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Field Biologist

Hudsonia Ltd., a nonprofit scientific research institute, is seeking a field biologist to conduct biological field work, habitat mapping, and related tasks in southeastern New York.

Candidate must be familiar with northeastern U.S. botany, and have excellent writing and public speaking skills. Other field biology knowledge (e.g., birds, herpetofauna, mammals, invertebrates, bryophytes), and experience with GIS are strongly preferred.

Responsibilities include biological surveys, map analysis and air photo interpretation for predicting habitats, GIS mapping, field verification, habitat assessments, data management and analysis, literature surveys, writing reports and scientific papers, giving public presentations, and working with municipal agencies and conservation organizations.

Candidate must have good interpersonal skills, and be able to communicate well with landowners, public officials, and the general public. Candidate must be able to work independently on their own projects, and work closely with other staff in a small organization. Candidate must have a personal vehicle for travel to field sites, and be able to conduct field work alone on foot year-round.

Hudsonia is a non-advocacy, public interest organization, and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Send letter, resume, three scientific or technical writing samples, and names and contact information for at least three professional or academic references to: Gretchen Stevens, Hudsonia Ltd., PO Box 5000, Annandale, NY 12504, or e-mail to stevens[at]bard[.]edu. Closing date: when position is filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Hudsonia, a tax-exempt not-for-profit corporation of the State of New York, classified 501(c)(3) by the Internal Revenue Service, relies on the generous, tax-deductible contributions from members of our community to sustain our research and education. We appreciate your support of our work.