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Position Title
Department     Dean of the College
Position Number     0120701
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In the forty years since the Kemeny administration’s reinvigoration of the College’s founding ideals, Dartmouth has established its preeminence among peer institutions in the recruitment, retention, breadth, and achievements of the American Indian student population. Dartmouth’s Native American Program (NAP) is an exemplary model, and, it is grounded in the following core commitments which the Director proactively upholds: support for Native American education; facilitation of the holistic development of Native students; reflection of the value that self-determination has in the lives of Native students; maintenance and expression of Native American cultural identity; and, cultivation of a strong ethic of community engagement within the College community, its Native communities and its external relationships.
Position Purpose

The Director of the Native American Program (NAP) will be to guide the vision, development and implementation of a dynamic program; and, to provide direction, leadership, and consultation in the educational, social, cultural, and personal development of Native American students at Dartmouth College. These priorities are accomplished through: 1) Program Vision, Development, Implementation and Evaluation 2) Student Advising and Mentoring 3) Community Advocacy 4) Budget and Personnel Administration, and 5) Community Engagement and Collaboration. We seek a student-centered colleague with a deep commitment to the wellness and academic achievement of Native students, a passion for collaboration and respect for diverse points of view, and a strong desire to work as part of a community.

WA DNR Fish & Wildlife Bio 4 Job Opening

Washington State Dept of Natural Resources
Fish and Wildlife Biologist 4-Environmental Analyst
Recruitment # 2015-04-6753-03349

SALARY RANGE: $ 3,819 – $ 5,010 per month plus comprehensive benefit package and retirement.
Location: Scenic Olympia, Washington
CLOSES: May 3, 2014

This exciting position is on DNR’s forest land planning team. The forest land planning team, which is part of DNR’s Forest Resources Division, is responsible for developing forest land plans, environmental impact statements, and other major planning and environmental documents for the sustainable forest management (including timber harvest) of state trust lands in Washington state. Balancing the production of revenue with ecological, social, and other values through planning is one of the team’s primary challenges.

The person in this position will serve as the team’s wildlife specialist. As a senior biologist, this person will:
*Act as the forest land planning team expert on wildlife ecology, the DNR’s State Trust Lands Habitat Conservation Plan, and DNR policies and procedures regarding wildlife.
*Analyze the potential environmental impacts of forest management activities on habitat for northern spotted owls, marbled murrelets, and other listed and non-listed wildlife species for major forest land planning efforts such as the sustainable harvest calculation. This analysis will be performed by synthesizing the ecology of the species with agency policies and procedures and using computer models, GIS, databases, and other analytical tools to determine potential impacts.
*Update and develop ecologically informed analysis tools that incorporate sound science.
*Interpret and communicate analysis results to managers to guide forest land planning and other management decisions. Suggest alternatives, mitigation, and other management solutions.
*Write clear, concise, reader-friendly sections of environmental (NEPA/SEPA) and forest land planning documents and participate in revision process with team members.
*Work with a team of analysts and planners to respond to public comments on environmental and planning documents.
*Provide technical review and coordinate scientific analysis related to ecological issues done by contractors.
*Research and write ecological papers, including resource assessments.
*Assist with public presentations and stakeholder meetings; provide background information concerning strategies related to wildlife issues.
*Working with Region and other Division staff, assist in implementing new forest land plans, policies, and procedures.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

*A master’s degree in wildlife ecology and conservation or wildlife biology or a bachelor’s degree in wildlife ecology and conservation or wildlife biology and a minimum of five years of professional experience in wildlife management or research or habitat management or research.
*Knowledge of wildlife ecology, wildlife habitat management and research, endangered and threatened species management, forest ecology, landscape ecology, and the scientific method, which is demonstrated by the ability to conduct independent research, analyze data, and write discussions on major topics related to wildlife and endangered species for environmental impact statements.
*Knowledge of statistical theory and techniques and research methods, which is demonstrated by the ability to identify and define research problems, determine the extent and type of data needed, and implement results of research/analysis.
*Demonstrated knowledge of harvest techniques, silviculture, and forest inventory, and the ability to express that knowledge through effective written and oral communication.
*Demonstrated ability to speak and write effectively, participate in public meetings, and produce presentations for specific audiences, including management, the public, and stakeholders.
*Demonstrated ability to present papers and posters at scientific conferences.
*Demonstrated ability to work as a team member on team projects.
*Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND HOW TO APPLY PLEASE GO: TO:http://agency.governmentjobs.com/dnr/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1120116

Questions? Please contact Heidi Tate at phone number (360) 902-1662/Heidi.Tate@dnr.wa.gov or e-mail us at DNRrecruiting@dnr.wa.gov.

For an example of a current major planning effort currently underway, please visit the Olympic Experimental State Forest (OESF) forest land planning website at the following link:
http://www.dnr.wa.gov/ResearchScience/Topics/StateTrustLandsForestManagement/Pages/lm_flp_oesf.aspx

Melody Wolf
Agency Recruiter
Human Resources Division
Washington State Department Natural Resources (DNR)
360-902-1350
Melody.Wolf@dnr.wa.gov<mailto:Melody.Wolf@dnr.wa.gov>
www.dnr.wa.gov/aboutdnr/employment<http://www.dnr.wa.gov/aboutdnr/employment>

We’re recruiting a new Assistant Professor (i.e. lecturer) in Tropical
Sciences at the University of Nottingham. This is a permanent position.
We’re especially keen to bring in someone working in ecology and
conservation, though would be open to applicants in behaviour or physiology
as well. Essentially we want someone with whole-organism interests in the
tropics. For the full advertisement see:

http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AKX214/assistant-professor-in-tropical-biology/

The position is being created because we need someone to run our new
Tropical Sciences degree and contribute to teaching on it. This will
commence in 2016, and any new appointment can expect to be protected for the
first couple of years to allow them to develop their research. The new
degree will be a split-site undergraduate program with two years in the UK
and one year on our campus in Malaysia, just outside KL. Candidates with
experience of working in Malaysia will therefore be particularly welcome.

We have a very friendly and collaborative group here, which has been growing
steadily over the last few years. People at Nottingham with major research
interests in the tropics include Adam Algar, Richard Field, Ahimsa Campos-
Arceiz, Sofie Sjogersten, and myself. This is only a small part of a much
larger ecology and evolution section though. Our website hasn’t been updated
for a few years but see http://ecology.nottingham.ac.uk for some idea of
what goes on here and by all means ask if you’d like to know more.

Please share this advertisement widely with anyone you know who might be
interested. This is a genuinely open call and we’re excited about bringing
in another colleague who will expand our current interests. I’m happy to
answer any general enquiries though specific questions about the position
should go through Prof. Jan Bradley who is the academic lead.

All the best,

Markus

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Cincinnati Procurement Operations Division, is pleased to announce a student services contract opportunity for the Ground Water and Ecosystems Restoration Division in the Office of Research and Development (ORD) in Ada, Oklahoma. The EPA is seeking a student or recent graduate to provide support to the Safety Health and Environmental Management Program (SHEMP).

 

Please post this announcement in an area where students will see it. You may forward this email to individual students or recent graduates. Applications must be received by 5:00 PM EST Friday, May 8, 2015.The announcement is attached to this email and it will be available on the following website: www.FedConnect.net – click on Search Public Opportunities and use Reference Number RFQ-OH-15-00044.

 

All applications must be submitted via FedConnect (www.fedconnect.net). Instructions on how to submit applications are contained in the announcement. The process to apply via FedConnect is lengthy, please allow for at least two weeks to complete the registrations.

 

Thank you,

 

 

Lisa Ryle

Cincinnati Procurement Operations Division
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Phone: 513-487-2851
Fax: 513-487-2115
Email: ryle.lisa@epa.gov
http://intranet.epa.gov/oamintra/CPOD/

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
How can 1100 tree species coexist in 25 hectares of tropical forest? The successful applicant
will assist with ongoing research in Yasuni National Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon that seeks to
address this question using plant functional traits and spatial pattern analyses. The research will
involve sampling trees for functional traits within a highly-diverse tree plot and the taking of
measurements in a laboratory at the nearby field station. The station is large and modern, with
AC, showers and WiFi.

TIMELINE AND LOGISTICS:
The research will take place from early June through late July and possibly into August. Airfare
and station fees covering food and lodging will be paid for, but salary is not provided.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Enthusiasm for research and a curiosity about ecology, the ability to hike / be on your feet for
several hours in humid conditions amid insects and across steep terrain.

TO APPLY:
Send your name, degree level (undergraduate, recently graduated), and a brief description of
why you are interested in this position to Ian McFadden: imcfaddn@umd.edu

PACE (Postdocs Applying Climate Expertise) Fellowship Program

Tracking Code
15104
Job Description
The UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs (VSP) announces the annual call for applications for the PACE (Postdocs Applying Climate Expertise) Fellowship Program. Several postdoctoral fellows will be appointed. The recruitment period ends May 15, 2015.

