Aspen Sampling Technician-Montana

Agency
Utah State University
Location
Gardiner, MT
Job Category
Undergraduate Assistantships
Salary
$14.50/hr
Start Date
07/20/2018
Last Date to Apply
05/04/2018
Description
A field technician is needed to assist with doctoral research on wolf-aspen interactions in Yellowstone National Park. Duties include hiking to aspen stands in Yellowstone's backcountry, performing transect surveys of aspen, setting up camera traps and soil sensors, and collecting leaf tissue samples. This job is perfect for students who want to gain field experience this summer, or who are interested in food web dynamics and trophic interactions. There are additional opportunities to learn about data management and analysis, if interested. Survey Dates: July 20th - August 20th Housing is provided in Gardiner, MT
Qualifications
I'm looking for an enthusiastic and positive individual who is a quick learner and willing to work long and sometimes strenuous days. Previous experience with backcountry hiking and deploying camera traps is desired, but not required. Training will be provided on-the-job. Must be available for the entire sampling period (July 20th - Aug 20th). Please email a resume or CV to Lainie Brice at elbrice92@gmail.com
Contact Person
Lainie Brice
Contact eMail
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