Canadian Wildlife Job Board

Two Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities

Position: Two Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities

Organization: Mount Allison University

Anticipated Start Date: September, 2019

Postdoctoral Fellows will:

  • Work as part of a leadership team that will connect universities, governments, and Indigenous community partners across Canada.
  • Engage in community-led, interdisciplinary research that embraces multiple ways of knowing,
  • Participate in national workshops, knowledge gathering, data analysis, and scientific and community-focused communication:

PDF1 (MTA) will weave Indigenous Knowledge and Western science to aide in understanding how wildlife populations (e.g. behavior, abundance, diversity) and Indigenous communities (e.g. cultural practices, food sovereignty) are influenced by environmental change (e.g. climate change, disturbance);

PDF2 (UBC) will link field monitoring methods (e.g. via Indigenous Guardianship), Indigenous Knowledge, and Western science (Bayesian Integrated Population Models) to estimate changes in wildlife abundance and to support conservation, harvesting, and other management priorities.

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Wildlife Officer / Raptor Handler, full-time, Pacific Northwest Raptors, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Position: Wildlife Management Officer
Organization: Pacific Northwest Raptors Ltd.
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Raptors is a bird of prey and falconry organization dedicated to raising awareness for birds of prey and promoting conservation.

The Raptors is hiring for a Wildlife Management Officer based out of Winnipeg, MB. This position would be primarily at a landfill, using trained raptors to mitigate environmental and safety hazards caused by gulls feeding on the waste. Working at a landfill requires lots of on-foot patrolling and working even in inclement weather. For background on our bird abatement work, visit our website.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to, or enquire for more information on the position.

This is a full-time seasonal position (30-40hrs per week), with potential for advancement within the company. Wage starting at $17/hr, dependent on experience, with health benefits available.


GIS and Wildlife Data Specialist - Government of Northwest Territories

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Albert W. Franzmann and Distinguished Colleagues Memorial Award, 2019: 

Inspired by the passing of our beloved colleague, mentor and friend Al Franzmann in February, 2009, and to honour all of those who have passed on and have contributed to our knowledge and understanding of moose biology and management, Alces has established the “Albert W. Franzmann and Distinguished Colleagues Memorial Award”. The one-time award, valued at CDN $1,500, will be given annually to a graduate student entering or continuing1 in a Master’s or Doctoral program at a recognized university in Canada or the United States. The applicant’s research should be directed toward studies of the biology and management of moose within their circumpolar distribution or other ungulates or mammalian carnivores overlapping their range.

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Postdoctoral Scientist: Integrated Population Model for Maine Black Bears New York Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Cornell University and Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Washington

POSITION: Postdoctoral Scientist
SALARY: $55,000/year or more, plus benefits; salary commensurate with experience
EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: One year (with possibility of extension pending funding)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 28, 2019 or until filled
LOCATION: Cornell University, Ithaca, New York or University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; location to be negotiated
TRAVEL: Occasional travel in the continental US

Applicants should email (in a single pdf document): (1) a letter describing background and interests – the letter should address specifically how the applicant meets both the minimum requirements and the desired abilities, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a technical writing sample, and (4) the names and contact information (phone, email, address) for 3 references to Drs. Angela Fuller ( and Sarah Converse ( For further information, contact:
Angela Fuller (,; (607) 255-2841 or
Sarah Converse (,; (206) 221-5791

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Post-doctoral position in Quantitative Ecology/Statistics and Disease Ecology at NCSU

North Carolina State University is seeking a post-doctoral position focused on statistical ecology primarily working on a large collaborative NSF EEID project “Unearthing the environmental, host, and nontuberculous mycobacterial factors that interact to cause lung disease in the Hawaiian Islands”.  The candidate will also have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects in addition to the NSF study including species distribution modeling, data integration, movement ecology, spatiotemporal modeling and environmental statistics.  The candidate will be required to spend 50% of their time on the NSF EEID project and the rest of their time can be spent exploring other projects with collaborators at NCSU (Forestry and Environmental Resources, Statistics, Applied Ecology), Duke, UNC, the NC Museum of Natural Sciences or elsewhere.

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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.

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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