 

UCAR postdoctoral fellowships positions are for two years based on continued program funding. Successful applicants in this program will be hosted by two mentors: one mentor in climate research, the other mentor in the decision making area.

 

The program seeks recent or anticipated Ph.D.’s who have demonstrated expertise in climate science and who are interested in applying their knowledge of the climate system to increase decision-making capacity in climate-sensitive sectors.

 

Partial relocation costs paid per UCAR’s relocation policy.

 

BASIC JOB FUNCTION:

 

The program has been developed to:

 

  • Grow the pool of scientists qualified to work at the interface between climate science and its applications.
  • Transition advances in climate science and climate prediction into climate-related decision-making tools and frameworks.
  • Increase and strengthen collaboration between climate research institutions and decision-making institutions across all sectors.

 

DUTIES INCLUDE:

 

Conducts independent or collaborative research under a proposed plan related to the goals of the program.

Documenting the results of the research in scientific publications, and presenting those results at seminars and conferences.

Pursuing outside activities that advance professional growth, which may include contributing to educational programs, serving on committees, and attending workshops.

 

REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:

 

Education and Experience:

 

  • Ph.D. degree related to climate science and climate prediction; with
  • Preference is given to those who have held a Ph.D. for no more than three years.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Ability to demonstrate climate science expertise.
  • Ability to work independently and conduct research with minimal supervision.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

 

Before you begin the OpenHire process please prepare your application in one (1) PDF document, in the order numbered below.

 

  1. Cover letter that includes a statement of interest and how those interests relate to the PACE goals and objectives.
  2. A one to two page description explaining why you are a climate expert.
  3. Curriculum vitae including a list of publications.
  4. Names and contact information for four professional references. One reference must be from the thesis advisor. See reference information below.
  5. PhD thesis title and abstract.
  6. Description of PhD thesis research (and other research, if applicable), including general areas of expertise (e.g., regional modeling, drought dynamics, extreme event estimation, etc.).

 

Step 1. To begin the application process, at the bottom of this page click “New Resume/CV.” The next page presents options for you to submit your materials. Select “Upload a resume/CV document.”

 

Step 2. You will then be prompted to submit your résumé or CV. Click “Browse” to find your file on your computer. At this point, upload your complete application as one (1) PDF document.

 

Step 3. Continue the application process as prompted. Step 4 of the online application process will ask you if you want to upload additional documentation. Ignore this step.

 

Reference Information:

 

Applicants are responsible for contacting four referees to have letters sent to UCAR/VSP by the application deadline. One letter must be from the thesis advisor, and letters from more than one institution are encouraged. Referees should be directed to Reference Letter Guidance at http://www.vsp.ucar.edu/pace/references.html.

 

Please have reference letters sent by email to UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs at vspapply@ucar.edu.

 

Questions on the VSP application process may be addressed to vspapply@ucar.edu or 303-497-1605.

 

Questions on the OpenHire application process may be addressed to Martha Jones at martha@ucar.edu, or 303-497-8715.

Job Location
Various, Colorado, United States

Summer REU Coordinator (Temporary)

Date Posted: Apr 01, 2015
Number: GRNTMT
Grade: N/A
Testing: N/A

Duties
The Coordinator with the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program will be responsible for on-site supervision and coordination of program activities. The position is based at Samford University and Oak Mountain State Park in Birmingham, Alabama, from May 19 to August 15, 2015.

Funded by the National Science Foundation, the REU Program provides research opportunities for 12-14 highly competitive students from the United States. Each student works under the close supervision of an experienced research mentor.  The Coordinator will work closely with the other mentors and with the Primary Investigator (PI) and Co-PI in all aspects of the design and implementation of the 2015 REU program.
Required Qualifications

*   Ph.D. or M.Sc. in Biology, Ecology, Organismal Biology, Conservation Biology, or a related field
*   Ph.D. students who have advanced to candidacy and are approaching the completion of their degree are also encouraged to apply.
*   Professional research experience in biology
*   A strong interest in and disposition for working with undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds
*   Professional experience in supervision of undergraduate research
*   Patient, dedicated, and enthusiastic personality
*   Strong organizational skills
*   Excellent communication skills
*   Comfort with statistical packages like R, SPSS, or other databases
*   Ability to lift and carry at least 25 lbs
*   Ability to walk distance of 2 miles over varied terrain in the heat
*   Driver’s License and ability to comfortably drive a 15-passenger van

Preferred Qualification

*   None

Apply for this job

Submit resume and cover letter with current salary/salary requirements to:

Office of Human Resources
Samford University
800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229
FAX: (205) 726-4027
Email: humanres@samford.edu<mailto:humanres@samford.edu?subject=Job%20Application>

Resumes received after the posting is removed will not be considered.

