2019-2020 Early Career Ecologists Officer Election Announcement

It’s the last week to vote in the ECE 2019-2020 elections for Vice-Chair and Secretary Treasurer. Cast your vote here. To be valid, votes must be cast by 11:59pm on July 21, 2019. Only current members of the ECE Section are eligible to vote. Limit one vote per eligible member. Candidates will be elected by a Read more about 2019-2020 Early Career Ecologists Officer Election Announcement[…]

Seeking mentors for the 2019 Early Career Mentorship Program

Call for ESA Mentors! Early Career Mentoring Program Ecological Society of America Meeting, Louisville, 2019 If you are interested in becoming a potential ESA Mentor and will be attending the 2019 meeting in Louisville, please fill out our ECMP Google form. Description: Conferences provide unique opportunities for biologists to interact with others in their field; however, these opportunities are Read more about Seeking mentors for the 2019 Early Career Mentorship Program[…]

Early Career Ecology Events at #ESA2018

Early Career Ecology Events @ ESA New Orleans Meeting 2018 The following activities during the ESA annual meeting are either hosted/co-hosted by the Early Career Ecology section, or are likely to be of interest to early career members. **If you complete the “ESA 2018 To Do List” and give it to our booth by Wednesday Read more about Early Career Ecology Events at #ESA2018[…]

Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace: Resources for Targets and their Allies

An ideal working environment involves a culture that expects and demonstrates civility and courtesy to all members of a professional community, regardless of identity and status. A culture of mutual respect will be free of abuse, and from retaliation against those who speak out against it. However, from Hollywood to Antarctica1, and from federal agencies2,3 Read more about Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace: Resources for Targets and their Allies[…]

Research site networks

USDA Forest Service Experimental Forests & Ranges and Research Natural Areas As an early career ecologist, securing funds for new, field-based studies can be challenging.  One strategy is to collaborate on existing studies.  This type of collaboration is cost efficient because study establishment is already completed, allowing collaboration to focus on continuing the original objectives Read more about Research site networks[…]

Ecology Professional Development Webinar Series

Ecology Professional Development Webinar Series ESA – Early Career Ecologist Section presents a series of webinars for budding ecologists including late-stage graduate students, postdocs, early career faculty, non-academic ecologists, and beyond. “Authorship & collaboration” Dr. Stephanie Pau, Florida State University Monday, March 12th at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST   “Advice for non-academic career paths Read more about Ecology Professional Development Webinar Series[…]

Seeking mentors for the 2018 Early Career Mentorship Program

Call for ESA Mentors! Early Career Mentoring Program Ecological Society of America Meeting, New Orleans, 2018 If you are interested in becoming a potential ESA Mentor and will be attending the 2018 meeting in New Orleans, please fill out our Google form by April 16, 2018. Description: Conferences provide unique opportunities for biologists to interact with others in their Read more about Seeking mentors for the 2018 Early Career Mentorship Program[…]

Team science techniques for highly effective teams

Ecology is becoming an increasingly collaborative science, as seen in part by the increasing number of authors on ecology publications. As an early career ecologist, you’ve probably already worked in at least a few, and maybe many, collaborative research teams, whether your collaborators came from within your lab group, or institutions around the world. You’ve Read more about Team science techniques for highly effective teams[…]