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Fisheries and Wildlife Bio Scientist II
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) seeks a qualified individual to manage, enhance, and promote freshwater fishing opportunities in North Central Florida. This position is part of a regional team in Lake City, Florida. This position will coordinate with regional project staff and other agency staff to help design and implement biological studies, interact with agency stakeholders, compile, analyze and interpret biological data used to write technical reports.
Link: https://jobs.myflorida.com/job-invite/821055/
technician
Aquatic Resource Management, Inc.
Check on ponds and lakes surrounding Chattanooga. Fertilize, maintain fish feeders, treat aquatic vegetation, add shading dye. Electrofish evaluations, lime applications.
Link: http://aquaticresourcemgmt,com
Coldwater Habitat Coordinator
Arkansas Game and Fish
Work with landowners on the state’s trout waters and tributaries to complete bank stabilization projects. Design and install in-stream habitat projects. Create bank fishing opportunities in conjunction with stabilization projects at AGFC access areas.
Link: None
Master of Science (M.S.) in Wildlife and Fisheries Science-Fish Passage, Assemblage Composition and Microhabitat use in Response to Ecological Restoration of Cub Creek
University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)
In addition to all other requirements of the M.S. Program, the student will lead a research project, assist on other research projects, and may have teaching assistant duties. The objectives of the project that the student will lead are:
(1) Evaluate use of two fish passage structures,
(2) Measure fish assemblage response to physical habitat and connectivity restorations, and
(3) Quantify microhabitat use of engineered instream habitat features by select species.
The work will be performed in a recently restored West Tennessee small impoundment-stream system (Cub Creek). Field research activities will involve fish sampling, handling and identification, implantation of passive integrated transponder (PIT) tags, operation of PIT tag arrays and portable antennas and will involve extended stays (weeks to months) at the field site. Lab and office duties will include data and literature reviews, building PIT tag arrays, statistical analysis, and writing peer reviewed publications and technical reports.
Qualifications: Successful applicants will have a B.S. degree in Biology, Wildlife Ecology, Fisheries, or a closely related field, and all other qualifications for admission to the UTK School of Natural Resources Master’s Program. Previous experience in aquatic field research, use of PIT tags, data analysis using statistical software, and data management skills are preferred. The student must also possess a valid driver's license.
Funding and Timeline: Financial support is available for 2.5 years, starting in summer 2024, and includes a stipend, tuition and insurance. Review of applications will begin on February 19th, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.
To Apply: please submit the following to Dr. Augustin Engman (aengman@utk.edu) and Dr. Alejandro Molina-Moctezuma (amolina6@utk.edu):
1) Personal statement of research interests and career goals
2) Resume or curriculum vitae
3) Transcripts (unofficial is OK)
4) Contact information for three references
MS level GRA
Auburn University School of Fisheries
Looking for a prospective graduate student at the MS level. See link for details.
Link: https://aub.ie/DeVries-GRA
PhD student working with Paddlefish in MS
University of Southern Mississippi
I am recruiting a PhD student to work on a fully fundes project aimed at understanding Paddlefish movement and demographics in Mississippi's coastal rivers.
Link: https://www.andreslab.net/post/come-study-paddlefish-with-us-recruiting-a-phd-student
Postdoc Fellow in Fish Ecology
University of Southern Mississippi
I am looking for a postdoc yo conduct fish ecology and telemetry research across FW, estuarine, and marine systems.
Link: https://www.andreslab.net/post/recruiting-a-postdoc-to-study-fisheries-ecology-with-our-group
Fisheries Biologist IV (Region 4 Coordinator)
South Carolina Dept. Natural Resources
Plans, directs and coordinates the freshwater fisheries management program activities and personnel in the Region. Acts as the chief administrative leader for the Region’s Freshwater Fisheries Section and insures that all reports are submitted as required, equipment is maintained and inventoried, budgets are submitted, expenditures are monitored, federal aid documents are prepared, programs meet the requirements of funding entities, DNR policies and procedures are followed and appropriate state and federal laws are obeyed. Attends Coordinator meetings and conference calls. Coordinates and represents the Region’s freshwater programs in liaison and partnership with local, state and federal governments, non-governmental organizations, the general public and legislative interests. Publishes results of project activities and conducts outreach activities to communicate section and agency program results and needs to the public with emphasis on sportfishing organizations. Represents and administers the Freshwater Fisheries Section in Region 4 to insure that there is coordination between divisions of each program’s activities and needs. Communicates information as required and offers assistance as warranted. Coordinates the Region’s freshwater fisheries activities with other Section programs to insure the effective and efficient use of program assets. Manages and oversees the maintenance and operation of the Dennis Wildlife Center’s main office and dormitory Including repairs to facilities and plans for future operations. In conjunction with the administrative assistant Insure that the facilities are safe and that infrasturcture, including phones and computer systems are operating appropriately for all staff. Manage budgets and administrative paperwork to ensure proper operation of the facilities.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/4363946/fisheries-biologist-iv?department%5B0%5D=Department%20of%20Natural%20Resources&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
AGFC Herpetologist - Conservation Program Biologist I
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
Join the team of professionals that are tasked with conserving Arkansas’s rarest species. These individuals identify the issues impacting Species of Greatest Conservation Need and federally listed species, and work with partners, landowners, and contractors to implement conservation actions. The selected individual will be responsible for the conservation of Arkansas’s native species, statewide. Duties for this position include routine monitoring of populations, identifying crucial conservation needs, implementing conservation actions, developing conservation strategies and establishing goals, performing public relations activities, generating reports and other duties as deemed necessary. The job requires heavy physical demands, working in inclement weather, and travel away from the duty station for extended periods. Aquatic Conservation Ecologists are responsible for identifying, coordinating and implementing conservation actions to help restore declining populations of focal species to self-sustaining levels. The AGFC Aquatic Ecology Program consists of four staff members with statewide responsibility for the conservation of all species within their respective taxon groups. Assisting with conservation projects managed by other ecologists is required. Familiarity with Arkansas’s diverse aquatic fauna is an important skill for all team members. Ecologists must work with Federal, State, NGO, and other AGFC personnel to identify and prioritize critical conservation actions for their species groups, and communicate these needs to administrators, landowners, and the public. This position requires good written and verbal communication skills to inform the public, social media posts, detailed project plans, and agency reports. This position represents the agency on internal and external committees to further the conservation goals and objectives of the AGFC. AGFC Conservation Ecologists must be self-starters, problem solvers, critical thinkers, and independent operators.
Link: https://jobs.agfc.com/postings/posting/3234/
AGFC Conservation Fish Ecologist - Conservation Biologist I
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
Join the team of professionals that are tasked with conserving Arkansas’s rarest species. These individuals identify the issues impacting Species of Greatest Conservation Need and federally listed species, and work with partners, landowners, and contractors to implement conservation actions. The selected individual will be responsible for the conservation of Arkansas’s native species, statewide. Duties for this position include routine monitoring of populations, identifying crucial conservation needs, implementing conservation actions, developing conservation strategies and establishing goals, performing public relations activities, generating reports and other duties as deemed necessary. The job requires heavy physical demands, working in inclement weather, and travel away from the duty station for extended periods. Aquatic Conservation Ecologists are responsible for identifying, coordinating and implementing conservation actions to help restore declining populations of focal species to self-sustaining levels. The AGFC Aquatic Ecology Program consists of four staff members with statewide responsibility for the conservation of all species within their respective taxon groups. Assisting with conservation projects managed by other ecologists is required. Familiarity with Arkansas’s diverse aquatic fauna is an important skill for all team members. Ecologists must work with Federal, State, NGO, and other AGFC personnel to identify and prioritize critical conservation actions for their species groups, and communicate these needs to administrators, landowners, and the public. This position requires good written and verbal communication skills to inform the public, social media posts, detailed project plans, and agency reports. This position represents the agency on internal and external committees to further the conservation goals and objectives of the AGFC. AGFC Conservation Ecologists must be self-starters, problem solvers, critical thinkers, and independent operators.
Link: https://jobs.agfc.com/postings/posting/3235/
Assistant Professor of Fisheries Science (Tenure track)
Arkansas Tech University
The general functions of this job are 1 To teach both graduate and undergraduate courses in fisheries science 2. To establish an externally funded research program that supports graduate students. 3. Engage in service activities that support the university and fisheries profession.
Link: https://atu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/2435?c=atu
Natural Resource Specialist I-IV
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
This position is for an assistant District Supervisor position for the College Station - Houston District Inland Fisheries District and will focus on improving freshwater angling opportunities and protecting and enhancing freshwater aquatic resources in the Houston and College Station areas.
Link: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/802/jobdetail.ftl?job=00036868&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York
Fisheries Technician
Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit
The Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit and the Department of Ecology at Montana State University are seeking three field technicians for the summer of 2024 to assist with data collection on blue-ribbon trout streams in southwest Montana. Successful candidates will assist one of three integrated research projects investigating mechanisms associated with trout population declines in social-ecological river systems. Field work will include electrofishing, fish tagging, creel surveys, otolith extraction, remote camera installation and maintenance, and much more. Office work will include otolith preparation and image processing, data entry, and data analysis. These positions are a phenomenal opportunity to gain experience in fisheries research and field work on world-class trout fisheries.

