[MARMAM] Research Assistant -Galveston Bay bottlenose dolphins

Kristi F kfazioli at gmail.com
Fri Feb 9 12:18:10 PST 2018


 The Environmental Institute of Houston (EIH) is seeking a dedicated
research assistant/ intern to assist with detailed literature review and
the collection, entry and analysis of bottlenose dolphin population and
health data in Galveston Bay, Texas. The position will entail a combination
of field and office work.  Qualifying candidates may be considered for a
graduate student position with the College of Science and Engineering at
the University of Houston Clear Lake, coming available for Fall 2018.
Previous wildlife management and marine mammal field and
photo-identification experience is highly desirable.

Salary:  $1,400 per month (temporary full-time, not benefits eligible)

Start Date:  March 2018 (4.5-month appointment)

Education requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in marine/wildlife/conservation
biology, ecology, or similar field.

The qualified candidate must:

·        Commit to a full time Monday through Friday work schedule and
maintain flexibility for potentially long field days

·         Have the ability to carefully follow instructions, work
independently on sometimes tedious tasks and pay close attention to detail

·         Have the ability to work long field days on a small boat, often
in inclement or challenging conditions

·         Be experienced and comfortable using word, data and image
processing software including Microsoft Office, Endnote and Adobe products

·         Be willing to occasionally work on other environmental research
related projects at EIH.

·         Provide three references (from a faculty member, advisor or
employer)

·         Provide own lodging and transportation for office located in the
Clear Lake area of Houston, TX

·         Pass a criminal background and motor vehicle background check
prior to hiring

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references
to Kristi Fazioli at fazioli at uhcl.edu.  Applicants are encouraged to apply
by February 28th.  Position will remain open until filled.

To discuss graduate student opportunities, please contact Dr. George
Guillen at guillen at uhcl.edu

Learn more about EIH at https://www.uhcl.edu/environmental-institute/
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