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Bird Point-count Technicians (3)
Job Type: full-time temporary position
Location: New Hampshire
Posting Date: 8 Feb 14
Closing Date: 30 Apr 14
Individuals applying should be able to identify eastern U.S. forest birds by sight and sight and have prior experience watching or studying birds outside of the classroom. Previous work conducting avian point-counts is preferred. We are seeking applicants with good color vision, able to hike and work alone in remote, rugged, and steep terrain, and with an interest in avian behavioral and population ecology.
Field work starts on 18 May and lasts 8-10 weeks (late Jul). Lakeside housing plus a stipend of $400 per week, internet access, and utilities will be provided. Many opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, swimming, and birding can be found in the immediate area.
Contact Information:To apply, send cover letter, CV, and contact information for 2 job references to firstname.lastname@example.org c/o Dr. Scott Sillett, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center. Please provide application materials in one document and include “Last Name_Bird Point-count Technician” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
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