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    • Employer: University of Wisconsin - Madison
      Location: Wisconsin, Madison & Sierra Nevada, California
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 08/01/2018
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    Project Leader

    Forest Owls in the Sierra Nevada, California


    Wildlife Ecology Program

    Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology

    University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Madison, Wisconsin


    PROJECT DESCRIPTION: I am seeking an outstanding wildlife ecologist to act as a project leader for a large-scale bioacoustics survey of forest owls in the Sierra Nevada, California. The successful applicant would lead a team of 6 to 11 field technicians surveying forest owls at bioregional scales using passive acoustic survey approaches. The successful applicant would be responsible for hiring, purchasing, and coordinating all field work. The successful applicant would also be responsible for leading bioacoustic analyses, conducting basic data analyses and summarization, and report writing. The project leader would be supervised by Zach Peery, the PI on the project (http://labs.russell.wisc.edu/peery/).


    REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must possess bachelor’s degree and preferably a master’s degree in wildlife ecology or closely related field by the start date. Prior experience leading field crews is also required.


    SALARY AND CONDITIONS: This 2-year position will start in October 2018. The successful applicant will be based out of Madison, Wisconsin but will lead field work in the Sierra Nevada for 3 to 4 months in the spring and summers. The annual salary will be $40,000 to $52,000 depending on experience, with summer housing provided.  


    APPLICATION/CONTACT INFORMATION: To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter outlining your interests and background and a curriculum vitae (including contact information for three professional references) as either PDF or MS Word files to Connor Wood at cwood9@wisc.edu with ‘Project Leader Application’ in the subject line. Application materials must be submitted by Aug 1, 2018 to receive full consideration. 


    FURTHER INFORMATION: For further information, please contact Connor Wood at cwood9@wisc.edu via email.

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