MSc Position - Small mammal seasonal dynamics in changing forests

Forest & Wildife Ecology, UW-Madison

We are seeking an outstanding student to pursue a MSc in  small mammal ecology in the Wildlife Ecology program housed in the Department  of Forest and Wildlife Ecology (FWE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  The student’s thesis will involve studying the population ecology of small  mammals in experimental forests of northern Wisconsin using a combination of  field work and population analysis methods.

PhD Position: Carnivore Ecology and Conservation

University of Wisconsin - Madison

We are seeking an outstanding student to pursue a PhD in carnivore ecology  and conservation in the Wildlife Ecology program housed in the Department of  Forest and Wildlife Ecology (FWE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The  student’s dissertation will involve studying the foraging, habitat, and  population ecology of forest carnivores in California using a combination of  field, molecular, and population analysis methods. Additional research  components could be added depending on shared interests and funding  opportunities.

Director of Marine Mammal Institute

Oregon State University

The College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University is seeking a Director of the OSU Marine Mammal Institute (MMI).   The MMI uses its  resources to understand how marine mammals interact with their environment  and human activities affecting them. MMI works to develop solutions which  will benefit both marine mammals and human endeavors.

Pacific Marten

Common Name 
Pacific Marten
Order
Family
Species Name 
Martes caurina
Status 
Least Concern
States 
Alaska, California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Professor of Terrestrial Vertebrate Biology

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH

The Department of Biological Sciences at California State University Long  Beach is looking to hire a Terrestrial Vertebrate Biologist. All areas of  ecology and evolutionary biology are welcome, and we are especially  interested in candidates with strong quantitative skills that can participate  in teaching courses in statistics.
 
Recruitment #2492
Position: Assistant Professor of Terrestrial Vertebrate Biology Effective Date: August 20, 2018 (Fall Semester)
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Specimen from USA, FL.  LACM 52375

Trichechus manatus - #3816

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West Indian Manatee

Specimen from USA, FL. LACM 52375, 5 December 2013. DG Huckaby

Distribution: Caribbean coastal areas and river systems from Virginia, USA to Espírito Santo, Brazil.
Family: Trichechidae (manatees)

Merriam's Chipmunk

Common Name 
Merriam's Chipmunk
Order
Family
Species Name 
Tamias merriami
Status 
Least concern
States 
California
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Merriam's Chipmunk Distribution

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Assistant Professor of Wildlife Biology

Division of Science & Environmental Policy at California State University, Monterey Bay

The Division of Science & Environmental Policy (SEP) at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level to begin in fall 2015. We seek applicants with a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research, interdisciplinary research on wildlife interactions across wild, urban, and agricultural interfaces, and a record of successful research grant proposal writing.

Research Zoologist

Department of Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History seeks a zoologist to conduct an integrative, specimen- or collection-based research program in vertebrate evolution and biodiversity, in the disciplines of herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, and/or ornithology, particularly herpetology.

Frontal view of face.  Also as Felis manul.  On cover of Journal of Mammalogy 93(5)

Otocolobus manul - #2050

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Pallas's Cat

Frontal view of face. Also as Felis manul. On cover of Journal of Mammalogy 93(5), 11 May 2007. S Ross

Distribution: Afghanistan, Armenia, China, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.
Family: Felidae (cats)