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Wildlife Biologist II

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Job Field:
Job Type:
Full Time
South Carolina
Location Detail:
Charleston, South Carolina
Job Description:

Contribute to our ongoing population genetic and molecular tool research projects on marine and freshwater fishes. Work will include laboratory research (some field research), data collection and analysis, data management, literature review and synthesis, preparation of reports and presentations as well as authoring technical manuscripts. Some activities will include work on multi-disciplinary teams. A minor component will include aspects of lab management.


Minimum and Additional Requirements

A master's degree in biology, chemistry or related technical area field; or a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, wildlife management or related technical area and two (2) years of experience relevant to the job.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in biology preferred. Strong quantitative, organizational, computer, writing and inter-personal skills. Demonstrated ability to conduct population genetics research including experimental design, data collection and analyses and report preparation. Publication record and experience with microsatellites and automated sequencing systems preferred. Knowledge of marine and/or freshwater fisheries of the southeastern US and the ability to to work independently.

Hiring Range - Min. $50,190.00 Hiring Range - Max. $53,957.00


The state of South Carolina offers eligible employees generous benefits, including health and dental insurance; retirement and savings plan options; and paid vacation and sick leave. Plus, work-life balance programs such as telecommuting and flexible work schedules are available to employees of some state agencies.

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