The following are opportunity announcements that have been shared with our department. Please directly contact those listed in the position announcement or on the specified website for more information on the opportunity. Where possible, jobs are listed in order by application deadline date, then by dates the opportunity is offered.

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Volunteer Opportunities, Field Courses, and Options for Undergraduate Course Study
Position Title Organization Location Dates Application Deadline More Information
Caribbean Ecosystem Field Studies Winter Break Course Ecosystem Field Studies Riviera Maya Coast of Mexico Dec 27, 2018-Jan 16, 2019  

Course Announcement

Syllabus

Web info

DANTA Tropical Biology Field Courses DANTA: Association for Conservation of the Tropics Costa Rica Multiple dates in Summer & Winter 2019

Winter Session Deadline: Dec 1, 2018

Summer Session Deadline: June 1, 2019

DANTA website

Course Descriptions

Wildlife In the West Field Program Swan Valley Connections Montana May 20 - June 29, 2019 Early Enrollment Discount Deadlines: December 31, 2018 and February 1, 2019

Swan Valley Connections website

Landscape & Livelihood Field Program Swan Valley Connections Montana August 26 - November 1, 2019 Early Enrollment Discount Deadlines: December 31, 2018 and March 1, 2019

Swan Valley Connections website

Wild Rockies Field Institute Courses WRFI (Wild Rockies Field Institute) off-campus in the Rockies multiple courses offered in  Fall 2018 multiple deadlines

WRFI Field Course Announcement

WRFI website

Credits received through University of Montana may be able to be used as electives credits in your major.

Study Abroad / Intern / Volunteer Eko Tracks Multiple locations in South Africa Year Round   Eko Tracks website
Volunteer internship or travel opportunities in organic agriculture Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, USA (WWOOF-USA) wide variety     WWOOF-USA website
Semester by the Bay
Kachemak Bay Field Studies & Internships
Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College, University of Alaska Homer, AK Fall 2018   Semester by the Bay website
Paid Internships and Temporary Positions
Position Title Organization Location Dates Application Deadline More Information
Multiple Internships Available Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Montana Check for Fall announcements multiple deadlines

MTFWP Internship website listings

Raptor Migration Observer Bridger Mountain Raptor Migration Monitoring Project Bridger Mountains, MT August 27-November 10, 2018 asap

Position Announcement

Ecology Laboratory Technician (work study at MSU) Burkle lab, MSU Ecology Department Bozeman, MT Start Date: ASAP, until Dec 7  

Position Announcement

Hunting Access Technician Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Fergus County area, MT Seasonal, <6 month position Opening Date Sept 5, 2018. Open until filled.

Position Announcement

Conservation Specialist American Bird Conservancy Broadus, MT 16-month position Full consideration: September 14, 2018. Open until filled.

Position Announcement

Researcher University of Minnesota, Department of Forest Resources / US Forest Service Twin Cities, MN 1-year appointment; possible renewal. Beginning Fall 2018. Application review begins October 15; open until filled.

Position Announcement

Public & Private Lands Specialist Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever Monona County, IA One-year position Deadline Oct 26, 2018

Position Announcement

Senior Research/Lab Technician - Striped Bass Missouri Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, The School of Natural Resources, University of Mssouri West Plains, MO Renewable each year for several years Application review will begin Nov 2, 2018

Position Announcement

Stable Isotope Technical Manager University of New Brunswick Fredericton, Department of Biology Fredericton, NB, Canada 2-year term position Deadline Nov 9, 2018

Position Announcement

Legislative Assistant Position Montana Audubon Helena, MT Dates are approx Jan 2 - April 30, 2019 Deadline Nov 16, 2018

Position Announcement

Graduate School and Postdoctoral Positions
Position Title Organization Location Dates Application Deadline More Information
Postdoctoral Research Associate US Fish and Wildlife Service Arcata Fisheries Program (USFWS AFWO) and the US Geological Survey California Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit (CACFWRU) at Humboldt State University

Arcata, CA

Preferred start date Fall 2018 Position open until filled. Position Announcement
Postdoctoral Research Positions - Biodiversity Conservation Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy at Princeton University

Princeton, NJ with reserach in India & China

One year with possibility of renewal. Review will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Position Announcement
MS Assistantship - Efficacy of Fish Bypass Channel Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit, Montana State University

Bozeman, MT
Yellowstone River, MT

January 2019
(possibly earlier)
Open until filled. Potential applicants should submit materials as soon as possible to be considered. Assistantship Announcement
Ph.D. Research Assistantship - Multi-Objective Decision Analysis for Connectivity Restoration for Migratory Fishes in the Great Lakes Basin Quantitative Fisheries Center, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University

Boardman River, Traverse City, Michigan

Begins January 2019 Open until filled. Position Announcement
Postdoctoral Fellow, North American Bat Monitoring Program Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Colorado State University / USGS Fort Collins Science Center / Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center

Fort Collins, CO with travel to Bozeman, MT

Position to be 12-24 months after start date. Posted October 4, 2018. Open until filled. Position Announcement
MS Assistantship - Arthropod Responses to Mesic Restoration in Sagebrush Department of Ecology, Montana State University

Bozeman, MT

Begins January 2019 Review begins October 15, 2018 and continues until filled Position Announcement
Graduate Research Assistantship in Wetland Ecology Missouri Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, School of Natural Resources, University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

Anticipated Start Date, Spring 2019 Deadline October 26, 2018 Position Announcement
Graduate Assistantship - Enhancing Pollination Services on Specialty Crops School of Natural Resource Sciences, North Dakota State University

