Program Director in Avian Ecology, Archbold Biological Station
Archbold Biological Station (Venus, Florida, USA) seeks an accomplished scientist for the Program Director in Avian Ecology, either as Assistant or Associate Research Biologist. Endowed position with competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Anticipated start Jan. 2023, although earlier start negotiable. The primary goal is to conduct high-quality research in avian ecology at Archbold, home to the world-renowned, 50+ year study of Florida Scrub-Jays. The Program Director will lead this project, maintaining key data collection, while developing new research directions. Research need not be limited to Florida Scrub-Jays-many opportunities for cross-disciplinary projects exist drawing from Archbold's diverse, long-term data. As well as individual research, the director has broad responsibility for growth of the avian ecology program, serving as a host for visiting researchers, collaborations, and is also responsible for overseeing Archbold's bird collection.
The successful candidate will contribute to Archbold's four strategic pillars, integrating peer-reviewed science with conservation priorities from local to the global scale. Archbold owns and manages nearly 20,000 acres of diverse habitats serving as natural laboratories. The Avian Ecology director should have applied interests in conservation and land management, especially fire management. The director will also be actively engaged in education including mentoring visiting graduate students, research interns, PostDocs, and supporting public outreach, some K-12 activities, and visiting college classes. The successful candidate will contribute to Archbold's goals of fostering human diversity, equity, and inclusive opportunities for all.
A fuller description of the position and application can be found at
PhD in avian or wildlife ecology, evolution, behavior, or a related field. Post-doctoral research experience. Demonstrated ability to conduct high-quality research and success in obtaining external funding. Interest in organismal, field-based research, and research that interfaces with conservation, land management. Proven effectiveness in supervising assistants, students, and interns. Qualifications allowing candidate to work in the United States.
Required Application Materials:
Please send cover letter, CV or resumé, and names and contact information for three references in a single pdf file to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 7, 2022.
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