Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory Field Assistant, Duke University

Gothic, Colorado 

Organization: Duke University & Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

Type of opportunity: Seasonal, full-time

Contact: Rebecca Dalton,

Duties: The field assistant will be asked to aid in data collection, entry, and analysis.  This includes pollinator observations, assisting in demographic data collection on perennial plants, and assessing phenology of plants in pre-existing plots. The technician will be expected to attend weekly seminars at RMBL, participate in a weekly meeting to discuss journal articles, and work five days per week in the field.  Field work can be strenuous and often involve long days in the sun.

Desired qualifications: Previous field experience of any kind is preferred, but we are willing to accept students who have a strong interest in ecology.

Start and end dates: mid-May – mid-July, 2016

Link to more information: Read the job announcement for project details.

How to apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Rebecca Dalton ( as soon as possible.