Two Field Research Technician positions are available to assist in a project evaluating the distribution of feral hogs in Missouri using camera traps. Both positions are 9-12 month non-benefits eligible positions and will start in late February. Salary is $23,000/year. The positions will be based in Phelps, Pulaski, and Texas Counties in south central Missouri. Work will generally require around 40 hours/week and may require working at night in remote areas. Housing and a field vehicle will be provided.
Candidates must have field research experience and have (or be close to finishing) a B.S. in wildlife science, biology, or a closely related discipline. Strong work ethic, ability to work alone or in groups, and an interest in wildlife management are essential. The technician will work closely with, and under the supervision of, an MS student from the University of Missouri School of Natural Resources.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until both positions are filled. Submit via email a cover letter that includes a description of work experience and career goals, resume, and the names and contact information (phone and e-mail address) of 3 references to: Mary Clay, School of Natural Resources, University of Missouri, 302 Natural Resources Building, Columbia, MO 65211; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org