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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I

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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I
NSOE ESP Div

Occupational Summary

The Clark Lab is looking for a new field crew member, to start as early as November 12th, 2018. This is a full-time, temporary position with benefits.

Duties include the following:
* 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.

Our research sites are located in the Duke Forest, at various locations in western NC, Harvard Forest in central Massachusetts, and other locations along the east coast. Ideal candidates will have a strong interest in ecology and a willingness to work outdoors in hot, humid conditions with abundant insects, ticks, and chiggers. Candidates should also have strong tree identification skills. Duke University is located in Durham, North Carolina. Successful applicants will need to secure housing in the Durham/Research Triangle area. (Food and lodging are provided for any work trips.)

Candidates must apply through Duke HR. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Jordan Luongo at [email protected]

Requisition Number
401511338

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

106439BR

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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Posted: 11/1/2018
Application Due: 12/6/2018
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