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Research Associate

The Department of Biology teaches biological concepts and research methods to biology and medical technology majors and prepares them for professional careers and/or advanced study. We also introduce non-biology majors to basic biological knowledge and its applications to our society. We prepare graduate students for professional careers and/or further graduate study. By involving undergraduate and graduate students in research, we increase society’s knowledge of living organisms and their environments and we enhance our students’ technical and analytical skills so that they can contribute meaningfully to an increasingly technological society. This position will be primarily responsible for assisting with the Research needs of Biology’s Department Head in research on the ecology of bats and mice. Functional areas of the position include the collection, analysis, synthesis and communication of bio-acoustic and other ecological data, maintenance of equipment used for research in the field and the lab, maintenance of permits and other research compliance documents, managing research projects and assisting all personnel in the research group as needed.

A Masters of Science degree in Biology, or a related field. A valid drivers license and demonstrated experience in handling/driving large trucks because all of our research takes place at remote field sites and we get to those sites in research trucks that are large trucks. Proficiency with Microsoft EXCEL- demonstrated experience with data entry, analysis, synthesis- experience in digital recording of animal sounds- experience in archiving digital animal sounds- experience in analyzing digital animal sound recordings. Preferred Qualifications Experience in analyzing bat echolocation calls using one of the following platforms: BCID, EchoClass, SonoBat, Kaleidoscope-experience in video editing and processing-experience in report writing-experience with programing in R-experience with using Microsoft ACCESS-experience in the field mist-netting bats and/or handling rodents and/or bioacoustic field recording-a graduate degree in terrestrial animal ecology or related field-experience with 4WD vehicle.

Starting salary is $43,000 per year. Submit your cover letter, resume, and list of three references to UNCG’s Job Search website position #2475.

UNCG is a minority-serving institution and an EEO/AA employer with a strong commitment to increasing diversity. EOE AA/M/F/D/V