Lab Manager position in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at UW-Madison

We are seeking an outstanding applicant with a bachelor’s or master’s degree (or a current student who will graduate in December 2019) in an ecological or natural resource discipline for a full-time position in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at UW-Madison. The employee will be supervised by Professor Jonathan Pauli (, and will be working on several collaborative projects. Primary duties will focus on maintaining a national database of winter mammal observations and serving as a liaison to collaborating resource agencies. This will require coordinating and communicating with multiple natural agencies across the country. Other duties will include preparation of samples for isotopic and genetic analyses and some administrative work.

Applicants should have strong organization skills, be detail-oriented, and excel at written communication. Applicants with previous experience in database management, laboratory skills (especially with isotopes or genetics), and working with natural resource agencies will be given priority.

To be considered for this position, please send a current CV and cover letter outlining relevant experience and contact information for three professional references (name, email, phone, address) as either a PDF or MS Word file to “Research Position” in the subject line. Applications submitted by November 15, 2019 will be given full consideration.

This position will start in December 15, 2019 and be 12 months in duration with the potential to extend based on performance. It will have an annual salary of $30,000. Health care is included.

For more information, contact:

Jake Marchman (

Laboratory Manager, Pauli Lab

Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Madison, WI 53706