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Want to get involved with WYOBIRD? Are you a University of Wyoming student or prospective student interested in funding you own research or gaining credit hours? Check out our current job openings, graduate student positions, explore the following groups to see what they have to offer, or contact us at wyobird@uwyo.edu

Current Job Openings:

Research Project Manager for Hawai'i VINE

We are currently accepting applications for a research project manager to oversee a crew of 5-8 technicians and graduate students on our Hawai’i VINE project, a collaboration between the University of Wyoming, the University of Hawai’i-Manoa, Northern Arizona University, and the US Army Natural Resources program. The VINE project has been running since 2014, and focuses on seed dispersal, bird behavior, and the effects of native and non-native plants on the ecosystem. Field work will include mist-netting and banding birds, behavioral observations, point counts, and vegetation surveys and experiments; the candidate will also oversee monthly reports to the funding agency, oversee data management, track budgeting, and help organize outreach events.

Required qualifications include an M.S. in biology, natural resource management, wildlife biology, or related field and at least two years of field experience. Preference will be given to candidates with experience managing field crews, previous experience working in Hawai’i, and previous experience working with birds.

Salary: $57,000-$62,000 annually, commensurate with experience, and full benefits

Start Date: July 1, 2024. Renewable annual contract for up to 36 months total dependent on positive reviews

Review of applications will begin May 12

 For a complete job description and information on how to apply, please see the Hawai’i VINE Project Manager Job Description

Current Graduate Student Openings:

There are no current openings for graduate student positions. Please check back in the future!

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