Avian Field Technician

Montana State University
Bozeman, Montana
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
1400/month (May vary slightly based on experience)
Last Date to Apply
We are seeking applications for a field tech position to work alongside a PhD student in the Burkle lab in the Ecology Department at Montana State University. The field tech will work in sagebrush habitat on the Charles M Russell National Wildlife Refuge to study how invasive annual grass herbicide treatments influence native vegetation, bee pollinators, and birds using pre- and post-treatment assessments. We are particularly seeking individuals with experience identifying birds and performing point counts. Field work will likely begin in mid-May and continue through the summer until mid-August (start and end dates somewhat flexible).
Requirements  Valid driver’s license  Ability to work effectively as part of a team  Attention to detail and safety protocols  Willingness to spend the field season in a remote location (summer housing provided)  Knowledge of avian identification and point count methods Preferred qualifications  Previous experience performing field work  Undergraduate degree in ecology, biology or related field Interested applicants should apply by submitting application materials to Dr. Laura Burkle (laura.burkle@montana.edu) or to Anna Freundlich (anna.freundlich@gmail.com). Your Application Materials should include a resume with contact information for up to three references and a brief statement of interest in the position. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until filled.
Contact Person
Anna Freundlich
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