departmental standards and operating procedures including grooming, cleanliness and safety; Continually monitor daily
operations to ensure proper stafﬁng levels and number of operating units with consideration given to zoo attendance and operating budgets; Ensure that fulltime staff enforces all disciplinary issues and documenting all disciplinary actions in a timely fashion; Maintain appropriate daily logs and daily written record of all ride safety inspections; Ensure that all necessary preventative maintenance on equipment and units is performed according to manufacturer’s recommendations. Ideal Candidate must have a N.Y. State Master Electrician’s License required; Experience maintaining monorail (people mover) or large scale amusement rides a plus; Familiarity with PLC\relay logic required. Experience in electric control circuit required; Minimum of 5 years experience in mechanical or electro-mechanical field; Experience with variable frequency drives and related AC equipment required; Management experience a plus. Beneﬁts include 3 wks vac, med/den & pension plan. Send cover letter with resume to: WCS, Human Resources Dept., hr@wcs. org please type code STRO in subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Area Supervisor - We have an immediate opening for an Area Supervisor to manage our gift store at the Central Park Zoo. The Supervisor is responsible for sales, customer service, replenishment, presentation, housekeeping, loss prevention and stafﬁng. The successful candidate will bring 3 to 5 years of experience in retail store management and the ability to drive sales with professional selling skills. If you are customer focused retail operations professional this career opportunity is for you! We provide an outstanding work environment and an excellent beneﬁts package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401k retirement plan and tuition beneﬁt. A bachelor’s degree is desired. SAlary is 34,200-$40,000. For immediate consideration please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and salary history to email@example.com. Type LKAS in the subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Store Manager - We are The New York Aquarium on Coney Island, one of ﬁve wildlife parks operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society. Our 2 store retail operation at the Aquarium provides our guests with an exciting shopping experience taht supports our mission of wildlife conservation. The Manager oversees both stores and is responsible for customer service, replenishment, presentation, loss prevention and payroll control. The successful candidate will bring experience in retail store management and the ability to increase sales with professional selling skills. In return for 3 to 5 years of high volume, fast paced retail operations experience we provide an outstanding beneﬁts package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401k retirement plan and tuition beneﬁt. A bachelor’s degree is desired. Salary is $43,000-$50,000. Retailing at the Aquarium is managed by the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Division of Business Services which includes gift shops and food service at all ﬁve parks including the Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo and Prospect Park Zoo. The Manager reports to the Director of Merchandise Services who is based at our Bronx Zoo headquarters. Please send resume with cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, please type code LKAQ in subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Inventory Control Coordinator - We are The Bronx Zoo, one of ﬁve wildlife parks operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society. Our 9 store retail operation at the Bronx Zoo provides our guests with an exciting shopping experience that supports our mission of wildlife conservation. The Inventory Control Coordinator will assist the buyer and store management with product planning and store allocation to achieve sales and inventory investment objectives. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Monitor and analyze rate of sale and inventory levels to ensure that assortments and inventory are presented as planned; Analyze sales performance by classiﬁcation and make recommendations; Develop and manage reporting tools for classification, assortment and inventory level analysis; Assist in controlling shrinkage and damage through site visits and onsite audits; Conduct or participate in daily, weekly, monthly, bi-annual or annual physical inventories. In return for 3 to 5 years of high volume, fast paced retail operations experience we provide an outstanding beneﬁts package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401k retirement plan and tuition beneﬁt. A bachelor’s degree is desired. Salary is $34,000 - $40,000. Please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com, please type LKIC in subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Manager - If you are an IT professional with point-of-sale system experience, this new position is for you! Responsibility includes management of data entry screens, report writing, data bases and credit card systems. You will be the liaison with point of sale vendors for software troubleshooting and will train end users on system operation. Our systems include Micros 9700 for restaurants, Counterpoint Enterprise for retail stores and Gateway Galaxy for ticketing.This position is based at the Bronx Zoo, one of the world’s great wildlife parks and an outstanding work environment. Our beneﬁts package is very competitive and includes health, life and dental insurance, 401k plan, tuition reimbursement, 12 holidays and 3 weeks paid vacation in the ﬁrst year! This is a high proﬁle position that interacts with the operational management in restaurants, retail stores and admissions. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required,
along with the ability to build long-term relationships accross the organization. Ideal candidate must posses a Bachelors Degree and 3-5 relevant work experience. Salary range is $45,00-$55,000. For immediate consideration please e-mail a cover letter, resume and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org, type LKPS in subject, or Fax to 718-733-3412 Attn: LKPS. Close Date: Until Filled. Supervisor of Building & Grounds - The Wildlife Conservation Society at the New York Aquarium in Brooklyn is seeking a Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds to improve, maintain, and sustain the cleanliness, appearance, and operation of the buildings and grounds and its environment. Responsibilities include Scheduling and directing the work, of the Maintenance and Patrollers employees; Inspects and maintains the overall appearance of the facilities buildings and grounds. Candidate must be energetic, responsible and have several years work experience in a maintenance and supervising capacity. Some weekends and holidays may be required. Beneﬁts include medical/dental, 401K, and 3 weeks vacation. Send resume w/cover letter to include salary history/requirements to: Wildlife Conservation Society 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx NY 10460 or email@example.com -type code STBG in subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Security and Admissions Supervisor - The Wildlife Conservation Society at Prospect Park Zoo seeks a highly organized and detail-oriented individual for Supervisor of Security. Responsibilities include providing a safe and secure environment for all staff, volunteers and visitors to the park. Safeguard the well being of the park’s living animal collection; to provide and supervise protection of all of the WCS’s physical assets including buildings, exhibits, vehicles and all other properties. Must possess a valid NY driver’s license, proﬁcient in MS Ofﬁce, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a team player. Must be available to work nights, weekends and holidays. Salary Mid 30’s - Low 40’s. Send resume w/cover letter to include salary requirements to: The Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources, Box STSS, 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460 or email firstname.lastname@example.org; Please type code STSS in subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Jr. Architectural Designer - The Exhibition and Graphic Arts Department (EGAD) for the Wildlife Conservation Society is looking for a Jr. Architectural Designer for immediate hire. