Research Scientist; University of Idaho

Agency
University of Idaho - Dept of Fish & Wildlife Sciences
Location
Moscow, ID
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
DOE
Start Date
01/10/2022
Last Date to Apply
12/10/2021
Website
https://www.uidaho.edu/cnr/departments/fish-and-wildlife-sciences
Description
Successful applicant will conduct research and serve as project coordinator for several research projects within the Idaho Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit. Applicant will lead all logistics associated with several grant-funded research projects and work closely with PI, graduate students, and state and federal agency sponsors/collaborators. The applicant will organize and implement all logistics for the research projects, including hiring and training seasonal Research Technicians, writing and implementing field protocols for data collection, QA/QC of all data collected, data management, analyses of data, writing annual and final reports, manuscript preparation and submission to journals, permit renewals and compliance. The applicant must have written and oral communication skills, ability to supervise temporary employees in field settings, ability to work independently, and ability to work and communicate effectively with agency partners. Substantial travel to field sites is required, including field work in Arizona, California, Nevada and possibly Mexico.
Qualifications
• MS or PhD in Wildlife Sciences, Natural Resources, Ecology, Conservation Biology, or related field. • Knowledge of bird trapping methods • Demonstrated proficiency in methods for attaching radio transmitters to birds • Proficiency with statistics programs • Experience with Microsoft Excel, ESRI software, R, and database management • Evidence of good supervisory skills • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Demonstrated ability to work independently as a project coordinator and as part of a collaborative group • Self-motivated with skills in time and data organization/management • Demonstrated experience publishing papers in peer-reviewed journals Start Date is negotiable. Send resume and contact info for at least 3 references to: Dr. Courtney Conway at cconway@uidaho.edu.
Contact Person
Courtney Conway
Contact eMail
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