Field Tech in Grand Teton National Park (urgent)

Boise State University
Grand Teton National Park, WY
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Light pollution is an emerging threat to biodiversity. Our project will investigate how light pollution affects wildlife and how to mitigate the cost of light at night. To conduct our research, we will tease apart light pollution from human-dominated landscapes, and study how it influences predator-prey interactions in one of the darkest areas of the globe. We urgently seek one enthusiastic, independent, and motivated field assistant to collect data in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. The selected candidate will join the Barber Sensory Ecology Lab at Boise State University ( from the 21st of June until the 20th of September 2023. The researcher's tasks will follow regular intervals as part of a field experiment, and will include: - Study system set up and deployment. - Deploying bat detectors and bucket UV-traps for insects. - Data management (Excel/txt files). - Collecting biological samples at regular intervals. - Contributing to survey data collection for a simultaneous social science project. The selected candidate will be based at the UW-NPS Research Station (housing will be provided) and perceive a salary starting from $640/week, depending on their previous experience. If you are interested in this position, please send your CV, cover letter and two contact references in an e-mail entitled “Field assistant application GRTE2023” to Dr Michela Corsini ( asap. Applications will be evaluated asap. For any other information related to this job, do not hesitate to get in touch.
Requirements: - Must hold a Bachelor or Master’s degree in biology or related field. - Must have previous experience in fieldwork / data collection. - Must be motivated, meticulous, hardworking, and willing to work in a team. - Must be available to work over the weekends. - Must have a valid driving license ( a vehicle will be provided, and fuel costs will be reimbursed).
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Michela Corsini
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