Join PACE (Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship) for an Inspiring
Innovation Speaker Series event with Steve Haumschild, CEO of Lanikai
Brewing Co. He will share lessons learned as an entrepreneur, and offer tips that are critical to achieving success in any start-up.

Monday, March 16, 2015
Shidler College of Business Room A102
4:30 p.m. check-in
5:00 p.m. start
6:30 p.m. end

Free and open to all UHM students, faculty and staff.

Register online to save a seat: pace.shidler.hawaii.edu/speaker

About the Speaker:
Seve Haumschild is a talented serial entrepreneur with experiences in many different industries, ranging from tourism, renewable energy, expedition guiding, watersports, micro-brewery, real estate, consulting, angel investing and manufacturing. He received his Executive MBA from UH Shidler College of Business and undergraduate degrees in Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology from Ohio State University. He also graduated
from the Seibel World Brewing Academy for Professional Brewers. He currently owns and runs Lanikai Brewing Co., Strategic Consulting, Kaiwi Channel Association and Adventure Expeditions.

http://www.hawaii.edu/calendar/manoa/2015/03/16/26073.html?et_id=34322

http://www.gmit.ie/sites/default/files/public/about/docs/post-doc-researcher-1-year-fixed-term.pdf

Postdoctoral Research Opportunity

Job Title: Post-Doctoral Researcher

Reporting to: Dr Rick Officer, Centre Leader

Location: Marine and Freshwater Research Centre, GMIT, Galway

Duration: 1 Year Fixed Term

Funding Agency: Environmental Protection Agency

Project Title: Scope, fate, risks and impacts of micro-plastic pollution in Irish freshwater systems.

Description:

This one year study will inform the development and implementation of policy through improved understanding of the environmental fate and risk posed by micro-plastics in Irish freshwater systems. Identification of potential sources and characteristics of micro-plastics in freshwater systems; together with an assessment of exposure, evaluation of biological effects and interactions with pollutants is needed to inform societal, regulatory and political discussions at national and European levels. Through characterisation of the scope, fate, and impact of micro-plastics in Irish lakes and rivers this project will facilitate development of policies and strategies that address risks posed by this emerging pollutant.

The candidate will join a dynamic research team at GMIT’s Marine and Freshwater Research Centre (MFRC). The MFRC works to achieve two over-arching and complementary outcomes:

1. Contribution to marine and freshwater conservation, management and advisory processes through analytical products, applications and reports; and,

2. Publication in the primary literature to ensure state of the art standards.

This dual approach ensures the quality of the deliverables and highlights the excellent work conducted in Ireland to an international audience, whilst also serving national needs. As a specialised research centre the MFRC places particular emphasis on its key research areas through informing policy, industry engagement and academic output with more than 190 international peer reviewed publications in the last 5 years.

Requirements/Background:

A PhD in one or more of the following: freshwater pollution, micro-plastics, research to inform relevant policy; with specific experience in hydrology. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated proficiency in stakeholder engagement and communication; project conceptualisation, implementation and reporting; and demonstrated ability to work as part of a dynamic team.

Project Start-Date: 16th February 2015

Project Duration: 1 year

Conditions: Salary: €33,975 Pension contribution: €6,795*

*The appointee will not become a member of the public service pension scheme and the pension contribution will only be paid where an approved PRSA is established by the appointee.

Further information on the position may be obtained from Drs Rick Officer (rick.officer@gmit.ie<mailto:rick.officer@gmit.ie>), Roisin Nash (roisin.nash@gmit.ie<mailto:roisin.nash@gmit.ie>) or Ian O’Connor (ian.oconnor@gmit.ie<mailto:ian.oconnor@gmit.ie>).

Interested applicants should submit a detailed Curriculum Vitae including a personal statement as to how you meet the requirements of the post described to hr@gmit.ie<mailto:hr@gmit.ie>

The Human Resources Department

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

Dublin Road

Galway

Ireland.

Telephone No. + 353 91 742766/742767

Latest date for receipt of completed application is: 12 noon on Wednesday, 14th January 2015.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Thursday, 22nd January 2015.

Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted.

The Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people with a disability.
Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomhfhreagras trí Ghaeilge.

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Professor Chris Harrod
(Fish & Aquatic Ecology)

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Twitter: @chris_harrod
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Instituto de Ciencias Naturales Alexander Von Humboldt,
Universidad de Antofagasta,
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