From: Ecological Society of America: grants, jobs, news
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of John Mulhouse
Sent: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 4:16 PM
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Subject: [ECOLOG-L] Plant Ecologist Position at Sevilleta LTER
The Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program at the University
of New Mexico is seeking to fill a position at the level of Research
Scientist 1. Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science degree in a
relevant biological science. This is largely a field ecology position and
applicants should be willing to reside at the Sevilleta LTER field station
(appx. 50 miles south of Albuquerque) from Monday-Thursday for up to six
non-consecutive months of the year. All other duties are to be performed on
the University of New Mexico campus in Albuquerque, NM.
The primary responsibility of this position is to collect and manage data
for ten long-term research projects. Most of this research focuses on a
variety of topics within desert grassland ecology. However, there is some
collection of small mammal data, as well.
The successful applicant should be able to work independently and be
knowledgeable about the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of
ecology. Applicants should be able to identify the plants of central New
Mexico or have the demonstrated ability to learn this flora.
M.S. degree in a relevant biological science.
Ability to hike long distances carrying field equipment.
Ability to wear a half-face respirator.
Previous field crew experience.
Knowledge of the flora of central New Mexico.
Experience with the trapping, handling, and identification of small mammals.
Experience managing large data sets.
To apply, please visit:
Please note that the job description included with this message is more
complete than the UNM on-line posting. Also, out of necessity, the
application period for best consideration is brief and closes April 3, 2011.
For further information, please contact:
Douglas Moore at [log in to unmask]
John Mulhouse, M.S.
Research Scientist I
Department of Biology
167 Castetter Hall
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 97131-0001