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Join our team!

Archbold Biological Station employs about 40 personnel, full time and part-time of whom ~60% are science staff, in a series of divisions for scientific programs, administrative support, kitchen, land management and maintenance crews. We provide purposeful jobs, excellent benefits and a caring, varied, and rewarding work environment; many staff have worked with us for twenty to thirty years. We accept unsolicited applications but all Open Positions are posted on the web site. There are additional employment opportunities, with about 15 research and operational positions including ranch crew, at the Buck Island Ranch.

Archbold recruits and trains about 20 undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate research internships annually and has openings for land management and education internship positions.

Archbold welcomes volunteers in any science, education or land management activity.

Archbold is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Avian Ecology Seasonal Field Assistants (4)

Four seasonal field assistants needed for research and monitoring of endangered Red-cockaded Woodpeckers (RCW), Florida Scrub-Jays (FSJ), and Florida Grasshopper Sparrows (FGSP) at the Avon Park Air Force Range in south-central Florida. Primary duties include habitat assessments, population monitoring of color-banded RCW and FSJ, conducting FGSP point count and transect surveyes, and data entry. Application deadline is October 29, 2021. Click here for more information and instructions for applying.

Avian Ecology Research Internships

Avian Ecology Interns needed to assist with long-term demography, ecology, behavior, and conservation of the Federally Threatened Florida Scrub-Jay. Two interns are needed for mid-January through July 2022, and two/three for mid-March through September 2022. Application deadline is October 31, 2021. Click here for more information and instructions for applying.

Avian Ecology / Agroecology Research Internship

RESEARCH INTERN: paid internship from March through August, 2022, in the Avian Ecology and Agroecology Programs, conducting point count surveys and habitat quality assessments at Archbold's Buck Island Ranch. Click here for more information and instructions for applying.

Human Dimensions Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Seeking a post-doctoral research fellow to conduct human dimensions research at the USDA Long-term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) network level in joint partnership with Archbold Biological Station, University of Florida, and Range Cattle Research and Education Center. Will be an active member and collaborator within the LTAR Human Dimensions working group and contribute to network level research; conduct original research aligned with Archbold-UF LTAR research focus; and lead manuscripts, research reports and conference presentations. Flexible start date. Partial remote work is a possibility. This position will remain open until filled. Click here for more information and instructions for applying.

Grants-In-Aid of Research for Visiting Scholars

Archbold will award two grants-in-aid of research by visiting scholars for the 2022 field season. Applicants should already be enrolled in a graduate program or appointed as a postdoctoral scientist and studying in any area of field biology. Each award is for up to $2,000. Applications are due by November 15th at 5P.M., awarded by December 14th, and available for the 2022 field season. Click here for more information and instructions for applying.