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The University of Florida Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center in Davie, Florida (the Croc Docs) is seeking enthusiastic individuals to work with scientists from the University of Florida as well as scientists and managers from state and federal agencies.

UF’s “Croc Docs” is a team of biologists, ecological modelers, and outreach specialists on the forefront of wildlife research in south Florida and the Caribbean. They conduct long-term, applied research and monitoring focused on crocodilians, invasive reptiles, threatened and endangered species, climate change, and human dimensions. In collaboration with federal, state, local, and tribal agencies, they respond to pressing wildlife management needs and provide scientific support for Everglades restoration.

The Croc Docs are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Alligator & Crocodile Biologist(s)
Invasive Reptile & Amphibian Biologist(s)
Analytical Biologist(s)
Postdoctoral Associate in Reptile Ecology

The positions require a minimum one-year commitment that may be extended depending on performance and funding. Candidate will be expected to work 40 hours a week, including nights and occasional weekends.

Review of applications will begin January 2019 and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

To learn about the Croc Docs and current projects, please visit their website.