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Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of 2023 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists

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MS in Applied Biology - Fish
Salisbury University
Interested in doing an MS in Applied Biology on fish while situated on the Chesapeake Bay, Atlantic Ocean, tidal rivers, and big lakes, especially in the areas of invasive species, functional morphology, biomechanics, amphibious fishes, ecology, fisheries management, behavior, sensory biology, science/fisheries policy, or science communication? Then please contact me! We offer TAships with tuition remission and have opportunities/possibilities for RA/grant funding
Ph.D. in Lizard Parental Care
Virginia Tech
I am looking to recruit a PhD student for my new lab at VA Tech for projects focused on mechanisms of egg brooding behavior in skinks. Fully funded TA appointment. Fall 2024 or later.
Postdoctoral Scholar - Salamander genomics
Marian University
-NSF-funded polyploid salamander genomics/evolution/physiology at an urban undergraduate university
-$55k/year with benefits, 3 years of funding available
-teaching opportunities and training provided
-start date flexible
-more info about lab group:
MS Student - Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida Gulf Coast University
At some point in the next year, I will be hiring a MS student to work on an NSF-funded project called "Optimizing Snake Identification by Understanding the Interplay of Computer Vision, Crowdsourcing, and Expert Verification". I don't have all the details in place yet, but please feel free to stop by the North Carolina Herpetological Society booth in the exhibit hall to chat and exchange contact information if this sounds interesting to you.
Assistant Professor, Animal Physiology
Washington & Lee University
Just listed, we’ll be hiring for a tenure track position in Animal Physiology/integrative Biology. Washington & Lee is a selective liberal arts college with small classes and a focus on mentored student research. Search will be quite broad but at least one of us would look favorably on applicants with a herp or ich background. I’ll be around Saturday and Sunday if anyone wants to learn more about it.
Assistant Professor of Biology (Zoology/ Animal Physiology)
Pepperdine University
We invite applications for a tenure track appointment starting in August 1, 2024. Candidates will have completed a PhD and have the background and ability to teach zoology and animal physiology courses with associated laboratories. The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional teaching and a commitment to establishing a productive research program with undergraduate students. More details at the link.
Chief, Wildlife
Government of Virgin Islands
Manage direction, budget, and staff of the Territorial wildlife bureau in collaboration with the director and SWG program. Salary higher than listed.
Fisheries Biologist
Government of Virgin Islands
Cluster hire of three staff: two college level fisheries biologists (Fish 1) and one PhD level (Fish 3)
Database OR Statistician
Government of Virgin Islands
Works across wildlife and fisheries bureaus
Assistant Professor of Biology
Stetson University
We have two positions that will be advertised this fall (check out the bulletin board or track down Missy Gibbs or Terry Farrell to learn more)
Link: None
Postdoctoral Researcher in Snake Locomotion
University of Akron
An NSF funded postdoctoral researcher position is available in the Astley Lab studying the biomechanics of lateral undulation in snakes, incorporating live animal experiments, in vitro muscle physiology, and robotics. Prior experience is a plus, but we can train you in any/all of these areas.

Please email Dr. Henry Astley directly or find me at the conference for further details.
Graduate Student Positions in Biomechanics
University of Akron
The Astley Lab is looking for prospective MS and PhD students interested in biomechanics. Our lab works on a wide range of taxa, though snakes are a major focus, and stidents learn a wide range of techniques such as high speed video, motion capture, force sensing, in vitro muscle physiology, and robotics.

Please contact Dr. Henry Astley via or in person at the conference for further details if interested.
Assistant Unit Leader - Wildlife
Assistant Unit Leader position with the Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at the University of Georgia is now viewable on USA Jobs (link below).

This is a federal research scientist position, but the incumbent will be required to maintain a UGA faculty appointment within the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. The position is advertised for either Research Ecologist or Research Wildlife Biologist, with many more details available through the link below.
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