12 August 2011

Can you ID benthic macroinvertebrates?

For those of you that took a little extra ecology, this part-time job might be interesting...

StreamWatch Program Coordinator

The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association is seeking applicants for our StreamWatch Program Coordinator. The StreamWatch Program was started 1992; through this program, dedicated volunteers assess and document water quality in the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed.

The Coordinator manages the biological, bacterial, chemical, and river assessment volunteer teams. The Coordinator also provides volunteer training, database management, distribution of volunteer supplies, and organization of monthly monitoring events. In addition, the Coordinator writes the StreamWatcher newsletter which is distributed several times a year. Finally, the Coordinator provides support to the Science Department through assistance with grant proposal writing, field work, protocol development, etc.. Experience with benthic macroinvertebrate identification is required. The position is part-time without benefits.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Dr. Amy Soli, Watershed Science Director, via e-mail to asoli@thewatershed.org or by e-mail to the SBMWA, 31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington, NJ 08534. The Watershed Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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