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture as well as 1—2 years experience in a design ofﬁce or a successful completion of an internship within a design ofﬁce, or both. The candidate must be proﬁcient in both AutoCAD and Microsoft Ofﬁce Suite, as a minimum. WCS is the conservation organization that is a leader in innovative exhibitry, interpretation, and zoo and aquarium design. Working primarily from the Bronx Zoo, the successful candidate will become integral to the planning, design, and production of our new exhibits in the New York area and in conservation programs worldwide. For more information please visit www.wcs.org. Send resume w/cover letter to include salary requirements to: The Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources, email@example.com; Please type code STJA in subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Manager of Human Health Services - The Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo is seeking a bright, self-motivated, individual for the Manager, Human Health Services position in the Wildlife Health Sciences Department. Responsibilities include providing visitor’s ﬁrst aid services in a cordial and efﬁcient manner, supervise the nurse and/or EMT staff, ensure the effective provision of First Aid and employee health services 7 days/ week, 365 days/year, maintain a close working relationship with the consulting physician, apply new technology to improve the efﬁciency and productivity of the First Aid Station and the employee health program, maintain all certiﬁcations required for the position including CPR trainer, TB Administration, Deﬁbrillator Operation and whatever additional certiﬁcations are appropriate or required to provide quality care to visitors and employees and work with human resources, the safety ofﬁcer, the environmental compliance ofﬁcer, the comptrollers ofﬁce, insurance providers and other WCS departments to resolve outstanding human health issues. Qualifications:Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner. Additional qualifications in occupational health a plus; Certification in CPR training, TB Test Administration and certification/authorization for limited medication administration as prescribed via standing orders by consulting physician; Additional certiﬁcations in occupational health areas a plus; Comprehension and ﬂuency in oral and written English language; Quality interpersonal skills; Supervisory experience. Beneﬁts include generous vacation, medical/dental, 401K and on site parking Please send a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Wildlife Conservation Society, firstname.lastname@example.org please type in subject code STHS. Close Date: Until Filled. Catering Supervisor - The Wildlife Conservation Society located at the Bronx Zoo is seeking a Catering Supervisor. We are The Bronx Zoo, flagship park of the Wildlife Conservation Society; providing food service to over 2,000,000 visitors every year.The Catering Supervisor manages and coordinates the daily operation of our inhouse catering department; including delivery, set-up,
Career Changers & Support merchandising and service. All catering is done on premise at the Bronx Zoo.Reporting to the Bronx Zoo’s Assistant Director of Restaurant Services, the Supervisor will also meet with clients and assist with the planning of events. This is a “hands-on” position that requires a ﬂexible schedule. The successful candidate will bring a minimum of 3 years restaurant/catering experience, strong organizational skills and experience managing hourly food service staff.Our 265 acre wildlife park offers a unique work environment and we provide an outstanding beneﬁts package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401k retirement plan and tuition beneﬁt. For immediate consideration please e-mail a cover letter, resume and salary history to email@example.com and copy firstname.lastname@example.org. Type LKCS in subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Manager of Security and Admissions - The Wildlife Conservation Society at Prospect Park Zoo seeks a highly organized and detail-oriented individual for Manager of Security and Admissions. Responsibilities include managing Security and Admissions Departments personnel directly and indirectly through subordinates, delegating responsibility to supervisory personnel as appropriate; instruct, document, and familiarize security and admissions staff in matters of safety and emergency procedures and other pertinent material; Safeguard the well being of the park’s living animal collection; to provide and supervise protection of all of the WCS’s physical assets including buildings, exhibits, vehicles and all other properties. Must possess a valid NY driver’s license, proﬁcient in MS Ofﬁce, Advanced Emergency Training preferred (e.g., Fire, HazMat Counter-terrorism, Crowd Control, etc),excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a team player. Must be available to work nights, weekends and holidays. Send resume w/cover letter to include salary requirements to: The Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources, Box STMS, 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460 or email email@example.com; Please type code STMS in subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Production Coordinator - EGAD is looking for a Production Coordinator for immediate hire. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in exhibit design, environmental graphic design, or industrial design, as well as 1-3 years experience in coordinating the design, production and installation of exhibits. Must be proﬁcient in Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Creative suite and Vectorworks or equivalent drafting program. WCS is the conservation organization that is a leader in innovative exhibitry, interpretation, and zoo and aquarium design. Working primarily from the Bronx Zoo, the successful candidate will become integral to the planning, design, and production of our new exhibits in the New York area and in conservation programs worldwide. For more information visit our website: wcs.org. Mail cover letter and resume to: Wildlife Conservation Society, EGAD/PC, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10460. No calls, please. Close Date: Until Filled.
