The Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center invites applications for 
a full-time, temporary Seasonal Research Worker. The 28,500-acre 
Research Center is located between Albany and Bainbridge, Georgia. The 
Center’s research, education, and conservation programs focus on ecology 
and natural resource management. The site includes 16,000 acres of 
longleaf pine forests, over 1,000 acres of wetlands, and 26 miles of 
stream and river ecosystems. Further information can be found on the web 
site at

This position will begin in early April 2018 and continue through 
September 2018 with the possibility of extension depending on 
performance and funding.  This employee will assist research staff and 
graduate students in the Ecohydrology Lab with a variety of field and 
lab studies. The Ecohydrology Lab conducts research focused on the 
intersection of upland longleaf pine forest dynamics and hydrology at 
local and regional scales. The employee’s primary duties will center on 
assisting with routine lab field work and sample processing, as well as 
graduate research projects. Duties may include: 1) frequent, routine 
measurements of throughfall and stemflow; 2) litter sample collection 
and processing; 3) insect trapping, sorting, and pinning; 4) assistance 
with construction, installation and maintenance of sap flow probes and 
meteorological sensors; and 5) data entry.

Job Requirements: The successful candidate must be willing to conduct 
sometimes strenuous physical activity under demanding field conditions 
(i.e., heat, high humidity, and insects) and to work with minimal 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, forestry, natural 
resources management or a related field is preferred. Experience or 
coursework in ecohydrology, forest hydrology and/or plant physiology is 
a plus. Prior experience working in remote field settings is highly 
desirable. The optimum candidate will also have the motivation and 
ability to master the safe and proper operation of complicated field 

Wages:  $9.00–$11.00 per hour with housing
        $10.00–$12.00 per hour without housing
        (Rate will depend on qualifications)
        Limited on-site housing is available.

A letter of application, resume, college transcripts (unofficial copies 
are acceptable) and list of references should be emailed to: Subject: Ecohydrology Seasonal Research Worker (please 
use exact wording in subject line, otherwise your application may be 
overlooked). Applications may also be sent by mail to:  Cindy Craft, 
ATTN: Ecohydrology Seasonal Research Worker, Joseph W. Jones Ecological 
Research Center, 3988 Jones Center Drive, Newton, GA 39870 or by Fax to 
(229)734-4707.  Specific questions regarding the position should be sent 
to the Ecohydrology Lead Technician, Stribling Stuber 
(  Applications received before March 1, 
2018 will receive highest consideration. The Joseph W. Jones Ecological 
Research Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action E-verify 

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