Suitable candidates will demonstrate an interest in fisheries research and be able to work in challenging conditions. Previous experience will be considered. The position will require living in Bozeman, MT, or the surrounding area. This position is for three months starting in June 2024. Successful candidates can expect to gain experience in fisheries research, data collection, and independent research if desired.

To apply, please send a curriculum vitae, cover letter describing your interest in these positions and relevant qualifications, and contact information for three references to Max Rubino (mjr0084@auburn.edu). Application materials must be received before Feb 15th to ensure consideration, but the application period will remain open until positions are filled.
Natural Resource Specialist I-IV
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Assistant District Fisheries Biologist responsible for conducting surveys on freshwater impoundments and rivers; analyzing and interpreting survey data; implementing applied fisheries management activities; planning and conducting management related research; writing technical reports and scientific publications on significant results and findings; organizing and conducting public outreach programs; and working directly with controlling authorities and municipalities. Assists in directing a team of technicians, seasonal workers, interns and volunteers. Assists Project Leader in various administrative duties including purchasing, activity reporting and budget planning. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures. Position will be posted within the next week; there is not a link available for more job details at this time. Encourage all aspiring biologists with a strong interest in sport fish management, particularly trophy Largemouth Bass management, to reach out via the provided email above.
Link: None
Assistant Professor Tenure Track Samford University
Samford University
For this position, we seek outstanding individuals who will be enthusiastic in teaching introductory
courses, marine or aquatic biology/ecology, and developing specialty courses in an area of expertise.
Experience in teaching introductory biology courses is highly desirable. The department values faculty￾mentored student research and desires to recruit faculty who are invested in, and demonstrate a history
of, mentoring students from diverse backgrounds.

Contact Dr. Anthony Overton (aoverton@samford.edu)


https://www.samford.edu/employee/faculty-employment-opportunities/Assistant-Professor-Department-of-Biological-and-Environmental-Sciences-9-Mo-TT-sk.pdf
Link: https://www.samford.edu/employee/faculty-employment-opportunities/Assistant-Professor-Department-of-Biological-and-Environmental-Sciences-9-Mo-TT-sk.pdf
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