Canadian Wildlife Job Board

Planning Biologist, WCS Canada

WCS Canada has a new position with our conservation team in Whitehorse for a Planning Biologist.  

This new position will be responsible for bringing strong conservation science to land use planning and management processes that are getting started in Yukon. We are looking for someone with land use and conservation planning expertise who has the experience, understanding, and passion necessary to engage effectively with First Nations and other regional actors and organizations so as to realize the best opportunities for collaboration and collective action

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USFS Native American Research Assistantship

Research projects potentially available for 2019 assistantships include:

  1. Assessment of camera trap surveys to estimate wild pig and white-tailed deer density
  2. Bat surveys and Greater sage-grouse vegetation studies in the Buffalo Gap National Grassland of South Dakota
  3. Bioacoustic surveys for owls in the coast range of Oregon
  4. Evaluating restoration treatments to promote flora and fauna important to the Washoe Tribe

The appointments vary from 3 to 5 months within the 2019 calendar year, depending on the project. Only a limited number of projects may be funded and assistantship placement is dependent on a suitable student/mentor match. Starting dates are generally negotiable within the context of the seasonality of the research topics.

For more information, including project objectives, locations, duration, and instructions on how to apply please download an application form. The deadline for applications is November 5, 2018.

The USFS is a Premier Partner of TWS.

Executive Director with the Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society

The Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society (ACTWS) is pleased to announce that we are seeking an Executive Director (ED) to lead our organization. In this exciting position, the successful candidate will interact with a multi-disciplinary team of wildlife professionals to advocate for, and advance the conservation of, wildlife and other natural resources in the province.

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references as a single .pdf to Dr. Everett Hanna, President of the Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society, at the following email address: president AT actws dot ca.

Application Deadline: Until suitable candidate found

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PhD Position - University of Georgia

A PhD position is available in the Chandler Lab at the University of Georgia to study the dynamics and viability of trailing-edge populations of birds near their southern breeding range limits in the Appalachian Mountains. The research will involve collecting demographic data on bird populations, and developing novel statistical models to forecast spatio-temporal population dynamics in response to environmental change in the region. Five years of data have already been collected. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong background in population ecology and statistical modeling. Field experience with songbirds is desirable but not required. Four years of funding is available through a NSF CAREER grant. The start date is negotiable, but is anticipated to be August 1, 2019.

Applicants should send a single PDF including a coverletter, CV, and contact information for three references to Richard Chandler (rchandler@warnell.uga.edu).

Applications will be accepted until Dec 1, 2018

Assistant Professor in Spatial Ecology - Colorado State University – Fort Collins, Colorado

LOCATION: Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Warner College of
Natural Resources, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

APPOINTMENT: Nine-month, tenure-track, academic faculty

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required: Ph.D. in Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Conservation Biology, Geography, or
closely related field; ability to meet the minimum criteria of rank of assistant professor.
Demonstrated research focus on spatial/landscape ecology involving fish and/or wildlife
as well as experience in spatial data management, display, and analysis.

DEADLINE: For full consideration by the search committee, all materials must be
received by the application review deadline of Nov. 16, 2018. Preferred start date is
August 16, 2019.

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Quantitative Wildlife Biologist, BI-03 - Canadian Wildlife Services

Quantitative Wildlife Biologist (BL-03) - Canadian Wildlife Services

The Canadian Wildlife Service is seeking to fill three biologist positions, each with a strong focus on statistical and related quantitative duties. The posting is available at https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=1199923

Closing date for the posting is October 9, 2018.