Lab Assistant 2 (9603C) - 6353
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: March 14, 2020
The mission of the Division of Organisms & Environment is to advance and disseminate knowledge of organisms and their relationships to the environment through excellence in basic and applied research, undergraduate and graduate education, scholarly activities, and outreach. The division includes 25 faculty and 3 extension specialists who share the challenge and excitement of studying the ecology and evolutionary biology of organisms in terrestrial and aquatic environments.
Research in this area includes integrated insect pest management of deciduous fruit, nut and vine crops. I also have an interest in various insect-marking techniques as a means to measure insect dispersal and other biological parameters.
- Conduct entomological field and laboratory trials of pests and beneficial arthropods on deciduous fruit, nut and vine crop.
- Organize maintain, and statistically analyze data from the above studies.
- Prepare reports and presentations of the above studies.
- Maintain laboratory in a clean and organized manner.
- Ability to work in hot, dry, outdoor conditions
- Attention to detail
- Demonstrated experience in experimental biology
- Knowledge of Microsoft word and excel
- Experience with field data collection
- Ability to work as a team.
- BA or BS with preference given to candidates with entomological course work and/or equivalent trianing/experience.
Salary & Benefits
This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience.
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Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
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