Texas State University, San Marcos is seeking qualified candidates to serve as seasonal biological technicians from approximately 24 July 2018 through 1 November 2018 for conducting bat fatality searches at an operating wind facility in south Texas. The goal of the research is to test ultrasonic acoustic deterrents for reducing bat fatalities at wind turbines.
Hiring 12 Technicians
• $480/week plus housing, utilities, internet, and vehicles provided.
Successful applicants will conduct searches for bat carcasses beneath wind turbines, and enter and manage data.
Applicants must be willing and capable of conducting field work in moderately rugged terrain under physically demanding conditions (e.g., hot temperature (>100°F), venomous snakes, biting insects, etc.), be willing to work atypical hours (before sunrise and potentially long days), and can live and work well with a research team. Applicants must also possess a valid Driver’s License.
A Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, wildlife management or a related discipline required. Preferred interest in science and research.
Submit (electronic submissions only) in a single PDF that includes a letter of interest, resume, and names, addresses, email and phone contacts for three references by 29 June 2018 to:
Texas State University
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