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Job Description: The Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society in the College of Forestry is soliciting applications for two (2) Faculty Research Assistants as part of a collaborative project being led by Dr. Jim Rivers (http://people.forestry.oregonstate.edu/jim-rivers/) in cooperation with Dr. Matt Betts (OSU Dept. Forest Ecosystems & Society), Dr. Dan Roby (USGS and OSU Dept. Fisheries and Wildlife), and Kim Nelson (OSU Dept. Fisheries and Wildlife). This position will provide leadership and support to ongoing research investigating space use, habitat selection, and breeding ecology of the threatened Marbled Murrelet in western Oregon. It involves planning and coordinating technical aspects of field research, being stationed near research sites on the Oregon Coast and participating in field work from April-September, and assisting with the hiring, supervising, and managing of seasonal field crews. This position will also lead data management and provide support for data analysis and manuscript preparation associated with the project. Support is available for a minimum of 1 year subject to adequate performance review after 12 months. Candidates should be able to start the position in early January 2019.
Future graduate opportunities will be listed here.
Individuals interested in pursuing a graduate degree are encouraged to look over the Oregon Marbled Murrelet Project website and visit the Forest Animal Ecology Lab website. For project specific inquiries, please send Dr. Rivers an updated copy of your CV and a detailed cover letter stating your interest in the project and how it fits into your long-term career goals.