viernes, 15 de noviembre de 2013

MS Graduate Assistantship – Black Bear Rehabilitation & Release

Location: Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT

Position Description: The successful applicant will conduct a research project on the fate of rehabilitated and released black bears. The project is funded by Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and USDA-WS-National Wildlife Research Center. The student will be responsible for accessing state records on previously rehabilitated bears, assisting with the care and rehabilitation of orphaned bear cubs that may come in to the center during the study, and monitoring bears post-release.
Qualifications: The successful applicant must be highly motivated, have an B.S. degree in wildlife, ecology, biology, zoology, or a related field, and meet the requirements of the graduate school for admission to Utah State University. Special consideration will be given to applicants with previous experience working with captive carnivores, quantitative skills, and relevant field experience. Strong interpersonal skills are required.
Salary: Approximately $17,000/yr plus health insurance.
Start Date: January 2014

Contact Information:
Persons interested in this M.S. position can request additional information or submit a cover letter, resume, GRE scores (unofficial), and contact information for 3 references to:
Julie Young, Ph.D.
Department of Wildland Resources,
Utah State University – BNR 163
Logan, UT 84322-5295
Email: julie.young@usu . edu