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    As a Wildlife Biologist within the Western Ecological Research Center, some of your specific duties will include:

    - Study interactions between wildlife populations, habitat attributes, anthropogenic change, and management actions; primarily in sagebrush ecosystems.

    - Study influence avian breeding ecology and interactions with nest predators, primarily in estuarine systems.

    - Demonstrate scientific writing ability (as lead and co-author) that condenses and summarizes complex research hypotheses analyses, results, and implications into peer-reviewed scientific journal articles.

    - Model and interpret datasets off wildlife-habitat relationships, survival and recruitment, spatial use, and predator-prey relationships, using advanced statistical techniques ( such as Maximum-Likelihood, Bayesian, Geostastical, and/or Geoprocessing analyses).

    - Perform analyses using software such as R, MARK, WinBugs, JAGS, ArcGIS, Spatial Analyst, R raster packages.

    - Provide project management support for the principal investigator.

    - Operates a government motor vehicle as an incidental driver.

    - The work requires some physical exertion such as walking over wet-rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; and bending, crouching, stooping, stretching reaching, or similar activities.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel away from home may be required up to 2 nights per month.

    Supervisory status


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    0486 Wildlife Biology

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