JUNIOR SPECIALIST: WFCB Department Labs: (Hobbs Laboratory, Fangue Laboratory, Rypel Laboratory, the Biotelemetry Lab, WFCB Museum)

Posted: June 27, 2018

The Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology (WFCB) at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a pool of qualified Junior Specialists in UC Davis WFCB Labs (Hobbs Laboratory, Fangue Laboratory, Rypel Laboratory, the Biotelemetry Lab, WFCB Museum). Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies each year, depending on the needs of the laboratory.

First screening of applicants will start 7/8/2018.

Appointments will vary in length up to a 12 month appointment with the possibility of extension

contingent upon funding and performance.


For a Junior Specialist

a)   Performance in research in specialized areas.

b)   Professional competence and activity.

c)    Bachelor degree in physiology, biology, conservation, marine science, or a related field. d)   Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

e)   Excellent communication skills.

f)    Experience in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) or other appropriate computer programs (GIS, R, SQL, MARK) to organize, summarize and analyze data.

g)   Proficiency in both written and verbal English.

h)   Ability to work independently and as part of a team. i)  Ability to effectively manage a small team.

j)     Valid driver’s license issued in the United States.



   Hobbs Lab
   Fangue Lab
   Rypel Lab
   Biotelemetry Lab
   WFCB Museum

View full position descriptions for each lab: Full Position Description

APPLICATION DETAILS: Wildlife, Fish, & Conservation Biology Department Labs

SALARY RANGE: Step I - $17.99 hourly (100% annual + benefits)

POSITION AVAILABLE/CLOSING DATE: As openings occur, appointments are made contingent upon availability of funding. The initial posting date is open until July 8, 2018 to accommodate lab needs. For first full consideration, apply by July 8, 2018. Applications received after this date will be considered on future review dates, as new positions open.

TERM OF APPOINTMENT: 100% for 12 months with possibility of renewal contingent on funding and performance.

TO APPLY: Please go to the following link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02265.

Applicants should submit cover letter indicating your lab(s) interest and how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications, your most recent CV and contact information for 2-3 recent references. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.