lunes, 15 de diciembre de 2008

Asistentes de campo en Australia

FIELD ASSISTANTS: We are looking for field assistants to help monitor a
color-banded population of purple-crowned fairy-wrens in the Kimberley,
Australia. Start date: anytime from Mar 2009. Time period: 3 months
minimum. Duties include regular censusing of color-banded birds,
searching for and monitoring nests, quantifying territory quality,
mist-netting, behavioral observations, and data entry. The study is
based at Mornington Wildlife Sanctuary in the remote tropical north of
Western Australia. Qualifications: experience monitoring color-banded
birds, nest-searching, and mist-netting. Must also be physically fit and
able to work in extremes of temperature and humidity, and enjoy isolated
and basic living conditions shared with diverse other people (and
potentially bugs, snakes, etc.). Stipend towards expenses:
AUD$750-1000/mo depending on experience plus cost of travel to the site
from Derby, Australia. Onsite accommodation in tents is provided, but
assistants cover their own food costs. For more information contact:
MICHELLE HALL (EM: hall AT and ANNE PETERS (EM: peters AT To apply, please email a letter outlining previous field
research experience, a resume including names and contact information
for 3 referees, and dates of availability.