Seasonal Project Assistants needed, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

We research the dynamics of mammalian communities and the relationships between mammals, ticks, oak trees, and Lyme disease. Location is the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in New York’s Hudson River Valley.Job Description: Duties include live-trapping small mammals, reliably recording trapping data, sampling abundance of ticks, wildlife camera deployment, and tree seed collection within eastern deciduous forest plots. Early morning and late afternoon hours are required.Qualifications: Meticulous attention to detail and experience in field ecology is required. Prior experience handling small mammals in the field is highly desirable.Employment can begin May 8, 2023, with an end date of approximately November 10, 2023. Position reports to Dr. Richard S. Ostfeld and is full time, 35 hours/week. This is an hourly, non-exempt, non-benefited position.Wage is commensurate with education and experience. All candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S. On-site or nearby housing is available. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for employment. Review of applications will begin on January 27, 2023.To Apply:


 Please click the “Apply Now” button. Under “Resume” on the application page, click the “Upload Resume” link to upload a single PDF file consisting of a letter of application, a resume, and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references. Please contact Patricia Jones (845-677-7600 x. 109) with any questions about applying.The Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer. It is the policy of the Institute to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, familial status, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information or any other protected class.