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Freshwater Science Jobs & Opportunities

Freshwater Science Jobs & Opportunities

  • SFS members, academic institutions, public agencies, and nonprofit organizations may post jobs and opportunities freely at no charge.
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Director of Institute of Environmental Change and Society (tenured) — University of Regina

Posted: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Monday, March 18, 2024

The Faculty of Science at the University of Regina invites applications for the Director of the Institute of Environmental Change and Society (IECS). This appointment will be made as a tenured Professor and will be the University’s nominee for a Tier I Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Water and the Environment. Candidates should be a Full Professor or late-stage Associate Professors. The successful candidate will be an established leader in environmental or ecological processes related to water resources in the context of global change.

Stream Restoration Summer Technician — Michigan Trout Unlimited

Posted: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Friday, March 8, 2024

Michigan Trout Unlimited is a conservation based organization that works to conserve, protect, and restore Michigan’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. We are seeking a paid summer technician to help our organization better fulfill our mission through expanded data collection efforts. We are seeking an individual to conduct stream monitoring, data collection, and data management. The Stream Technician will be working on coldwater streams throughout Michigan with a focus on northern Michigan coldwater streams including the Upper Manistee, Au Sable, and White Rivers.

Two REU Positions in Stream Ecosystem Ecology — Kent State University

Posted: 
Thursday, February 8, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Saturday, March 30, 2024

The Costello Lab at Kent State University is inviting applications for a 10-week summer research experience for undergraduates. These positions are part of the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) program. Students will study how the ecology of flowing water ecosystems is influenced by water chemistry. Two successful applicants will join the team of researchers in the Costello Lab exploring the causes and consequences of trace metal and nutrient limitation on stream communities and ecosystems.

Master's Position — University of Arkansas

Posted: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Friday, March 22, 2024

The Speir Lab at the University of Arkansas is recruiting a master's student for Fall 2024. The selected student will join the QuEST project team. The selected student’s thesis will focus on high-frequency water quality sensor data from nested deployments within a local watershed. The goal will be to capture how stream network expansion and contraction dynamics change carbon, nutrient, and material export.

Assistant Professor of Freshwater Fish Ecology — NC State University

Posted: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024

The Department of Applied Ecology invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in freshwater fish ecology. We seek candidates who conduct innovative, quantitative research that develops and applies ecological principles to address issues related to freshwater fish conservation and management.

M.S. Assistantship: Prairie fish habitat associations — University of Wyoming

Posted: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

The Walters Lab at the University of Wyoming Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit is seeking applications for a funded master’s student (12-month stipend of $2000/month plus benefits & tuition waiver). The student will lead a project examining spatial and temporal variation in fish and mussel distributions in an intermittent prairie stream. Field techniques will include seining, backpack electrofishing, managing environmental sensors (temperature loggers, etc.), and stream habitat measurements.

Field Technician — EDR

Posted: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

EDR is seeking versatile, team-oriented candidates to join our Environmental Services group. Field Technicians will have an academic background and/or limited experience in wetland/stream delineations and other relevant natural resource topics such as plant and avian identification. EDR is a multi-disciplinary environmental consulting and design firm that has been in business for over 40 years. This position represents a career opportunity with one of the leading environmental permitting consultants for renewable energy projects in the Eastern United States.

Field Ecologist — EDR

Posted: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

EDR is seeking versatile, team-oriented candidates to join our Environmental Services group. Qualified Field Ecologists will have at least 2 years of experience in wetland/stream delineations and other natural resource-based fieldwork such as wildlife surveys, habitat surveys, rare plant surveys, invasive species surveys, and general ecological surveys. The successful candidate must be comfortable outside in all weather conditions, be willing to put in long days during the field season, and be capable of carrying typical field equipment.

Ecological Restoration Engineer — Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration

Posted: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

The Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) seeks an experienced professional that is looking to make an impact on our planet. This position requires significant leadership, sound professional judgment, and a high level of expertise in ecological restoration, engineering in riverine and wetland settings, and the discipline of project management. The candidate will work closely with other staff, as a part of the Technical Services Branch, to support and enhance the quality, efficiency, and technical rigor of DER’s diverse restoration projects including wetland restoration, river and stream continuity, dam removal, cranberry bog restoration, and regional restoration partnerships.

Ecological Restoration Planner — Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration

Posted: 
Thursday, February 1, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) seeks an experienced professional that is looking to make an impact on our planet. This position will develop and employ restoration planning and GIS capabilities, as well as cultivate the Division's expertise, resources, and collaborations. The candidate will work closely with other staff, as a part of the Technical Services Branch, to support the planning needs for a diverse range of restoration projects including wetland restoration, river and stream continuity, dam removal, cranberry bog restoration, and regional restoration partnerships.

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