Avian Ecology Technicians Needed
Participate in a long-term ecological study of black-throated blue warblers breeding at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
Current National Science Foundation-funded research focuses on effects of climatic variation on warbler population ecology along an elevational gradient.
Eight positions are available.
- Prior experience in finding and monitoring passerine nests
- Good color vision
- Able to work alone and hike long distances in remote, rugged, and steep terrain
- Experience banding and taking blood samples from small passerines is a plus
Term of Appointment
Field work starts in early to mid-May and lasts 10 weeks.
$400 per week
The project is based in Campton, New Hampshire.
Lakeside housing adjacent to White Mountain National Forest, internet access, and utilities will be provided.
Many opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, swimming, and birdwatching can be found in the immediate area.
If you prefer, mail your application materials to:
Dr. Scott Sillett
Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
National Zoological Park
PO Box 37012 MRC 5503
Washington, DC 20013-7012