Pay Range: $42,982 per year or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: Conduct research and serve as research project coordinator for several bird related research projects within the Idaho Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit. The position will lead all logistics associated with several sponsored projects; will organize and implement all logistics for the research projects, including hiring and training seasonal research technicians, writing and implementing field protocols for data collection, QA/QC of all data collected, data management, analyses of data, report writing, and permit renewals and compliance.
-Education: MS in Wildlife Sciences, Natural Resources, Ecology, Conservation Biology, or related field and two years of related professional experience -Experience with rail trapping methods -Proficiency with methods for attaching radio transmitters to rails -Experience with statistics programs -Experience with spreadsheets, GIS software, and database management -Experience as a supervisor -Must posses a valid drivers license and be able to meet Policy requirements for driving University vehicles.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills -Demonstrated ability to work independently as a project coordinator and as part of a collaborative group -Working and communicating with a wide variety of groups, including other researchers, agency biologists, and public stakeholders Self-motivated with skills in time and data organization/management -Must have ability to supervise temporary help employees in field settings
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: -Lift, carry and/or otherwise move at least 50 lbs -Must be able to hike to remote research locations and work within harsh weather and hiking conditions such as excessive heat, humidity, bugs, and various weather types.
Posting Number: SP002346P
Posting Date: 10/17/2019
Closing Date: 11/15/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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