[mou] Field Research Positions Available
Hutchins, Emily Jeanne
Mon, 9 Apr 2007 18:06:36 -0500
Crew Leader (1) and Field Research Technicians (2) are needed to assist =
a graduate student with a wetland bird research project from mid-May =
through late July or early August (10-12 weeks). The study entails =
comparing bird use of native sedge wetlands and wetlands invaded by reed =
canarygrass in southern Minnesota.
The Crew leader will conduct breeding bird surveys and must be familiar =
with Midwestern bird songs and calls. The Crew leader will be =
responsible for 1 of the field technicians, assist with nest searching =
and monitoring, vegetation measurements, and data entry. This position =
pays $9.00/hour, 40 hours/week, and transportation is provided.
Field technicians will primarily be involved with nest searching and =
monitoring on the study areas. They also will take part in vegetation =
measurements. Identification skills of Midwestern grassland and wetland =
birds will be helpful. Field technicians are eligible for internship =
credits through Minnesota State University, Mankato, travel expenses, =
and possibly a small stipend.
Those interested in applying should send a resume with 3 references and =
a brief letter of interest by 25 April 2007 to Emily Hutchins, Graduate =
Student, at firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> , =
or Trafton Science Center, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN =
56001. Applications by email are preferred. Questions about the =
positions may be sent to the email address above.