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  • Lesser prairie-chicken research technician

    • Employer: Kansas State University
      Location: Elkhart, Kansas
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 04/01/2019
      Open Until Filled: No

    One seasonal field technician position is available at the USGS Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit within the Division of Biology at Kansas State University. As a part of a collaborative conservation and research effort, we are seeking skilled individuals to assist with a lesser prairie-chicken translocation project in Elkhart, KS.

    A successful applicant will possess abilities and expertise with VHF radio-telemetry, identification of prairie plant species, and demonstrated ability to collect vegetation data on public and private land. A valid driver’s license is required, and experience with four wheel drive vehicles is preferred. Duties will consist of 40% vegetation data collection, 40% radio telemetry monitoring, and 20% electronic data entry.

    Current undergraduate students in Natural Resources, Biology, or an equivalent field are encouraged to apply.  We offer a competitive salary, ranging between $1,500 and $2,000 per month depending on experience, and support training opportunities for field and lab techniques.

    This is a temporary position for summer 2019 with a flexible start and end date. To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information of three references as a single pdf to Liam Berigan (berigan@ksu.edu) and Carly Aulicky (caulicky@ksu.edu), with the subject line as "LPC Technician Application <your name>". Please also include the first date you would be available and, if you have one, a hard end date.

    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. All applications should be submitted no later than April 1st, 2019, and all applicants will be notified no later than April 14th, 2019.

    Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities, protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Background check is required.



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