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  • Radio, Hardware & Data Engineering for Environmental Monitoring

    Continue work on developing radio telemetry capabilities for environmental data collection. Implement data conversion from hardware to radio transmission to backend encoding; create & tune driver for network parameters. Put incoming data from radios in a single table for future parse; Existing design utilizes ARM based (STM32) controllers with Digi Xbee radios for purpose of data receipt and transmission. Device will be implementing a variety of industry common sensor interfaces for communication with existing hardware (SDI-12, RS-232, SPI).

  • Aquatic Field Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey - Starved Rock State Park, Oglesby, Illinois

    The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking 3 Field technicians to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be located in Oglesby, Illinois at Starved Rock State Park.

  • Invasive Species Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey

    The Illinois Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program is seeking 4 qualified and self-motivated individuals to work as part of its field crops monitoring team. Successful candidates will travel throughout Illinois, conducting surveys aimed at detecting new pests in corn and soybeans. This position will be located in Champaign, Illinois.

  • Aquatic Field/Fisheries Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey - Havana, Illinois

    The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking up to 8 technicians to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be located in Havana, Illinois.

  • Aquatic Field Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey: Macomb, Illinois

    INHS is seeking field technicians (1-3) to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois, focusing on the Mississippi River. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection and lab sample processing. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be based in Macomb, Illinois. 

    Technicians will need to be available to work from May 2023 - August 2023, with potential for extension. 

  • Aquatic Field Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey: Macomb, Illinois

    INHS is seeking field technicians (1-3) to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois, focusing on the Mississippi River. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection and lab sample processing. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be based in Macomb, Illinois. 

    Technicians will need to be available February 2023 - May 2023, with potential for extension. 

  • Seasonal Herpetological Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey

    The Illinois Natural History Survey and the Population and Community Ecology Lab (PaCE Lab) is seeking 2 motivated and passionate individuals to aid in the conservation of Illinois amphibians and reptiles.  Motivated Technicians will collect demographic data on the federally threatened Eastern Massasauga and state endangered Blanding’s Turtle.

  • Aquatic Ecology Research Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey - Yorkville, Illinois

    Field technicians (2) are needed to conduct applied research in aquatic invasive species control, aquatic ecology, and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be located in Yorkville, Illinois.

  • Seasonal Fisheries Technician (Hourly): Kaskaskia Biological Station - Sullivan, Illinois

    The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking Seasonal Fisheries Technicians to work during the Summer of 2023 conducting fisheries related work for the Kaskaskia Biological Station located in Sullivan, Illinois. This position will be 40 hour per week (weekdays and weekend). 

  • Macroinvertebrate Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey : Macomb, Illinois

    The Illinois River Biological Station is seeking two technicians to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems and process riverine samples for aquatic macroinvertebrates.  throughout the state of Illinois. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be based in Macomb, Illinois.

  • Avian Ecology Field Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey

    The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking 1-2 highly motivated field technician to assist with a project examining which bird species are using private lands enrolled in the Illinois Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) and how habitat provided by these easements changes over time.

  • Seasonal Creel/Fisheries Technician (Hourly) - Lake Michigan Biological Station

    The Lake Michigan Biological Station is seeking a seasonal Creel/Fisheries Technician to conduct basic and applied research in the area of Aquatic Ecology. This position will be located at the Lake Michigan Biological Station in Zion, Illinois and field work will occure at several sites in Cook County and Lake County Illinois. 

  • Fisheries Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey

    INHS is seeking a fisheries technician to work with survey scientists to conduct data collection on various projects related to the ecology of sport fishes in Illinois. This position will be based out of Champaign, Illinois. 

  • Aquatic Ecology Technician (Hourly): Kaskaskia Biological Station: Sullivan, Illinois

    The Kaskaskia Biological Station is seeking an hourly Research Technician to conduct field, experimental, and lab work in support of research projects on sportfish management and invasion biology in lakes and ponds. This position will be based out of the Kaskaskia Biological Station in Sullivan, IL.