Research Analyst – Adirondacks – Summer 2017

Well, this sounds like a ton of fun. Tempted to apply myself 😉

FW by Andy Wilson


Research Analyst – Sage Apprenticeship – Summer 2017
Job Description:

Title: Research Analyst

Salary: $15 per hour

Duration: May 22, 2017 – August 25, 2017

Location/Unit: Newcomb Campus, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF)

Background: The primary purpose of the apprenticeship is to provide a meaningful professional field experience by placing an employee in the role of staff member at the Adirondack Ecological Center. The incumbent will gain experience with field ecology, laboratory skills, computer analysis, teamwork and leadership. The typical day might include supervising a group of students in collecting data on Huntington Wildlife Forest or other study site in the Adirondacks, performing data analysis, and preparing a report.

Brief Description of Duties: The successful candidate will work with AEC staff in conducting research in the Adirondacks. Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:

· Vegetation sampling

· Small mammal live-trapping

· Salamander population estimation

· Common Loon surveys

· Data entry and analysis

· Supervision of undergraduate students

· Preparation of reports


Required Qualifications: Bachelor Degree in Biology, Forestry or Related Field. A valid driver’s license for travel in New York State.

Preferred Qualifications: Previously been exposed to Huntington Wildlife Forest. Experience in plant and animal identification, vegetation, soil, and vertebrate sampling.

Application Instructions:

Application Process: Submit a letter of application, résumé, and names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses (if available) of three business references, with a brief explanation of the candidate’s relationship to each reference.

Application Deadline: Although the college will accept applications until the position is filled, candidates should submit materials by March 28, 2017 to assure optimal consideration.

Apply here:

About College of Environmental Science and Forestry:

Founded in 1911, the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is the nation’s oldest and most respected school dedicated to the study of the environment, developing renewable technologies and building a sustainable future. The ESF main campus is in Syracuse, NY and has regional campuses throughout Central New York and the Adirondack Park. ESF consistently earns high rankings in US News and World Report, Forbes, Peterson’s Guide, The Washington Monthly, Princeton Review and other national college guidebooks.

Additional Information:

In accordance with the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" institutions of higher education are required to prepare an annual report containing information on campus security policies and campus statistics. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by SUNY-ESF; and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a printed copy of this report by contacting SUNY-ESF University Police at 315-470-6667 or by accessing the following web site:

The Research Foundation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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