Research Scientist (Post-Doc). Twelve month non-tenure track position.
Required: Earned doctorate in Wildlife Science or closely related field, with a preferred emphasis in Big Game Ecology and Management. Must have experience with field studies using geospatial analysis and demographic data; excellent communication skills; technically current; enthusiastic team player who is willing to work in a multidisciplinary program; experience with database management; demonstrated skills in leadership. Will consider applicants nearing completion of their doctorate, but continued employment will be contingent upon completion of degree within 1 year from hire.
Preferred: Familiarity and experience with desert ecosystems and private land stewardship is preferred.
Primary Responsibilities: Candidate will be responsible for the administration and technical support of a large grant project involving the restoration, management, and research of pronghorn, which is funded through external grants. This administrative and research effort will involve coordinating researchers and budgets from various grants. The individual will maintain communication with the researchers, landowners, funders, and the general public and with program officers with cooperating agencies. Additional duties will include coordinating project meetings, organization and compilation of progress reports, and monthly financial reports; reviewing invoices; website maintenance, compilation of final project reports for public dissemination, assist and supervise Research Technicians and students working on projects and other duties as needed.
Continuation of this position is dependent on extramurally funding.
Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times. Position is security sensitive.