Seeking postdoctoral applicants for the Wisconsin Sea Grant Keillor Fellowship in Aquaculture
Application Deadline: June 14, 2020
The University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP), seeks postdoctoral candidates interested in addressing scientific challenges to advance aquaculture in Wisconsin. This Fellowship will provide a unique educational and career opportunity for a postdoctoral Fellow by placing them at the UWSP-Northern Aquaculture Demonstration Facility (UWSP-NADF) for two years, with the Fellow bringing technical skills to address aquaculture issues and challenges and receiving valuable real-world applied science experience from aquaculture professionals who will serve as mentors. This mutually beneficial partnership will advance the science to support aquaculture in Wisconsin as well as provide a valuable training opportunity for a new aquaculture professional. This position offers a unique opportunity for analyzing data and publishing manuscripts on a variety of species and systems from past projects as well as future research to be conducted at this internationally recognized, state-of-the-art research facility for applied aquaculture research. It is expected that approximately 50% of the position will be focused on past projects and 50% of the position will be focused on new projects.
All details are HERE
Post-Doctoral Lecturer with an emphasis in Fisheries Biology, Upper Iowa
Lake Superior and St. Louis River AOC Team Supervisor, MN DNR, Duluth, MN
The DNR is currently seeking a Lake Superior and St. Louis River Team Supervisor to provide leadership, guidance, strategic direction, management, and supervision for department efforts related to the St. Louis River Restoration Initiative (SLRRI), St. Louis River Area of Concern (SLR AOC), the Lake Superior Lakewide Action Management Plan (LAMP), and Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) and Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) integrating work across divisions and agencies at local, State, Tribal and Federal levels. This position analyzes federal guidance and policies, synthesizes and communicates federal direction to Minnesota partners, leads the creation of strategies and comprehensive proposals, negotiates funding agreements for those strategies, and manages stakeholder involvement and expectations. The position also represents the DNR on multi-agency initiatives that currently exist within the SLR AOC by leading and participating in the multi-partner initiatives required to delist the AOC.
Job responsibilities include:
- Manage DNR engagement with key Great Lakes protection and restoration initiatives including the Lake Superior Lakewide Action Management Plan, St. Louis River Area of Concern, Natural Resource Damage Assessment, and Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
- Provide program management, work tasks, staff supervision, and strategic leadership for staff focused on Lake Superior LAMP, SLRRI, and AOC de-listing efforts.
- Provide leadership and management for the implementation of Great Lakes restoration and protection projects funded by State and Federal grants as part of the St. Louis River AOC Implementation Framework (Remedial Action Plan Update), Lake Superior LAMP, and GLRI.
- Assist with the completion of appropriate MDNR ecological management activities within the Great Lakes Basin as assigned.
THE APPLICATION PROCESS:
If you would like more information on the position or are interested in applying, log in to https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/search-for-jobs/ then:
1. Click on the applicable search button.
2. On the Job Search page, enter the Job ID number (i.e., 39394) in the Keywords search field and click Search.
3. Click on the Job Title to view the job posting.
4. If interested, click Apply.
For assistance or questions, contact the Job Information Line at 651.259.3637 or email [email protected]
Driftless Area Project Manager, Trout Unlimited, Minnesota
The Minnesota Driftless Area Project Coordinator will work closely with the Minnesota State Council of Trout Unlimited (MNTU) and its Executive Director, John Lenczewski, to implement habitat restoration and enhancement projects in the Driftless Area of southeast Minnesota. Trout Unlimited has secured multiple grants via the State of Minnesota’s Outdoor Heritage Fund and other sources for habitat projects on public and private lands. This position will coordinate stream restoration projects from initial site visits with partners to selecting and managing contractors to submitting final reports and invoices. The position will be based in southeastern Minnesota.
Check HERE for all of the details. Deadline is currently 19 March, though with all of the COVID craziness, this may be extended.