The Center for North American Herpetology
28 March 2008
FIELD HERPETOLOGISTS NEEDED TO ASSIST IN THE STUDY OF ANOLINE FOOD WEB
Dates: 12 May 18 July 2008
Location: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Florida
Description of work: Two field assistants are needed for a study comparing the food web
interactions of native and exotic lizards of the genus Anolis in Florida. Fieldwork will
involve capturing anoles and arthropod prey species and monitoring their interactions in
field enclosures. Start and end dates are flexible. Housing and a small living stipend
($200/month) will be provided. Assistants will be responsible for travel to and from
Orlando, Florida. This is a great opportunity to see a wide variety of Florida's herpetofauna
and other wildlife.
Qualifications: Experience capturing and handling lizards preferred, but not required. Must
enjoy working outdoors and be motivated, hardworking, good-natured, and able to work
well with others. Applicants must be in good physical condition and willing to work in hot
and humid conditions in areas with biting insects and venomous snakes.
To apply: Email a letter of interest, resume or CV, and contact information for three
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Tennessee
Please put FIELD ASSISTANT in the subject line. Review of applications will begin
immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
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