Stream Ecology Research Assistant

Job description

Classification Number:

901854

Classification Title:

Stream Ecology Research Assistant

Department:

Biology

Level:

Level B (Skilled)

Job Description:

Essential Functions:
The successful applicant will assist with various aspects of a large collaborative research project examining how functional traits of aquatic organisms vary in streams across the U.S. This work will include laboratory analyses, analysis of large datasets, and possibly fieldwork.

General Responsibilities:
The successful applicant will primarily assist with compiling data from published literature into a large dataset of organismal chemical composition and/or assist with the measurement of these traits from samples collected around the country in the laboratory.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Familiarity using databases to search the peer-reviewed literature and using Microsoft Excel are essential skills for the position. Familiarity with general laboratory techniques such as using balances and pipettes would be helpful. An interest in some aspect of aquatic ecology, biochemistry, or applying large datasets to answer ecological and evolutionary questions is desired.

Experience:
No prior experience working in stream ecosystems or biological laboratories is required.

Posting Number:

STU01215

Location:

Middlebury, VT Campus

Is this an academic year or summer position?:

Academic Year

Open Until Filled:

No

Quicklink for Posting:

https://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/22572

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 1/15/2021
Application Due: 4/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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