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Posted: Saturday, February 3, 2018 11:51 AM

Department: Sch of Nat Resource&Enviro-Res (2412)Location: To Be DeterminedPosition Summary The School of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of Arizona is hiring a postdoctoral researcher to assist with an ongoing study that examines Cordilleran Flycatcher (Empidonax occidentalis) breeding and migration. The ideal candidate will also document avian community structure by mist netting and conducting avian censuses in southwest Colorado, Arizona and northern Mexico. There will also be some field work to determine the migration patterns of birds on different treatment plots along the Dolores River, monitoring birds at a long-term study site near Stoner, Colorado, and on Mt. Lemmon, AZ. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocation services, please click here. Duties & Responsibilities Duties will include making nest observations, conducting point counts for birds, mist netting birds, banding, capturing birds and attaching geolocator, downloading and analyzing geolocator data, taking foraging observations, vegetation and insect sampling, and data entry. Applicants should have experience handling small passerines, conducting point counts, making nest observations, have a working knowledge of geolocators and attachment, should be able to work long hours (starting near sunrise) in remote areas, and in inclement weather. Minimum Qualifications PhD, experience conducting scientific field work; knowledge of setting up mist nets and experience handling birds from mist nets; experience with attaching geolocators on passerine birds. Preferred Qualifications Familiarity with ornithological field work, knowledgeable with field data collection; able to statistically analyze field data. Number of Hours Worked per Week: 30 Job Category: ResearchBenefits Eligible: Yes - Full BenefitsPosted Rate of Pay: $49,000 Annually (to be prorated by .75 FTE)Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)Posting Number: P20517Desired Start Date: 02/12/2018Position End Date (if temporary): 10/31/2018Contact Information for Candidates Charles van Ripercharles_van_riper@usgs.gov Open Until Filled: Yes Review Begins On: 02/16/2018Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Company: The University Of Arizona
Email: charles_van_riper@usgs.gov

• Location: Tucson

• Post ID: 69728722 tucson
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