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Research Associate


Indiana University


Bloomington Indiana


United States

Last Date to Apply:

27 Nov 2017


The Environmental Resilience Institute @ IU in association with the Department of Biology at Indiana University is seeking a Research Associate (RA) to help oversee lab and field research and other activities related to the IU Grand Challenge, Prepared for Environmental Change.
The RA will participate in monitoring migratory birds, lead efforts to breed wild birds in captivity for conservation purposes, study adaptive responses to environmental change, and monitor disease vectors. The RA will contribute to environmental research at the Kent Farm Research Station and other properties belonging to the IU Research and Teaching preserve. The RA will also occasionally participate in outreach activities, e.g. a bird camp with local school children and field trips involving classes at the university. A particular one-time task will be to oversee improvements to the research station and outdoor animal holding facilities. Another task will be to establish and help maintain an array of automated animal tracking towers (radio-telemetry). The technician will report to cluster leaders Ellen Ketterson and Keith Clay and to the Director of the Kent Farm Research Station, Adam Fudickar.


B.S. in Biology or related field required, M.S. preferred. Ample field experience required, management experience preferred. Must be willing to travel around the state.


For questions about the position, contact Adam Fudickar (afudicka@indiana.edu).
For all other questions, contact Jeremy Bennett (jebennet@indiana.edu).


$40,000 plus full benefits


Please submit 1) a brief cover letter describing your research/educational background, and why you’re interested in the position and the date you are available to start, 2) a CV, and 3) the names and contact info (including email addresses and phone numbers) of three references to: http://indiana.peopl...m/postings/4800 or email them to Jeremy Bennett (jebennet@indiana.edu). Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.