Research Coordinator-Georgia

Agency
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia
Location
Athens, GA
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$36,000/year + benefits
Start Date
07/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
06/01/2018
Website
http://warnell.uga.edu
Description
The Chandler and Martin Labs are seeking a Research Coordinator to assist with numerous wildlife ecology research projects. The successful candidate will help design studies, write animal use and care protocols, apply for scientific permits, order research equipment, train field staff, conduct database design and maintenance, manage inventory, etc. In addition this candidate may be responsible for data analysis and manuscript preparation. The Chandler and Martin Labs are an amalgam of principle investigators, post-docs, graduate students, and technicians that conduct research on animal ecology in managed ecosystems. The University: UGA (www.uga.edu) is a land grant/sea grant institution comprised of 17 schools and colleges. Enrollment is about 35,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and is located about 60 miles northeast of metropolitan Atlanta. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources: Warnell is a professional school with approximately 64 faculty, 350 undergraduates, and 200 graduate students (www.warnell.uga.edu). Warnell offers Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral degrees in a wide array of natural resources disciplines. Warnell has an 840-acre forest less than 15 minutes from campus and about 23,000 acres of forestland across the state for teaching and research. Research groups of the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station and the U.S. Geological Survey Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit are located on campus near Warnell. UGA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status.
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s in natural resources science. Candidate should be highly motivated with the ability to work independently and have strong work ethic. Preferred Qualification: MS in ecology, wildlife ecology, natural resource/wildlife management, or related field. Ability to learn computer programs such as R. Education, Experience, Licensure, and Certification required: Experience with ArcGIS, avian trapping and tracking, demonstrated ability for scientific manuscript preparation. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies: Knowledge of avian ecology, experience with radio telemetry, technical writing, supervisory skills. Physical Demands: Lift 25 lbs. Work Hours: 40 hours/week Application: To apply, please send the following in a single PDF document: 1) cover letter summarizing your qualifications for the position, 2) a CV, and 3) names and contact information for three references to James Martin: martinj@warnell.uga.edu. Applications will be reviewed ASAP and will continue until a suitable candidate has been identified.
Contact Person
James Martin
Contact eMail
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