Editor Journal of Applied Ecology, one of the four international journals published by the British Ecological Society, is seeking a ﬁfth editor to help strengthen the Journal’s coverage of a number of topical ﬁelds and to raise its proﬁle worldwide. The editors work together to determine journal direction and increase the reputation and quality of the Journal, in addition to being responsible for handling submitted manuscripts. This is a part-time post for a practicing ecologist, based at the postholder’s normal place of work, although funds are available to allow editors to meet with each other, and to interact with other ecologists at important international events, as well as covering editorial costs. We would particularly welcome applicants with expertise in animal population dynamics and management, population estimation and monitoring, statistics or modelling in applied ecology, as well as those working outside the University sector or based outside the UK. For further details, please see the position description. Close Date: Until Filled.
Account Executive - The Group Sales department of the Wildlife Conservation Society-with headquarters at the world famous Bronx Zoo- is currently seeking a professional and self motivated account executive to be a part this new venture! Responsibilities: Generate new accounts and maintain current accounts; Meet and exceed individual sales quotas; Make extensive outside sales calls; Adhere to established sales guidelines. The ideal candidate must possess: 1-2 years experience in outside sales (hospitality or attraction industry preferred); Strong organizational skills; Strong communication skills (verbal, listening, writing); Proven negotiation and networking skills; Experience in building business relationships; A desire to create a unique guest experience while maximizing revenue. Weekends and
overnight travel may be required. Salary $44,650-$48,500 and annual sales bonus program. Beneﬁts include medical, dental, tuition reimbursement, pension, on-site parking, 3 weeks vacation, and 401k. E-mail resume /cover letter/salary requirement to: firstname.lastname@example.org Type LKSR in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Supervisor of Operations and Maintenance - The Wildlife Conservation Society seeks two full time Supervisors of O & M at the Central Park Zoo and the Prospect Park Zoo and a provisional Supervisor of O & M at the Queens Zoo to control daily operation of the O & M dept. & assist Manager w/ planning & execution of special projects. Responsibilities include supervising & assigning daily work orders to staff, performing daily site inspections, and coordinating preventative maintenance program. Candidate must be energetic, responsible and have several yrs work experience in a maintenance capacity. Weekends/some holidays are required. Salary range is mid to high $30’s. Beneﬁts include medical/dental, 401K, 3 wks vac. Interested candidates send resume / cover letter to include salary history to: The Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources, Box SUPOM, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460 or email@example.com. Close Date: Until Filled. Technical Sales - Involves coordination of ﬁsh biology, equipment function and customer needs to promote and sell equipment in the public aquarium and aquaculture industries. Some travel required. Undergraduate degree in Fisheries related ﬁeld. Experience with indoor recirculating systems and equipment. Must be able to relate well with all types of people . $1970-$2500 plus commission after training. Contact: Roci Brawner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Manager - The Assistant Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of training as well as school group entry for the Visitor Services Department. The qualiﬁed candidate for this position will perform hands-on training of all new and returning Visitor Services staff to ensure a complete understanding of job functions, conduct regular workshops for the purpose of retraining when necessary, design a training PowerPoint presentation to include general Visitor Services policies and procedures, safety and security, and specialized training for each position, and design a departmental orientation program with general Zoo information and in-depth grounds tours to ensure thorough knowledge of all areas as it relates to the guest. This person will also design, train, and direct all aspects of the school group admissions process, and maintain exceptional standards of customer service, cleanliness and physical appearance of all Visitor Services locations and staff. Other responsibilities include training, scheduling, directing, overseeing, and evaluating staff, hiring and training cashiers specializing in school group access and preparing payroll time sheets and monthly schedules for all Eagle Gate staff. This person will also collaborate with the other Assistant Managers on all matters concerning personnel, work with Human Resources to insure appropriate stafﬁng levels during all seasons, and assist the Human Resources department in the hiring process; to include candidate selection and interview process, maintenance of personnel forms and scheduling of Zoo orientation. Minimum Qualiﬁcations: Education: Associates Degree in Business, Hospitality or related discipline; Bachelors degree preferred. Experience/ Training: A minimum of three years in a supervisory role, two years related experience in the hospitality industry; Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, including Microsoft Outlook; Familiarity with common cash handling procedures; Valid driver’s license; and, Six months as an educational trainer of job related duties or assistance in training personnel. Equipment/Working Conditions: Must be able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including telephone computer, computerized register, 2-way radio, vehicles, hand tools, gardening/carpentry tools and machinery, etc. Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, 25 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects; Stand and walk up to 8 hours per day and sit up to 2 hours per day; Must be able to walk large areas of the Zoo as needed; and, Must be able to work outdoors in all seasons and weather conditions. Contact: Lisa Grosman Email: email@example.com Email Subject Line: Zoo Employment- Assistant Manager, Staff Development and School Admissions. Close Date: Until Filled. Intern Supervisor - The Intern Supervisor is responsible for recruiting, training and supervising the team of animal care interns, ensuring that proper care is given to all animals at WRR according to approved WRR protocols and standards. The Intern Supervisor assists the Animal Care Manager as needed in oversight of the clinic and sanctuary, trains new staff members and is responsible for inventory and supply orders. Education and Experience: An ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree (B. S.) in Biology, Zoology, Environment Studies, or related ﬁeld; strong wildlife husbandry and rehabilitation background, primarily with mammals, birds and reptiles; direct supervisory experience; ability to work outdoors in all types of weather; ability to interact and communicate with the public; excellent safety and driving record; ability to lift 50 lbs; and ability to
operate a standard transmission motor vehicle. Beneﬁts: Starting Salary at $24,000/yr. Medical, retirement, and vacation benefits available after a 90-day orientation period. Potential for on-site, low-cost housing. Please visit our website for additional information; www.wildlife-rescue. org/involved/index.html. If you are interested in applying for this position, please fax or email a resume, cover letter, and three references to the address below. Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation Noelle Adams, Animal Care Manager P.O. Box 369 Kendalia TX 78027, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: (830) 336-3733. Close Date: Until Filled.
with clearly deﬁned learning objectives that are targeted at helping students achieve mastery of selected academic content standards at each grade level. Writers are being sought who have experience developing standards-based instructional materials (units and lesson plans) as well as other instructional materials such as adopted textbooks. The content focus of the EEI Model Curriculum varies by grade but includes California’s academic content standards in science, history/social science, English/language arts, and mathematics. Please see posted RFQ for details http://www.creec.org/stories/storyReader$198. Close Date: Until Filled.
Senior Coordinator National Wildlife Federation is seeking a dynamic and dedicated worker to serve as Senior Coordinator. Qualifications: B.A. or B.S. in environmental education, communications, human relations/ psychology, or related subject. 4 years experience in volunteer administration and management, project management or fund-raising. Knowledge and experience with volunteer management and administration, including coordinating small-scale and large-scale events. Ability to work independently with dual virtual supervisors. Self-motivated and proﬁcient with Microsoft applications. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Please apply online at www. nwf.org/careergateway. Close Date: Until Filled.
Marketing Manager National Wildlife Federation, America’s conservation organization passionate about protecting wildlife for our children’s future, is seeking a Membership Marketing Manager who will develop, implement and evaluate direct marketing strategies, both email/Web and direct mail, to maximize net revenue. Qualiﬁcations: Four year undergraduate degree in Business, Marketing or Communications. Five years direct marketing experience. Email/Web fundraising experience a strong plus. Experience with Convio or similar email marketing system a strong plus. NWF offers an excellent beneﬁts package. Please apply online at www.nwf.org/careergateway. Close Date: June 15, 2007.
Research Assistant The Woods Hole Research Center has a Research Assistant position open with responsibilities in GIS, remote sensing and statistical modeling. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree required, with experience in remote sensing, geographic information systems, programming, and processing/manipulating spatial data sets. Required skills: ArcGIS, Erdas Imagine/PCI Geomatics (or comparable), MS Access, batch programming/scripting; spoken and written fluency in English; excellent communication and public presentation skills. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to email@example.com. Deadline: 15 June 2007. Detailed information at http://whrc. org/about_us/jobs.htm.
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