Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of 75th Annual SEAFWA Conference
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Natural Resources Police Officer (T)
WV DNR Law Enforcement
Deer Program Coordinator
TWRA The successful candidate for the Deer Program Coordinator will provide statewide intra-and interagency leadership and coordination regarding deer management and research in Tennessee. The successful candidate will actively pursue opportunities to collaborate to elevate the quality of deer management in Tennessee. This position will employ valid scientific methods to gather and analyze data on critical population parameters of white- tailed deer; develop and implement monitoring programs, and lead an interdivisional team in implementing TWRA’s Deer Strategic Plan. This position performs administrative duties including but not limited to the following: advising on the development and management of program budgets, the administration of federal, state and private research and conservation grants, and contracts for goods and services; developing and maintaining databases; and writes project reports and documents. The position will also provide critical insight and science-based recommendations for harvest management, management units, and rules and regulations. The position will also support and collaborate with all TWRA staff, especially elk management, chronic wasting disease management staff, and wildlife health staff, and perform other duties as assigned. We are looking for an outstanding candidate with education (Bachelor required, graduate preferred) and experience in wildlife and white-tailed deer Management. Must have great written and communication skills and strong relational skills. This is a career service position, located in Nashville, TN, has great pay plan and state benefits. Several positions are available in the Game Species Section. Applicants are encouraged to apply for all positions for which they are qualified. To apply for this position, follow this navigation: https://www.tn.gov/careers.html You will be able to search for and apply for the opportunity from October 6th – October 26th
Postdoc: addressing wildlife management challenges in mid-rotation pine in the absence of commercial timber harvest
Mississippi State University We’re seeking a motivated individual dedicated to wildlife management in working forests. State biologists are challenged with developing wildlife management plans in mid-rotation loblolly pine stands of MS lacking a strong pulpwood demand. Hence, landowners can rarely get contracts for mechanical thinning. What do we do?
The incumbent will lead efforts on developing decision support tools among a multidisciplinary team at MSU, MDWFP, MS Forestry Commission and federal agencies to name a few. This is a full time, benefits paid two-year position under the advisement of Dr.’s Ray Iglay and Mark McConnell (wildlife) in addition to Dr. Austin Himes (forestry). Starting salary of $55,000 plus benefits. For more information, either contact Dr. Iglay or go to the link and search for Job# 503124. Start date negotiable.
Mississippi State University is one of the leading research institutions in the Southeast and ranked as a top-tier land grant university by the National Science Foundation. We are also an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Wildlife Health Program Coordinator
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency The Wildlife & Forestry Division has recently increased in size and scope, adding Human Dimensions, Wildlife Health and Data Science programs. The successful candidate for this new Wildlife Health Program Coordinator will work in conjunction with the Wildlife Veterinarian to provide TWRA staff with expertise in wildlife health, including chronic wasting disease and other significant wildlife health issues. This position acts as the primary point person for wildlife health issues with other organizations, including AFWA, SEAFWA, SCWDS, TDA, and One Health initiatives. The successful candidate will actively pursue opportunities to collaborate with other wildlife health and chronic wasting disease specialists at universities, sister agencies, and other state and federal wildlife agencies. This position will seek out and provide appropriate training opportunities to improve staff knowledge and skills relating to chronic wasting disease, wildlife health, and prevention of and response to zoonotic diseases. This position will work collaboratively to provide public education and ensure stakeholder support of chronic wasting disease and its management in TN. This position will employ valid scientific methods, coordinate response activities and management of novel disease events. The position will also coordinate across TWRA to coordinate chronic wasting disease management, wildlife health surveillance, lead the development of TWRA’s 5 year CWD Strategic Plan, and perform other duties as assigned. We are looking for an outstanding candidate with education (BS required, graduate degree preferred) and experience in Wildlife Management and Wildlife Health. The candidate must have great written and communication skills and strong relational skills. This is a career service position, located in Headquarters (Nashville, TN), has great pay plan and state benefits (health, dental, etc.). Several positions are available in the Game Species S
Human Dimensions Program Manager
