The Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology receives and evaluates applications from candidates for part-time and full-time research positions each fiscal year. This posting is effective through June 30, 2017. Complete applications are placed in a 'pool' and are reviewed as positions become available. Positions available in the Department may be in the areas of fish and wildlife biology, ecology, management and conservation. These positions are contingent upon availability of funding. Duration of appointment and salary vary according to funding and qualifications of candidate. Positions can be held no longer than five years. The salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
The Department maintains a file of applicants for these positions during the current fiscal year.
Responsible for overseeing multiple research-related projects or a single, complex project spanning several years. Possesses in-depth subject matter knowledge that is readily applied as issues arise. Creates project plan in concert with team ensuring that resources and staff are in place to meet schedule. Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan; receives guidance and oversight from manager.
These positions are available to persons holding an advanced degree in fisheries or wildlife conservation/management, conservation biology or a closely related field and one (1) or more years of applicable research training and/or experience.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.