Friday, October 13, 2017

Call for Applications - Native Children's Research Exchange Scholars Program

Native Children’s Research Exchange
Cohort 6 – 2017-2018
APPLICATIONS DUE Monday October 23rd, 2017 – 5:00 PM MT

The Native Children’s Research Exchange (NCRE) brings together researchers studying child development from birth through emerging adulthood in Native communities. NCRE provides opportunities for the open exchange of information and ideas and for building collaborative relationships, supporting new investigators, and disseminating knowledge about Native children’s development.  Supporting the career development of junior faculty and graduate students, particularly those who are American Indian, Alaska Native, or First Nations tribal community members, is central to NCRE’s mission. 

Click here for additional information and for the application.

Please contact Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell for more information.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Research Manager Position at the American Indian Cancer Foundation

The American Indian Cancer Foundation will hire an experienced Researcher to lead our national native cancer equity research agenda, along with all aspects of multiple research projects and direct supervision of research staff in achieving program goals with adherence to work plans. The ideal candidate will have a PhD or a Master’s with extensive community-based public health research experience and a successful record of obtaining research funding and published research findings. This is a great opportunity for someone to lead community-driven research in partnership with trusted community and academic partners.

To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to

Please see this PDF for more details and requirements.

Visit the American Indian Cancer Foundation website for additional information.

Native American Research Assistantships

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS), Premier Partner of The Wildlife Society, is sponsoring a research assistantship program for Native American students.

Potential project topics include:
  1. Assessment of camera trap surveys to estimate wild pig and white-tailed deer density
  2. Integrating wildlife habitat into non-conventional forest management
  3. Evaluating regional and landscape-scale movement patterns of wood turtles
  4. Long term monitoring of treated and untreated Mexican spotted owl (Strix occidentalis lucida) territories on tribal lands
  5. Space use, survival, and nesting ecology of avian cavity excavators in prescribed burns
  6. Woodpecker Surveys in the Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming

The deadline for applications is Oct 18, 2017.  Contact Mariah Simmons if you have any questions about the program.

Click here for the application.