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  • Aquatic Ecology Research Assistant (2021 field season), The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH; open until filled)

  • Diversity Internship: Natural Resource Management Assistant Isle Royale (snowshoe hare), Environment for the Americas, (Houghton, MI; due Jan. 24)

  • Wood and Spotted Turtle Ecology Internship, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (Front Royal, VA; due 8/30)

  • Hourly Aquatic Field Technician, Illinois Natural History Survey (Havana, IL; due 7/10)

  • Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey (Hawaii National Park, HI; due 6/12)

  • Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates, Miami University

    Focus on "Ecology in Human Dominated Landscapes". Rolling admission through January 24, 2020.

  • Wabash Valley Waterfowl: Mallard and Teal Migration Project – Field Technicians (2)

    Technicians are needed for a project investigating stopover duration and habitat use of spring migrating Mallards in the Wabash River region of southeastern Illinois and southwestern Indiana. Duties include, but are not limited to: baiting and deploying duck capture traps, rocket netting, taking metrics and banding ducks, deploying radio transmitters, using radio telemetry to track and monitor ducks, equipment maintenance, and data management. Work will involve early mornings (e.g., 4 am departures), long days in the field, and a variable work schedule. Field vehicle and housing provided and overtime is authorized

  • Natural Resources Biologist II - Three (3) vacancies Monitoring and Non-Tidal Assessment

    The Department of Natural Resources, Monitoring and Non-Tidal Assessment Division, is currently accepting applications for Natural Resources Biologist II positions. These positions are located in our Annapolis, MD office. The selected candidates will participate in the planning and implementation of freshwater stream ecological assessments and will serve as a member of a field crew responsible for the collection of data on fishes, benthic macroinvertebrates, herpetofauna, crayfishes, freshwater mussels, physical habitat, water quality, and land use in non-tidal streams and rivers as part of the Maryland Biological Stream Survey. General duties for all three positions will include field data collections, data analysis and interpretation, and reporting related to the status and distribution of Maryland's aquatic resources.


    The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) Biologist Program Specialist is responsible for the management and life processes of fish, wildlife, and their habitats; collecting and analyzing biological data; and, specializing in fish and wildlife research, management, husbandry, and/or habitat management. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

  • Assistant Waterbird Ecologist

    The Stephen A. Forbes Biological Station, established in 1894, is located along the Illinois River on Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge near Havana, Illinois. It is the oldest inland field station in North America and one of nine field stations of the Illinois Natural History Survey. The Frank C. Bellrose Waterfowl Research Center is housed at the Forbes Biological Station. Staff of the Bellrose Waterfowl Research Center conduct research on a variety of topics relevant to wetland ecosystems, with a specific focus on the ecology and management of wetlands, waterfowl, and other waterbirds. Our research efforts focus on the Illinois and Mississippi rivers and the wetlands throughout the State.

  • Assistant Professor of Fire Ecology

    The Department of Wildland Resources is seeking applications for a full-time, 9-month tenure track faculty position in fire ecology and management. We are seeking a scholar dedicated to basic and applied fire science. This is an Assistant Professor position consisting of 50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% service, to start by August 2017. Application review will begin by September 30, 2016. For more information on the position or how to apply contact search committee chair Jim Lutz,, 435-797-0478. All applications must be submitted through the online system at

  • Postdoc position at FIU, Miami: Trophic spatial ecology

    We seek a talented and enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher to join our team of consumer researchers at FCE LTER. The postdoc will develop a study to improve our understanding of spatially-explicit food webs in estuarine, mangrove reaches of the Everglades. The project will be collaborative involving multiple consumer research labs (Boswell, Crowl, Heithaus, Papastamatiou, Rehage, and Trexler), but based and under the supervision of the Crowl, Boswell and Rehage Labs.

  • Michigan Department of Natural Resources Wildlife biology Specialist

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is currently recruiting a full-time Wildlife Biology Specialist 13 in the Wildlife Division. This position is located in Lansing, Michigan.  The position is open to all applicants. Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV.

  • Department of Environmental Science and Management Restoration Ecology and Natural History Faculty Tenure-Track Position Starting August 2017

    Candidates should be committed to teaching excellence and to building a strong research record. Teaching assignments may include: Applied Natural History & Ecology, Principles of Ecological Restoration, Applied Ecological Restoration, Environmental Methods, Environmental Science and Management Senior Capstone, Freshman Seminar, and Graduate Seminar. Instructional assignments will be consistent with the programmatic needs of the department and students.

  • Post Doc Pacific Southwest Research Station

    The USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station (PSW) is advertising for a Post-Doctoral Research Scientist based at the USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry office in Hilo, Hawaii. 

  • Summer Internships at Morton Arboretum