The Wildlife Society is hiring a Conservation Affairs Network Fellow to help advance TWS’ policy activities and those of TWS chapters and sections through support and coordination of the Conservation Affairs Network. This is a full-time, term position with funding expected to be available through June 30, 2022. Possibility for extension up to an additional 12 months based on funding and incumbent availability. Further details may be found in the attached announcement. Deadline to apply is August 15. Contact Caroline Murphy with any questions at CMurphy@wildlife.org.
Start/End Date: April 19, 2021 – October 15, 2021 (anticipated)
Term: 26 weeks
Reports To: Victoria Allen (Assistant Recreation Team Lead for Flagstaff District, USFS)
Location: USFS Flagstaff Ranger Station (5075 N. Highway 89, Flagstaff, AZ 86004)
Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC) is partnering with the Coconino National Forest to provide a 26-week
paid professional opportunity to take place throughout the Coconino NF, focused on Wildlife
Management in Wilderness Areas, especially Kachina Peaks Wilderness. This position will conduct field
surveys, inventories, and monitoring of wildlife and wilderness resources. This position will collaborate
with multiple specialists and biologists, from multiple agencies to develop a Wilderness Wildlife
Management Plan. No housing is available for this position.
WHEN: 2021 Spring Semester – January 4th – April 16th. Class will be held on Fridays only from 9am-12:20pm. (Spring Break: March 15th – 21st)
WHERE: Grand Canyon University
WHAT: Instructor(s) for Bio 478 Field Techniques Class.
As of now there has been quite a bit of flexibility built into the course to cover topics related to the areas below. Instructors could cover as much or as little as they wanted, take students out in the field, or introduce them to other professionals.
The major topics of the course are:
- Mapping (4 weeks) – Position Filled
- Aquatic biology (4 weeks) – OPEN
- Terrestrial biology (4 weeks) – OPEN
- Reporting and management strategies (3 weeks) – OPEN
Compensation will range between $2,000-$3,200 (for entire course) depending on the number of students involved. Interested persons may apply to teach one section or several depending on their interests.
There is not a designated text for this course, however students will be purchasing the American Fisheries Society standard methods in sampling.
As of now, three students are enrolled in the course, though this number will likely increase to six or seven students.
GCU is creating a “shell” for the course so that professionals can bring in materials they feel comfortable with and are relevant for the students in their pursuit of graduate work or careers.
If interested, please contact Adrienne Crawford to set up a meeting to discuss the course or any other questions you may have.
Adrienne Crawford – (602) 639-7599 | firstname.lastname@example.org