The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Tennessee at Martin is seeking a stream sampling field-crew leader for a four-month appointment. The position will support a project evaluating the effects of stream restoration on fish communities in west Tennessee.
Primary duties include:
-=09Supervision of two technicians under the guidance of the project=92s primary investigators.
-=09Ensuring timely collection of data and completion of laboratory work.
-=09Coordinating and conducting stream habitat surveys and fish community collections.
-=09Maintenance and repair of field equipment as needed.
-=09Identifying and enumerating fish species in the field and laboratory.
-=09Managing an Access database, performing data entry, and data QA/QC.
-=09BS in stream/wildlife ecology or related field (e.g., environmental sciences).
-=09Experience conducting stream habitat surveys and fish community collections.
-=09Ability to quickly learn west TN fish fauna.
-=09Valid driver=92s license.
-=09Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs in mud-bottom streams.
-=09Ability to work long hours (~10 hrs) in hot and humid field conditions.
This is a temporary, non-exempt position for approximately four months (June =96 September). Extension of the position is contingent on available funding. Low-cost housing (~$40/week) is available at the Reelfoot Lake Environmental Field Station or the applicant may find housing in Martin, TN. Research opportunities will be available to those interested.
Application Process: Applicants must apply online at www.utm.edu and attach to the application the following: a cover letter, resume, and two professional references. Position will remain open until filled and all inquiries should be directed to Dr. Blanchard or Dr. Fore via email to Dr. Blanchard (firstname.lastname@example.org; 731-884-7594) and Dr. Fore (email@example.com; 731-343-2004).
Pay Grade 36 – $10.98 per hour minimum hiring rate, salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.=20=20
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