RAPTOR WORKSHOP: Accredited Through University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point
Attend this 5-day introductory level field course designed to instruct students in a full-range of the latest field techniques used in the study of raptors. “Introduction to Raptor Field Techniques” will be held in Stevens Point, WI by Eugene Jacobs of the Linwood Springs Research Station. Spring Session: 31 March- 4 April 2014. Summer Sessions: 2-6 June, 2014, and 23-27 June 2014. Receive first-hand experience working with: live raptors, capturing, handling, banding techniques, broadcast call surveys, tree climbing, rappelling, blood sampling and more. Cost is $450 and space is limited, so register early. For more information and a registration form visit http://www.raptorresearch.com/workshop.htm.
NSF ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (AD/BIO)
We are initiating a national search for the National Science Foundation’s Assistant Director for Biological Sciences (BIO), and seek your assistance in the identification of candidates. Dr. John Wingfield has served in this position, with distinction, since September 2011. The Assistant Director, BIO, manages a Directorate comprising the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB), the Division of Biological Infrastructure (DBI), the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS), the Division of Environmental Biology (DEB), and the Emerging Frontiers Office (EF).
For detailed information about this search, please see the NSF Dear Colleague letter (URL: http://aibs.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a2886d199362c2554974f78af&id=6b15af6678&e=e39ebe38fe)
Recommendations of individuals from any sector — academic, industry, or government — are welcome. Please send your recommendations, including any supporting information which you might be able to provide, to the AD/BIO Screening Committee via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or at the following address: National Science Foundation, Office of the Director, Suite 1205, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230. We would appreciate receiving your recommendations by 15 February 2014. Your assistance in this very important task is appreciated.