Bird Job from Cornell -- Jan. 15
Jan 17, 2005 17:10 PST
This regional job was sent by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
FIELD RESEARCH ASSISTANTS (3) needed 25 May to 15 Aug 2005 for a study of
Yellow-billed Cuckoo distribution and abundance in riparian areas of Arizona.
Duties include attending initial training, surveying for cuckoos using
specific survey protocols, conducting habitat measurements and insect sampling,
collecting GIS-based data, and assisting in a telemetry study. Applicants must
have the ability to work independently and be self-motivated, to work long days
in hot weather and thick, sometimes thorny plants, and possess good bird
identification skills (sight and sound), experience with avian behavioral
studies and plant identification. Experience with using radio telemetry to track
birds is desirable but not required. Salary is $12.00 per hour plus $10 per
diem when in the field. Camping at or near the sites may be required. 4-wheel
drive vehicle preferable, mileage will be reimbursed. Send a letter of interest
and a resume detailing your experience with email addresses and phone
numbers of 3 references to MATTHEW JOHNSON, Colorado Plateau Research Station, (EM:
_Matthewemail@example.com_ (mailto:Matthew.-@nau.edu) ).
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