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Most Recent News

Utah State University is looking to fill a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position for assessing the state of river ecosystem science for the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo del Norte. Budy&Schmidt_Rio_Grande_PostDoc_USU.pdf

The Missouri Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit and the University of Missouri are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate that will conduct research evaluating the persistence of neonicotinoid insecticides in publicly managed agroecosystems and eludicating neonicotinoid effects on terrestrial invertebrate communities. Click here for more information 2015-09-01 - Postdoc announcement_MU.pdf


The New Mexico Cooperative Research Unit, with New Mexico State University, seek a research associate with an M.S. and 3 years of experience or Ph.D. from an accredited fisheries or aquatic ecology/biology program. Applicant will work with an amazing team of USGS fisheries biologists to conduct a 3.5 year study to assess effects of drought on Rio Grande cutthroat trout populations in northern New Mexico.  The research project will include field work and model development to assess the effects of seasonal changes in discharge on long term population persistence. 

The Maine Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, at the University of Maine, is seeking a candidate with strong quantitative and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills for a Post-Doctoral Research Associate opportunity. 

2015-06-26 - Maine Coop Unit Post-Doc position.pdf

The Oregon State University Department of Fisheries and Wildlife is recruiting for a dynamic, visionary leader for a tenured administrator position as Department Head.  We seek a Department Head to complement and expand our nationally and internationally recognized programs in wildlife, fisheries and conservation biology.  Appointment includes indefinite tenure on a 9-month basis at 1.00 FTE at the rank of associate or full professor within Fisheries and Wildlife.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications.