Sunday, December 14, 2014

Avian Research Biologist position

We have an open position for an Avian Research Biologist. The avian biologist will be responsible for a research project focused on determining the effect of gut passage on seed germination. This person will: i) assist with protocol development; ii) manage the construction of aviaries; iii) maintain birds in captivity, which includes daily diet preparation and provision; iv) collect fruit from the wild, expose fruits to experimental treatments, plant seeds in the nursery, record germination; v) train other crew members in the care of captive birds, vi) communicate regularly with project leaders based in Houston, TX, Fort Collins, CO, and Switzerland; and vii) manage and analyze data and write up results in a scientific paper. 

The deadline for applications has been extended to December 20th. See our jobs page for more information.