Fargo, ND

Begins Spring 2019 Screening begins November 1, 2018 Position Announcement
PhD Graduate Student Montana State University, Ecology Department, Fish and Wildlife Ecology and Management Program / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Bozeman, MT

Begins March 2019 Deadline Nov 26, 2018 Position Announcement
PhD Assistantship in Genetics and Thermal Biology Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky Lexington, KY Start between January and August, 2019 Deadline Dec 1, 2018 Position Announcement
PhD student, ecophysiological responses of sagebrush to warming. Department of Biological Sciences, Idaho State University   Start in January or Summer 2019   Position Announcement
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Waterfowl U.S. Geological Survey, Missouri Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and the University of Missouri Columbia, MO Spring 2019 start date preferred. Posted Oct 10, 2018. Open until filled. Position Announcement
Graduate Student Position (MS/PhD) - Honey Bee Lab Oregon State University   Expected start date in January or April 2019   Position Announcement
PhD students, Toxic Risks to Bees in Urban and Agricultural Landscapes Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University   Beginning Fall 2019   Position Announcement
Professional and Full-Time Positions
Position Title Organization Location Dates Application Deadline More Information
Senior Science Specialist, Northern Great Plains World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Bozeman, MT     Position Description
Director, Northern Rockies Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Bozeman, MT     Position Description
Regional Program Manager - Bozeman Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) Bozeman, MT     Position Description
Regional Youth Program Manager - Bozeman Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) Bozeman, MT     Position Description
Environmental Specialist I/II/III Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Services Program, Water Quality Monitoring Section Jefferson City, MO   Continuous Enrollment Vacancy Announcement
Professor & Chairperson

Dept. of Fisheries & Wildlife

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI Anticipated start date: Aug 2019 Reivew will begin Aug 1, 2018;
Position open until filled

Position Announcement

Job Posting

Research Scientist 1 - Water Pollution

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

New York Posted August 30, 2018  

Position Announcement

Environmental Scientist III: Conservation Coastal Avian Scientist

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Fish & Wildlife

Smyrna, DE Posted Sept 7, 2018  

Position Announcement

Public Lands Remediation Project Manager

Adventure Scientists

Bozeman, MT Start date Fall 2018, through Dec 2020

Application Review begins September 12, 2018

Position Announcement

Field Operations Assistant Manager

Battelle / National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) project

Bozeman, MT  

Posted September 14, 2018

Position Announcement

Assistant Professor of Water Resources

Annis Water Resources Institute

Muskegon, MI 12 month, tenure-track

Review will begin Oct 1, 2018;
Position open until filled

Position Announcement

2 Faculty Positions in Ecology (Community Ecology & Grassland Ecology) 

Kansas State University Division of Biology

Manhattan, KS  

Review will begin Oct 5, 2018; Positions open until filled

Positions Announcement

Teaching Assistant Professor in Entomology

Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN Expected Start Date: January 2, 2019

Application Review begins October 8, 2018

Position Announcement

Assistant or Associate Professor in Fish or Fisheries Conservation and Management

Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virigina Tech

Blacksburg, VA  

Review will begin Oct 15, 2018; Open until filled.

Position Announcement

Range and Wildlife Conservationist

Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever

Rexburg, ID Anticipated Start Date: Nov 5, 2018

Deadline: Oct 19, 2018

Position Announcement

Fisheries Biologist

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks

Libby, MT  

Deadline: Oct 21, 2018

Position Announcement

Research Biologist / Assistant Unit Leader Position

US Geological Survey, Cooperative Research Units Program

Madison, WI  

Deadline Oct 21, 2018

Position Announcement

Wildlife Biologist

USDA, Forest Service

West Fork Ranger District, Bitterroot National Forest; Stationed in Darby, MT  

Application open October 9-22, 2018

Position Announcement
Supervisory Biologist/Physical Scientist (4 positions)

National Climate Adaptation Science Center (NCAS), Regional Climate Adaptation Science Center, US Geological Survey

Honolulu, HI
Amherst, MA
Ann Arbor, MI
Raleigh, NC
 

Deadline Oct 23, 2018

Positions Announcement
Assistant/Associate Professor of Grassland Ecology and Management

Department of Plant Sciences in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis

Davis, CA  

Deadline Oct 31, 2018

Position Announcement
Assistant Professor of Plant Physiological Ecology

Department of Ecology, Montana State University

Bozeman, MT Desired Start Date: August, 2019.

Screening of applications begins November 5, 2018.

Position Announcement
Assistant Professor, Landscape Scale Conservation Planning and Park Management

Department of Natural Resource Management, South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD Start no later than August, 2019

Full consideration: November 9, 2018. Open until filled.

Position Announcement
Habitat Specialist

Habitat Forever, LLC

Blue Rapids, KS Anticipated Start Date: Dec 20, 2018

Deadline Nov 12, 2018

Position Announcement

Assistant/Associate Professor - Fisheries

Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, University of Georgia

Athens, GA Starting date no later than August 14, 2019

Apply by Nov. 12, 2018 for full consideration

Position Announcement

Assistant Professor - Human Dimensions of Wildlife Conservation

Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation (WEC), Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Florida

Gainesville, FL Interviews expected to begin Jan-Feb, 2019

Apply by December 1, 2018 for full consideration. Open until filled.

Position Announcement

Assistant Professor in Spatial Ecology

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO Preferred Start Date August 16, 2019

Deadline Nov 16, 2018

Position Announcement

Assistant Professor - Environmental Microbiologist

Department of Environmental Science and Ecology, University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX  

Review of applications will begin Nov 21 and will continue until filled.

Position Announcement