USFS Landscape Conservation Postdoctoral Fellowship: Missoula, MT, USA

USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station
Missoula, MT, USA
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Post Doctoral Appointments
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Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will contribute to a Department of Defense-funded project using environmental DNA (eDNA) sampling to survey for rare species on, and surrounding, military installations in the western United States. Research activities will include: - Implementing research on rare species relevant to western land managers, - Discussing and coordinating research objectives with relevant resource managers - Collaboratively analyze data and write peer-reviewed publications Learning objectives for the participant include: - Gain experience collaborating with land management agencies on applied conservation science - Develop molecular laboratory and bioinformatic analysis skills - Improve ability to design, interpret, and communicate applied ecological studies For more information on the Rocky Mountain Research Station National Genomics Center for Wildlife and Fish Conservation, please visit
The qualified candidate should have received a doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields, or be currently pursuing the degree to be received by May 26, 2023. - Experience working with diverse, non-technical partners including natural resource professionals working in state and Federal government, non-governmental organizations, and tribal governments - Training in ecological study design and statistical analysis - Some familiarity with molecular tools such as amplicon sequencing, population genetics, and environmental DNA sampling would be useful
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Taylor Wilco
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