Postdoctoral Fellowship in China Wildlife Conservation-China/Virginia

Agency
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Location
Virginia/ China
Job Category
Post Doctoral Appointments
Salary
55000 per year
Last Date to Apply
12/15/2017
Website
https://nationalzoo.si.edu/conservation-ecology-center
Description
Postdoctoral Fellowship in China Wildlife Conservation. The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) is offering a 2-year Fellowship in wildlife conservation centered on wildlife and landscapes of the giant panda reserves in Southwest China. Fellow must have published record of wildlife conservation work in China and experience dealing with nature reserves and the appropriate agencies and NGOs in China. Fellow would be stationed at SCBI in Front Royal, Virginia but make frequent trips to China to establish new projects, inspect current projects, and network with conservation partners, potentially spending up to half the year in China depending on project needs. Research funds are available for joint projects with SCBI Conservation Biologists working in China.
Qualifications
Requires PhD in wildlife, forest, or landscape ecology; with preference given to applicant fluent in Mandarin and English with advanced education in US. A stipend of $55,000 per year plus health benefits is available for 2 years, with the position starting early in 2018. Review of applications will start December 15. Send Letter of Interest, CV, transcripts, and contact information for three references to Dr. Qiongyu Huang at scbi.gis@gmail.com.
Contact Person
Qiongyu Huang
Contact eMail
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