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Subject: [ECOLOG-L] Job: Ecology of Lyme disease, Spring-Summer-Fall Project
Full Time Project Assistants (7-8 positions): Job Reference #10005.
Research the dynamics of mammalian communities and the relationship
between mammals, birds, and Lyme disease ecology, tree seed survival,
and forest composition. Duties include live-trapping small mammals
and reliably recording pertinent data, sampling abundance of ticks,
tree seed collection, and laboratory assays of tick infection with
the Lyme disease bacterium. Early morning and late afternoon
hours. Prior experience handling small mammals highly
desirable. Desired dates of employment are approximately April 15 or
May 1 to November 8, 2010, although applicants available during
summer college break are also welcome. Research sites are on or near
the campus of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
(www.caryinstitute.org<http://www.caryinstitute.org>) in the Hudson
River Valley of upstate New York. Position reports to Dr. Richard S.
Ostfeld. To apply please email brief letter of inquiry (indicating
job reference #10005), resume, and names and contact information for
three professional references to
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>Richard S. Ostfeld, Ph.D.
>Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
>Box AB, 2801 Sharon Turnpike
>Millbrook, NY 12545 USA
>845 677-7600, ext 136
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