RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
May 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

diversity employer



RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I
NSOE ESP Div

Occupational Summary

The Clark Lab is seeking a full-time field crew member for a temporary position starting as early as May 28th,2018 and continuing through September, 2018.

Duties include:
* Establishing long-term forest monitoring plots
*Performing basic tree identification and measurements
* Identifying and counting seeds collected from seed rain traps
* Entering data into spreadsheets using Excel The Clark Lab, based in the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University, studies forest community ecology;current research focuses on forest plant demography and responses to disturbance and climate change.

The work primarily takes place in Durham, NC but will require overnight travel to some of the research sites at various locations in western NC and other locations along the east coast. Food,lodging and transportation are provided for overnight work travel. Position requires working in the outdoors in hot, humid conditions where one will be in the forest exposed to abundant insects and poison ivy.Ideal candidates will have a strong interest in ecology and tree identification skills.

Position is not eligible for Duke benefits.Candidates must apply through Duke HR. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Jordan Luongo at Jordan.Siminitz@duke.edu

Requisition Number
401417709

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
UNIVERSITY

Job Code
942 RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I

Job Family Level
06

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Non-exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires an Associate's degree in botany, biology, zoology orother science related scientific field.

Experience

None required above education/training requirementOR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID

100591BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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