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Biological Field Technician

Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, Florida
Deadline Nov 26, 2018
Job Type Seasonal / temporary

Two technicians needed for a seasonal OPS position (approx. January through June) supporting studies of wading bird prey in the Florida Everglades. Duties for all positions include field sampling of fish and macro-invertebrates, GIS and GPS data collection, and fish and macro-invertebrate identification and processing in the lab. Sampling is conducted by helicopter across the entire Everglades system. Technicians will also have the opportunity participate in other ongoing research projects within the lab. Salary is ~$2600-3000/month. Technicians must provide own housing and transportation to Florida Atlantic University. For more information visit: http://www.science.fau.edu/biology/gawliklab

Qualifications: Applicants should have a B.S. in biology, wildlife, fisheries, natural resources or related field. Applicants should be highly motivated, well organized, and able to work long hours in subtropical wetland field conditions (heat, insects, alligators, snakes, etc.) while maintaining a positive attitude. Experience that demonstrates accurate data collection and research skills specific to the positions above is desirable. A valid driver’s license and a good driving record is required. 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references (in one M.S. Word or Adobe PDF document) to mpeter45@fau.edu. The application deadline is November 26, 2018.

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