Field Assistants needed early/mid-May to early August for an on going study of the mating system of the White-throated Sparrow. Research will be conducted at the Cranberry Lake Biological Station in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. Field assistants will aid in nest searching, mist-netting, banding, sampling blood for parentage, behavioral observations, GPS/GIS, and assisting graduate student research projects.
Significant progress towards or obtainment of a B.S in Biology, Zoology, Ecology or related field desirable, but not necessary. Previous experience in field environments is strongly preferred.
Prerequisites include patience, persistence, a passion for field ecology, as well as being able to spend long hours out in the field. Must be capable of living at a remote biological station.
Stipend includes room and board at the Field Station for the duration of the assistantship. Applications will be reviewed until the positions are filled.
TO APPLY: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting February 15, 2020. Send CV/resume and names, phone numbers and email addresses of 3 references to:
PhD Student in Biology (Ecology)
Indiana State University