Temporary Research Technician

Job description

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Essential Job Duties:

The primary duties of this position will be to help run laboratory and field experiments, including following established protocols, collecting data, and entering data into a computer. The position will also involve working with live bumble bees and honey bee colonies and their parasites.

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Job City & State:

Raleigh, NC


Applied Ecology

Classification Title:

University Program Assistant

Working Title:

Temporary Research Technician

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, between the hours of 8-5

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Minimum Experience/Education:

BA or BS

Department Required Skills:

-Experience in ecological field and lab research
-Ability to follow established protocols
-Experience writing data on data sheets, entering data into a computer using Excel and working with compound microscopes

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

-Experience working with bumble bee (Bombus impatiens) or honey bee colonies in the laboratory or field
-Experience working with insects
-Experience working in field conditions (hot, humid)

Required License or Certification:

-Valid Driver’s License

Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


Anticipated Hiring Range:

Up to $25, Commensurate with experience

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Posted: 4/27/2021
Application Due: 6/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time