Jump to content
Ornithology Exchange
  • Postdoctoral position in Avian Ecology

    Guest Martha Desmond
    • Employer: New Mexico State University
      Location: Las Cruces, NM
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 10/31/2022
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    Description: The postdoctoral fellow will be located at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces and will  be part of a dynamic team (NMSU Drs. Martha Desmond and Tim Wright, USGS Dr. Abby Lawson, and LANL Dr. Jeanne Fair) formed from a newly funded USDA Hispanic Serving Institutions grant that mentors URM graduate and undergraduate student research on migratory birds and climate change with interests in drought, fire, avian health, and interactive anthropogenic effects. The postdoctoral fellow will have flexibility in research direction related to migratory birds and can join funded research related to effects of artificial light on migratory movements, Bendire’s Thrasher breeding/non-breeding ecology and movement including use of MOTUS, and pinyon jay ecology in relation to forest management and energy development.   New Mexico State University is a Hispanic Serving Institution with a strong commitment to its diverse student body. The postdoctoral fellow will develop collaborative research and serve on mentorship teams for URM students.


    Qualifications: PhD in Ecology or closely related field; demonstrated ability to publish research results; ability to follow through on project deliverables; experience with ornithological field methods; strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work independently and part of a collaborative team; experience designing  and executing field research, ability to apply strong, cutting edge quantitative approaches to data analysis; demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in science. Individuals from underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


    To Apply: Please submit your application through our online portal (link below). Applications should include: (1) a letter of interest that describes your qualifications and interest for research emphasis related to this position, (2) CV, (3) names and contact information for 3 professional references, (4) writing sample (ie. published manuscript or dissertation) and (5) unofficial transcripts from your graduate institution(s).


    Application Portal: https://airtable.com/shrnL3jLSYtr28TnJ

    User Feedback

    Recommended Comments

    There are no comments to display.

    Join the conversation

    You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
    Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

    Add a comment...

    ×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

      Only 75 emoji are allowed.

    ×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

    ×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

    ×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • If the resources provided by the Ornithology Exchange are valuable to you,  please consider making a donation to support the OE,  through the Ornithology Council's PayPal Link. Thank you for your support!

  • Create New...