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  • Grassland Bird Nest Technicians

    • Employer: Emporia State University
      Location: Field base in Great Bend, Kansas
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 04/30/2019
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    Job Description:  Assist research team studying grassland bird responses to cattle grazing and plant diversity in CRP grasslands of Kansas, late spring-summer 2019.  One or two individuals needed to assist with nest searching and monitoring and measurements of nestlings, including blood samples, May 20 - July 27 (arrive by May 19).  Must be able to work independently and with a team, be cordial to landowners, and be tolerant of hot weather, physical labor, early starts, long hours, 6-day work weeks, and living in close quarters with other technicians in rural Kansas.  Housing and field vehicles provided.    

    Qualifications:  Academic training in biology / ecology.  Previous experience in field ecology desired.  Must be able to tolerate demanding schedules, field conditions, and living in close quarters with field crews, and also be able to transport themselves to field station residences. 

    To apply, email a cover letter, noting position of interest, and CV with 3 references to Dr. William E. Jensen at wjensen1@emporia.edu (postal address:  Department of Biological Sciences, Campus Box 4050, Emporia State University, 1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS  66801).

    Salary:   $4400 / 10-week season

    Deadline for applications:       30 April 2019

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