Re: [ECOLOG-L] Families in Science - Balancing your personal and professional life

2012-04-30 Thread Clara B. Jones
...just out of curiosity...are some suggesting that people, in particular, women, should not be surgeons or pediatricians or line-persons for an electric or cable company or members of First Response Teams in, say, Ecology, or soldiers or on-call nurses, say, members of anesthetic support teams,

[ECOLOG-L] Anthropocenetric? Re: [ECOLOG-L] Generation Anthropocene Podcast

2012-04-30 Thread Wayne Tyson
Ecolog: Well, I listened to the whole 45 or so minutes. It had its moments, to be sure. But I also came away feeling that a lot of standard motherhood issues were presumptively thrown out as just opinions, and that it largely ended up as an audio mug-book for what are probably some very nice

[ECOLOG-L] Opportunities for graduate studies in community and foraging ecology

2012-04-30 Thread Burt Kotler
Opportunities for graduate studies I am looking for one student interested in Ph.D. studies and one student interested in M.Sc. studies in community ecology and foraging ecology starting in October 2012. The Ph.D. student must have a Master Degree prior to starting studies. Full support

[ECOLOG-L] Opportunity for graduate study in microbial ecology at Baylor

2012-04-30 Thread Sanghoon Kang
Please pass this along to any interested students or colleagues with students planning to attend graduate school in the near future. I am actively recruiting motivated graduate students (Ph.D. or outstanding M.S. students) for my new laboratory in the Department of Biology at Baylor University.

Re: [ECOLOG-L] Families in Science - Balancing your personal and professional life

2012-04-30 Thread Jacquelyn L. Gill
Hello all,  1) Most people don't choose to work from 6am to 10pm; those decisions are typically driven by economic necessity. Remember that not everyone may have access to the same choices, education, opportunities, and benefits that, say, a tenure-track professor or a federal employee has.

Re: [ECOLOG-L] Families in Science - Balancing your personal and professional life

2012-04-30 Thread R Omalley
This all started with a query about how best to bring kids along on fieldwork... It may be helpful to remind ourselves of our predecessors, to be able to believe in our own capacities. I love the story of Dorothea Lange, who had two kids and two step-kids.

[ECOLOG-L] Postdoc position for fall 2012 (Sept 1 start)

2012-04-30 Thread Sean ODonnell
Postdoctoral researcher position: Neurobiology, behavior and ecology The laboratory of Professor Sean O’Donnell, Departments of Biodiversity, Earth Environmental Sciences (BEES) and Biology, Drexel University, seeks to fill a postdoctoral researcher position starting September 1, 2012. The lab

Re: [ECOLOG-L] Families in Science - Balancing your personal and professional life

2012-04-30 Thread Sarah Fann
A couple of notes to my post. :) I made a silly assumption that readers would check out the link that David originally posted, and I then re-posted. Without reading the article, my paragraph is out of context. The article follows women and men with at least a B.S. in mathematics, and found that a

Re: [ECOLOG-L] Families in Science - Balancing your personal and professional life

2012-04-30 Thread Jacquelyn Gill
To clarify: my statement about conflating women academics with the working poor was not in response to Sarah's post, which came after mine, but in response to Karen Golinski's criticism of people working long hours being poor parents. I made the point in my post that people forced to work

[ECOLOG-L] Job opportunity: Aquatic Invasive Species Research Fellow

2012-04-30 Thread Berkley Ridenhour
The Nature Conservancy is seeking an Aquatic Invasive Species Research Fellow to provide support to their Great Lakes Project. For further information, or to apply, click

[ECOLOG-L] REMINDER: ESA SERDP STUDENT TRAVEL AWARDS

2012-04-30 Thread Teresa Mourad
REMINDER: Application Deadline: May 1, 2012. The Ecological Society of America (ESA) announces the availability of ten (10) travel awards of $500 each to students presenting papers at ESA's 2012 Annual Meeting in Portland, OR. These awards are sponsored by the Strategic Environmental

[ECOLOG-L] Field course, Panamá

2012-04-30 Thread James J. Roper
Dear all, I am announcing (again) a field course I will be teaching in Panamá, in Bocas del Toro, this July-August. Please check out our web pages: http://www.itec-edu.org/ http://www.itec-edu.org/spanishbird.html It will be a fun mixture of methods and theory to get at some ideas of

[ECOLOG-L] Infrared or laser thermometers

2012-04-30 Thread R. Malia Fincher
If anyone has any experience with using infrared laser thermometers to measure leaf temperature, I would welcome recommendations for the best and most accurate thermometers. Thank you, Malia Fincher