Job opportunity: field technicians at Schoodic Institute

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park (Maine) is seeking four, temporary Ecology Field Technicians for the following research areas: Migratory Bird Monitoring

Biodiversity Citizen Science

General Ecology

Forest Ecology

All Field Technicians perform field observation and sample collection, handling, and processing where necessary; assist with citizen science and Earthwatch expeditions; and track and maintain equipment. Field Technicians are responsible for data management of collected data.The Field Technicians are mentored by Schoodic Institute staff. Once trained, the Field Technicians may lead volunteer field crews.

Daily and weekly work schedules fluctuate. Work days can be up to twelve hours long. Workdays may be split with morning and evening work. At times work will begin at dawn and go through dusk. The work week may include weekends.

Qualified applicants need to be able to work in challenging outdoor conditions, learn on the go, work independently or in small teams, and develop efficient field data collection techniques. Position details and how to apply can be foundĀ  at


About Schoodic Institute: Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is a 501(c) 3 non-

profit organization. The mission of Schoodic Institute is to advance ecosystem science and learning for all ages through its unique partnership with Acadia National Park. The Institute=92s goal is to be the national leader for research that inspires environmental stewardship. From its Acadia National Park campus, the Institute engages scientists, educators, students, and the public in research and learning. Schoodic Institute=92s programs build understanding and appreciation for science and the natural world and contribute to addressing complex challenges in a changing environment.