OPPORTUNITIES

JOBS
• Doctoral postition biology:ecosystem function or host-parasite interactions

The Faculty of Health, Science and Technology has an opening for one full-time Ph. D. position at the Department of Environmental and Life Sciences in the field of stream ecology, with focus on either the role of mussels for ecosystem function or host-parasite interactions.

For more info, CLICK HERE


• Propagation biologist position for MN DNR in Lake City, MN

Quick turnaround time - closing date: 1/7/2019
For Details, click HERE, or
Posting Information can be found at:
https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/search-for-jobs/
(External Applicants, Keyword: 29191)

For assistance or questions,
contact the Job Information Line at 651.259.3637
or email careers@state.mn.us


• Internship at Minesota DNR

Minnesota DNR is offering up to four intern positions this field season. SCUBA certification is required as we will be spending considerable time with surveys and monitoring of sites on big rivers – Mississippi River in MN, WI, IA and Illinois and the St Croix River in MN.
Interns will also get experience associated with propagation and rearing of mussels at our lab and with setting up reintroduction sites on smaller rivers in MN.

The link below is a PDF providing instructions on how to apply. Feel free to contact any of us here at the Center for Aquatic Mollusk Programs with questions or assistance. Thanks for your interest!

For more info, CLICK HERE


• Environmental Scientist/Aquatic Biologist - West Virginia

AllStar Ecology, LLC. an environmental consulting firm located near Fairmont and Morgantown, West Virginia is seeking qualified and experienced applicants for a full-time Aquatic Biologist position. Under the supervision of our Lead Aquatic Biologist, the successful candidate will work on various stream and wetland projects for private, public, and non-profit sectors.

For more info, CLICK HERE


• PhD Graduate Assistantship in Large River Unionid Ecology @ Central Michigan University

A fully-funded PhD assistantship is available under the supervision of Dr. Dave Zanatta and Dr. Daelyn Woolnough in the Institute for Great Lakes Research and Department of Biology at Central Michigan University (CMU). The projects that the student will be involved with are funded by the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of the US Fish and Wildlife Service and is a collaboration between CMU, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources, the US Geological Survey, and the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL). The student will be instrumental in designing and helping to implement (with other CMU students and collaborators listed above) large-scale surveys for native freshwater mussels in the Detroit River (in summer 2019) and St. Clair River (summer 2020). The student will also be responsible for developing, implementing, and testing habitat models for native mussels in these large river systems.

For more info, CLICK HERE


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MOLLUSK CLASSES
CONSERVATION BIOLOGY OF FRESHWATER MUSSELS 
(August 5 - 9, 2019) - Moline, IL

For more info, CLICK HERE


CONSERVATION BIOLOGY OFFRESHWATER MUSSELS 
(September 16 - 20, 2019) - NCTC

For more info, CLICK HERE


FRESWATER MUSSEL IDENTIFICATION & ECOLOGY COURSE

February 25 - March 1, 2019
The WVU Natural History Museum will be offering a professional development course titled "Freshwater Mussels of West Virginia: Life History and Identification" to be taught by mussel biologist Janet Clayton of the WV DNR.

FOR MORE INFORMATION - call 304.293.3687
Or email donna.hartman@mail.wvu.edu
Click here for more information and sign-up instructions.


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