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The American Bird Conservancy is looking for motivated individuals to fill two positions to work effectively with private forest landowners and local partners in Minnesota to implement best management practices for Golden-winged Warblers and other wildlife associated with early successional habitat on public and private lands. More information provided here.
Minnesota Golden-winged Warbler Private Lands Coordinator
Minnesota Golden-winged Warbler Public Lands Coordinator
The MNDNR Minnesota Biological Survey is seeking a temporary field herpetologist to assist with field surveys of amphibians and reptiles.
The Delaware Office of Natural Resources is seeking an Environmental Program Manager I. The incumbent in this position will supervise, coordinate and oversee the revision and implementation of the State Wildlife Action Plan, as well as oversee species and habitat data management associated with conservation planning and environmental reviews.
The Fish, Wildlife, and Plant Resources Program of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe is seeking applicants for a Wildlife Biologist with an emphasis in rare species. This position will assist with a wide variety of wildlife monitoring, enhancement projects with the emphasis on non-game and rare, threatened and endangered species. Please visit the Band's website for more information and to apply.
The Department of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries at the University of Tennessee, Institute of Agriculture, is seeking qualified applicants for a nine-month, non-tenure track lecturer position in Wildlife & Fisheries Management for the academic year beginning August 2013.
Dr. Stuart A. Ludsin (Ohio State University -Aquatic Ecology Lab) has two years of funding for a Post-doctoral Scientist to use GIS and statistical modeling approaches to understand land-use and climate-change impacts on stream biodiversity in western Lake Erie's watershed and also help identify appropriate agricultural conservation strategies for the region.
The Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center (NPWRC) is seeking applicants for a short-term Ecologist. An individual is needed to organize and synthesize legacy datasets of the Woodworth Study Area. The individual will need a MS degree, or a BS and at least 1 year of graduate study, in wildlife, natural resources, botany, or related field.
The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board is accepting applications for a Water Resources Supervisor to be responsible for and oversee the water quality area in the management of water quality, water quantity and aquatic vegetation programs including oversight of lake, storm-water and beach monitoring programs for the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB).
The Minnesota Zoo invites applications for two postdoctoral scientist positions - one for a wolf-moose predation project and the other for a deer-moose parasite transmission project. The positions are located primarily in Duluth, MN with field work in Northeastern MN. Please apply by April 17, 2013.
The Tofte Ranger District on the Superior will have two naturalist positions available for the Summer Resort Naturalist Program on the North Shore. Candidates will have experience in interpretation, education, or in the fields of natural and cultural history.
The University of Minnesota's Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis Laboratory is seeking four motivated, mature, and hard working U of M students (graduate or undergraduate) to conduct full-time field work in Minnesota in the summer of 2013. Students will work in teams of two to visit several hundred field sample locations to collect wetland vegetation information.
Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center is currently seeking one Biological Science Technician (student contractor) for a grassland bird study in the Northern Great Plains. The study is an evaluation of the response of grassland birds to management treatments (no disturbance, fire, livestock grazing, and grazing/fire) that are being sued to restore native grasslands on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lands in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Minnesota.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 Conservation Corps Minnesota apprenticeship summer program. Conservation Corps MN provides hands-on environmental stewardship and service-learning opportunities to youth and young adults while accomplishing energy conservation, natural resource management projects and emergency response work.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is accepting applications for a Wildlife Biologist position. This Waite Park, MN position will involve proposing, designing, and conducting habitat movement projects on privately owned lands with emphasis on wetland, upland (grassland) and riparian restoration and enhancement.
The Wetlands Research Group of the MNDNR is advertising seasonal position openings for NR Technicians (those who will have at least an AA degree in Natural Resources or related field, and will be available to work into Sept).
The Anoka Conservation District is accepting applications for a Water Resource Technician position in Ham Lake, MN. The Water Resource Technician will be responsible for maintaining a consistently high level of work, meeting all reasonable requested deadlines, and responding in a timely manner to all requests for service.
Each year, Environment America hires college graduates with the passion, the commitment and the talent it takes to stand up to polluters, organize public support and fight for our environmental values. As an Environment America Fellow, you will get a two-year crash course in the nuts and bolts of environmental activism and advocacy.
The Klamath National Forest is extending the deadline for outreach response for a Permanent Full-time Wildlife Biologist, GS-0486-11 position to be located in the Supervisor's Office in Yreka, California. To express interest, please contact Susan Stresser at email@example.com. by close of business on March 15, 2013.
A research project at Wilfrid Laurier University funded by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission has 3 graduate student positions to conduct laboratory and field research on physiological and environmental factors that allow sea lampreys to survive lampricide treatments. More information is available here.
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is seeking applicants for a Temporary Water Quality Support position. The Water Quality Support position will assist with monitoring of
The Texas Park and Wildlife Department is seeking applicants for several Temporary Fish and Wildlife Technician positions in Port O'Connor, Corpus Christi, Rockport, Dickinson, Palacios, Brownsville, and Port Arthur. Each position is responsible for assisting with the collection, recording, and editing of fishery-dependent and independent data in each location's ecosystem.
The Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Program in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University invites applicants for a 12-month, non-tenure track position as either a Lecturer or Teaching Assistant Professor. Responsibilities include teaching 3-4 undergraduate courses/year; leading group advising for undergraduate students; and fostering a strong sense of community among students in the undergraduate degree.
The Metropolitan Council seeks applications for a Senior Researcher position. The primary purpose of this position is to perform quantitative and qualitative research on Metropolitan Regional Park System visitors and the general population including but not limited to: annual visit estimates at park and trail units, recreation activities pursued at the park or trail unit, visitor demographics, visitor residence/travel distance to park or trail, etc.
The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking a Large River Ecologist to lead field research teams in the collection of fish population monitoring data. This position will be located at the Illinois River Biological Station in Havana, Illinois.
Inter-Fluve, Inc. is seeking an Engineer and/or Geomorphologist to assist with complex river restoration and engineering projects. We are an engineering firm that specializes in investigations, design, and restoration of aquatic ecosystems. The ideal candidate will have experience/training in fluvial processes, geomorphology, engineering, hydrology, and hydraulics to be able to assist in the assessment, design, and construction of river restoration projects.
The State of Kentucky's Department for Environmental Protection seeks applications for an Environmental Education Specialist position. The position will promote the Division of Water's goals and objectives by providing education, outreach, and technical assistance on point and nonpoint source pollution issues with other agencies and organizations.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking a Grouse Project Leader for the Forest Wildlife Populations and Research Group. The Grouse Project Leader will design, execute, and report independent and original research on forest and prairie grouse, coordinate surveys of grouse populations, and serve as a state expert on grouse ecology.
The US Forest Service (Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area) is seeking an Administrative Specialist in Hood River, Oregon. The incumbent will be expected to provide leadership and advice in the management of all business functions for the unit. The Administrative Specialist is a full member of the Leadership Team.
The Lochsa, Moose Creek, and Powell Ranger Districts (Central Zone) will be filling a Forestry Technician (Wilderness/Trails) GS-0462-08/09. The duty station and primary work station is located at Fenn Ranger Station, Idaho but the incumbent will work across the Zone. This position serves as a field going staff with supervisory duties over field crews. This position will directly supervise up to 5 employees annually.
The Shawnee National Forest is outreaching for a Realty Specialist (Lands Program Manager) position, GS-1170-12. The duty station is located at the Supervisor's Office in Harrisburg, Illinois. For additional details on the position, you may call Laura Lecher at (618) 253-1015 or Monica Neal at (618) 253-1001.
Oregon State University and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) seek a Post-doctoral Research Scientist in Tropical Ecology and Global Change Biology. The post-doc will be based at Oregon State University. Extensive field work will be focused on tropical freshwater wetlands and mangroves in select countries of Africa, Latin America, and Asia.
University of Alaska Southeast is recruiting for an Assistant Professor of Fisheries Technology. You will serve as a program manager and instructor for the UAS FIsheries Technology program, which is based in beautiful Sitka, Alaska.
The University of Washington seeks four new full-time, nine-month, tenure track faculty members to develop high impact research, teaching, and outreach as part of a new Freshwater Sciences Initiative on the Seattle and tacoma campuses.
The Department of Biological Sciences (Murray State University) invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin August 2013. The candidate hired to this position will teach general biology and classes in Wildlife Management, Wildlife Policy & Administration, and Wildlife Techniques. He or she will also conduct research, pursue external funding, and supervise student research at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The Oregon State University Marine Mammal Institute seeks two full-time faculty positions. Both positions will be based at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Oregon.
Cetacean Ecologist (Posting #0009881) - The MMI seeks an individual with demonstrated potential to develop a strong research program in whale telemetry and to provide continuity with the existing research group.
Marine Mammal Behavioral Ecologist/Sea Grant Extension Specialist (Posting #0009875): The MMI seek an individual with potential to develop a strong research program in the behavioral ecology of marine mammals, as well as strong skills in engaging stakeholders and the public on management issues.
A Ph.D. assistantship in wildlife ecology is anticipated for Summer-Fall 2013 in the Swihart lab at Purdue University (http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~
The successful candidate will have demonstrated interest and proficiency in vertebrate ecology and statistics. Familiarity with landscape ecology, agricultural crop production systems, and with R, ArcView and ArcGIS is helpful. Candidates should have a GPA of at least 3.2 and a cumulative V+Q GRE score of at least 1200 (308 revised).
Purdue University is Indiana’s land-grant institution, with an enrollment of over 40,000 students. Its Department of Forestry and Natural Resources is a broad environmental unit with nationally ranked programs in Ecology/Evolutionary Biology and Forest Science (www.ag.purdue.edu/fnr). The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the department’s interdisciplinary Quantitative Ecology group and university-wide interdisciplinary initiatives such as the Center for the Environment, Center for Ecological Sustainability, and Purdue Climate Change Research Center.
To apply: Please email a CV and short (1-page) letter of interest, including cumulative GPA, GRE scores, and contact telephone numbers and email addresses for three references to Professor and Head, Rob Swihart (firstname.lastname@example.org). Graduate stipends currently are $20,915 per year and include tuition waivers. All inquiries must be received by 5 January 2013 to be considered for admission. Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.
Friends of the Mississippi River (FMR) is seeking a Volunteer and Event Registrar to be responsible for coordinating individual and group preregistration for FMR programs and events (approx. 60/yr), communicating with participants before and after events and tracking program participation.