Research Assistant: Freshwater Turtle Conservation – L. Willey [work study]
Location: Keene, NH
Antioch University New England
Position Type: Work Study
Department: Environmental Studies
Start Date: 5/10/21
End Date: 8/27/21
Number of Positions: 3
Hours per Week: 21
Weekends Required: No
Evenings Required: No
Supervisor: Lisabeth Willey
This position allows for remote work Yes/No: Yes
Percentage of time that could be remote (0-100%): 100%. remote work will involve developing management plans, data entry, and data QAQC.
Method to assess remote work: Work will be assessed via verbal communication during biweekly zoom research team meetings as well as assessment of data, spreadsheets, reports, and lit. reviews.
We seek student research assistants interested in contributing to the development and implementation of a regional conservation plan for Blanding’s Turtles and Spotted Turtles in the northeast. The research assistants will work with AUNE faculty and collaborators at state wildlife agencies, other universities, and NGOs from Maine to Florida. Duties include: data entry, management, and analysis; GIS analysis; literature reviews; development of site specific conservation plans. The majority of work this summer involves site specific management plan development, data entry, and QA/QC. May and June will be 100% management plan development. July and August will be working with data/databases.
Experience with Excel, managing large databases, and data QAQC. Experience writing habitat management plans and working with stakeholders also preferred. Data analysis (including habitat and population modeling), R, and GIS experience also desired. Excellent attention to detail and communication skills.
How to Apply: Please submit a letter or interest and current resume/CV to Liz Willey
Email: [email protected]
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