MS or PhD Assistantship, Burrowing Owl Translocation – Arizona

New Mexico State University
New Mexico State University
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The Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology at New Mexico State University has an opening for a motivated student with strong quantitative skills to fill a MS assistantship in Burrowing Owl ecology and management to assess the success of a Burrowing Owl translocation program in Phoenix Arizona. This is a collaborative project between New Mexico State University, the Global Owl project, Wild At Heart and the USFWS. Duties will include using VHF and satellite radio telemetry to assess the movements, dispersal, and survival rates of translocated and control owls, trapping and banding owls at control sites for mark-recapture analysis, and assisting with the translocation process. Long-hours in the field are required. The position will start in January 2021 .
Send a single email file attachment that includes: a cover letter that indicates your qualifications for the position, a resume, names and contact information for 3 professional references, copies of all transcripts (unofficial are acceptable), and GRE scores and percentiles (not required) to Martha Desmond ( and Fitsum Abadi Gebreselassie (, Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
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