Wildlife Ecologist (PhD)

WILDLIFE ECOLOGIST.  The Institute for Wildlife Studies is a non-profit, wildlife research and conservation organization conducting programs around the world.  We are seeking a motivated and talented wildlife ecologist to assist in developing and directing new programs and providing support for existing projects.  This is a full-time position and the successful applicant will work out of our Arcata, CA office. Responsibilities include
assisting in experimental design for research projects, directing field personnel, developing funding proposals, data analysis, and report and manuscript preparation. The applicant should be broadly trained in ecology and have a willingness to work on a variety of taxa and research and management questions.  Job will include some travel for field visits, project design and to attend conferences.  Applicants should have good computer skills and excellent writing skills.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in wildlife ecology or a related field. Applicants must be citizens of the United States or be covered under a TN NAFTA work visa.  Starting salary is $55-65,000/year, DOE, plus benefits. Anticipated start date is August 1, 2013.  Applicants should send: (1) Letter of interest, (2) Curriculum vitae, (3) List of a minimum of 5 references including email contact information.  Submission materials should be sent by email to: Brian Hudgens (iwsjobs@iws.org) or by regular mail to Institute for Wildlife Studies, P.O. Box 1104, Arcata, California 95518.

Closing:  15 June 2013.  Applications will be reviewed as they arrive.


Arcata, California
The Institute for Wildlife Studies
Brian Hudgens, Research Ecologist