Research Assistants Needed for Amphibian Study in Costa Rica

I am looking for field assistants to aid in an ongoing research project s= tudying amphibian communities=20 and the impact of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis on population persistenc= e in Costa Rica.  Work will be=20 continuous from April until mid-June with the possibility of extension.  = Applicants must be available for=20 at least 3 weeks during this period.=20=20 Previous field work experience required. Prior experience with amphibians=  and tropical work preferred.=20=20

Duties will include:
Assisting with mark-recapture of several species of frog Amphibian community surveys Collection of skin swabs for Bd analysis Collection of genetic samples for later genetic analysis

Applicants must be prepared for work in physically demanding environments=  and be comfortable=20 conducting nighttime surveys.=20=20

Lodging, food, and transportation will be covered during field work.  Som= e financial assistance may be=20 available for flights.=20

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and CV to Alex Shepack=
( by=20
February 18.