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency The successful candidate for this new Human Dimensions position will provide TWRA staff with expertise in social sciences, public engagement, and communication about chronic wasting disease management and other significant wildlife management issues. This position supports TWRA staff with specialized human dimensions knowledge in stakeholder engagement, survey development, implementation, evaluation, and data analysis related to operations, policy, and regulation development associated with CWD management, and other significant wildlife management issues. The successful candidate will actively pursue opportunities to collaborate with other wildlife-human dimensions specialists. This position will provide appropriate training opportunities to improve staff knowledge & skills relating to human dimensions. This position will synthesize public feedback and stakeholder input to support decision-making regarding CWD management, regulation, and planning, as well as other significant wildlife management issues. This position will employ valid scientific methods to assess public & stakeholder perceptions of CWD management, communication, and regulations as well as to assess the efficacy of outreach programs and help develop future outreach strategies. The position will also coordinate across TWRA divisions to improve the use of human dimensions research and knowledge in CWD management, and perform other duties as assigned. We are looking for an outstanding candidate with education (BS required, graduate degree preferred) and experience in Human Dimensions and Wildlife Management. The candidate must have great written and communication skills and strong relational skills. This is a career service position, located in Nashville, TN, has great pay plan and state benefits. Several positions are available in the Game Species Section. Applicants are encouraged to apply for all positions for which they are qualified.
Conservation Genetics Technician
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission This position will assist the Conservation Geneticist with processing samples for DNA analysis. Primary duties include performing and troubleshooting DNA extractions, PCR, and sequencing. Additionally, candidate will be responsible for database management and will perform microsatellite analysis under the supervision of the Conservation Geneticist. Other duties include assisting with tissue cataloguing, data entry, and lab management.
Natural Resources Police Officer
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Wildlife Law Enforcement Positions. Full LE position that also incorporates boating, fishing, litter enforcement.
Community Conservation Coordinator
Virginia Outdoors Foundation Follow Link for more details and Application portal.
The Virginia Outdoors Foundation is seeking a full-time Community Conservation Coordinator who will establish and build strong relationships throughout communities in Hampton Roads in pursuit of furthering VOF’s conservation goals. Working with community leaders, partners, and other stakeholders, the Conservation Coordinator will identify and develop conservation projects that address specific needs within area communities. This position includes a strong focus on external engagement to build authentic, collaborative, and inclusive relationships and partnerships focused on ensuring equitable delivery of VOF’s programs. The Conservation Coordinator will model VOF values of community, respect, diversity and inclusivity, evidence-based decision making, and human potential.
Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Management
Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Management
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College See link below or track down Dr. Vanessa Lane at the conference for more info. Deadline is technically today but can be extended for the right candidate. Text me if interested. 8455948415
M.S. Assistantship, Conservation Social Science
University of Arkansas at Monticello The Rubino Lab (www.rubinoresearch.com) at the University of Arkansas—Monticello is searching for exceptional candidates for a funded master’s position beginning January 2022. The assistantship is half time and carries an annual stipend of $15,000 plus tuition.
We are seeking a motivated and independent M.S. student to assist in a conservation social science project. This project may include one of the lab's ongoing research efforts or be developed based on the candidate's interests. Current projects broadly involve human dimensions of natural resource conservation and natural resource communication topics.
Application & Additional Information: Graduate program and application information can be found at https://www.uamont.edu/academics/CFANR/grad-degrees.html. Applicants must be admitted to the University of Arkansas at Monticello and apply to the College of Forestry, Agriculture & Natural Resources. Applicants must submit all GRE scores, unofficial transcripts, a statement of research interests, and the contact information of three references. For additional information, please contact Dr. Elena Rubino at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.rubinoresearch.com. The position is available until a qualified candidate is selected and applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
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