Naturalist, Camp Pemigewassett

Wentworth, NH

Organization: Camp Pemigewassett

Duties: Camp Pemigewassett (“Pemi”) (www.camppemi.com) , a residential camp for boys, age 8-15, in Wentworth, NH seeks an experienced teacher/naturalist for a full-time seasonal position, June 9-August 14, 2017. Pemi has a 92 year tradition of excellence in science-based, outdoor, nature education and the person taking this position will not only teach in the program but also assist in its operation.

Desired qualifications: Candidates should have at least 3 years experience in outdoor/environmental education or science teaching, and a degree in one of the field-based sciences. Additional experience might substitute for the degree. We are specifically looking for someone with a passion for insects and related organisms. In addition strength in at least one of the following would be a plus: fresh-water ecology, forest ecology, birds, animals, astronomy, wilderness skills. While familiarity with our northern New England habitats would be helpful, it is not necessary as we can provide training.

How to apply: For more information, contact R. Laurence Davis, PhD, Director of Nature Programs and Teaching at rldavis@newhaven.edu. Those who wish to apply should send, electronically to this email address, a cover letter that describes your interests and experience, a current CV, and a list of 3 references with contact information. The salary is negotiable and based on experience and education. It includes housing, meals, and laundry. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

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