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Subject: Hudson River Sturgeon Project Job Announcements
From: Reuben Goforth <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Academic forum on fisheries ecology and related topics <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 6 Aug 1997 15:32:12 -0500

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Hello All...

I am posting the following positions for a collegue...please e-mail Dr.
Douglas Peterson ([log in to unmask]) for questions regarding this


Reuben R. Goforth




</bold>New York Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Graduate Education & Research Positions

From the Hydroecology & Fish Biology home page:

The following positions are currently available to qualified applicants

full time employment in fisheries research for fall 1997, and
April-December, 1998.

Current work focuses on both Atlantic and shortnose sturgeon in the
Hudson River.

Screening of applicants will begin Aug 11 and continue until all posts
are filled.

Interested applicants should apply immediately.  See the World Wide Web
site listed

above for further detailed project descriptions.

<bold>TEMPORARY FIELD ASSISTANTS, Fall 1997 & April-December 1998 -

</bold>Three positions are available for applicants who have some

experience capturing fish, recording data, and operating boats. These

are needed to conduct fieldwork for ongoing studies of Hudson River

Primary duties include tracking of sonic tagged fish, gill netting,

and gear maintenance.  Three positions will be available from Aug 15 to
Dec 1, 1997.

These positions will also be available beginning in April, 1998, with

given to those hired in fall, 1997. Applicants currently residing in
the Hudson

Valley are particularly encouraged to apply.  Although these are
temporary positions,

all qualified applicants will also be considered for the position of

"Hudson River Coordinator" in 1998 (see job description below).

These positions are full time and pay $7-$8.50/hr depending on
applicant qualifications.


</bold>Based in Hudson Valley or Ithaca, post BS or post MS degree
research specialist.

Needed to assist with all Hudson River studies by conducting field

activities and managing project housing, laboratory, and office

monitoring service arrangements, maintaining a custom-built research
trawler, and

organizing a wide variety of other equipment and light boats.
Preference will

be given to applicants with good mechanical skills and experience in at

two or more of the following:

        - trailering, operating, and maintaining small boats

        - sampling of fish using gill nets and trawls

        - repair and maintenance of various types of field equipment

          including outboard motors, sampling gear, etc.

        - sonic telemetry

        - supervision of fisheries research field crews

Funding on-line through 1998. This person will be required to conduct
fieldwork and

manage local demands for at least 3 studies in 1998.  All qualified
persons applying for

a positions as "temporary field assistant" will also be considered for
this post.


Send the following information to Douglas Peterson via POSTAL MAIL, or
E-Mail, or FAX at the

address below:

 1.  A letter describing your research or career interests. Include

     information on your judgement of the most appropriate position

     identify restrictions on availability (possible starting time).

 2.  A resume with contact information for at least 3 references

     phone number).  Please specify what types of field experience you

     that qualify you for the position(s) of interest.

 3.  Include contact information: email address, postal address, and

     phone/fax numbers.

All materials will kept for at least one year in case additional or

different openings develop.

Mail information or questions to:

Dr. Douglas L. Peterson                          E-mail:
[log in to unmask]

NY Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit          Phone:

Department of Natural Resources                         FAX:

208 Fernow Hall - Cornell University

Ithaca, New York 14853 USA


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