Research Technician - Rocky Mountain Biological Lab
Requisition ID: 2021-3429 # of Openings: 1 Location: Category: Research (non-Faculty) Position Type: Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time Job Classification: Non-Benefited College: Quinney College of Natural Resourcs Department: Ecology Center Advertised Salary: $13.25 per hour
Overview The Ecology Center is looking to hire a research technician to work at Rocky Mountain Biological Lab this summer for two months.
We are looking for someone who has some insect identification and microbiology experience, but most importantly we'd like to hire someone who is diligent and likes to learn new things quickly. The technician would spend half their time with Valerie Martin and half with Michael Stemkovski. The work will include netting for insects, conducting vegetation surveys, handling & identifying insects in a field setting, and microbial work in a lab setting. These tasks require good attention to physically small details.
Pay: $13.25/Hr., 40 work days total. Start/End dates: May 31- Jul 23 (tentative)
Responsibilities The work will occur at a rustic field station in Gothic, Colorado and will involve somewhat strenuous outdoor work. Applicants should be ready and excited to work in an outdoor setting in various weather conditions. The field station and our research group will have a Covid-19 safety protocol to which the research technician will be expected to adhere. Further questions about the position can be sent to Michael Stemkovski (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Valerie Martin (email@example.com).
Qualifications High school diploma. (Some college or Bachelors degree preferred) Experience with insect, microbial, or other ecological or biological research. (preferred) Experience handling and distinguishing small objects. (preferred) Experience working in the outdoors. (preferred)
Required Documents Along with the online application, please attach:
1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under Resume/CV
2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**
Advertised Salary $13.25 per hour
ADA Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.
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