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FWS Spring 2024, Entomology Field Research Assistant

  • ... Lexington, Kentucky, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 20 per hour
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

FWS Spring 2024, Entomology Field Research Assistant   

JOB TITLE:

FWS Spring 2024, Entomology Field Research Assistant

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Lexington Kentucky United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Posting Details

Job Title
FWS Spring 2024, Entomology Field Research Assistant

Requisition Number
DU11724

Department Name
1B531:Federal Work Study

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Salary Range
$12.
00 - $20.
00

Type of Position
Student

Position Time Status
Part-Time

Required Education
High school diploma or GED.

Required Related Experience
Interest in insects, experience using MS office products, use of compound or binocular microscope, ability to drive a lab truck, know how to safely use a ladder.


Required License/Registration/Certification
N/A

Physical Requirements
Will require working outside during cold or hot weather.
May require lifting objects of ~20 lbs.

Shift
Weekdays between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm and weekends.

Job Summary
Collecting, recording, and entering scale insect data from field samples.
Assisting graduate students with field-based data collection in urban trees.
Watering and caring for greenhouse plants and shrubs planted below study trees.
Assisting with lab equipment organization and lab inventory.
Sorting arthropods from field samples.
Assisting with data collection for grad student projects.


For more information, please contact, Caleb Wilson, Phone: (859) 257-7415, Email: c.
wilson@uky.
edu.
Location: S-324 Ag.
Science Center N.
1100 S.
Limestone.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Ability to recognize different insect orders, background in entomology, ability to use a dissecting/binocular microscope.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience
Entomology coursework, gardening or plant care experience, field research experience, familiarity with tools such as hand pruners, trowels, shovels, and GPS units, familiarity with binocular/dissecting microscopes.
Natural Resources & Environmental Science, Biology, Environmental & sustainability studies, Horticultural sciences, Sustainable Agriculture and Community Food Systems, Forestry, or Landscape architecture majors preferred.

Deadline to Apply
02/26/2024

University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance.
We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome.
We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live.
In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.


Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources.
These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

20 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707371737-192142ee14899ebe58e04f59d766b446

LOCATION:

Kentucky United States

CITY:

Lexington

Job Origin:

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Posting Details

Job Title
FWS Spring 2024, Entomology Field Research Assistant

Requisition Number
DU11724

Department Name
1B531:Federal Work Study

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Salary Range
$12.00 - $20.00

Type of Position
Student

Position Time Status
Part-Time

Required Education
High school diploma or GED.

Required Related Experience
Interest in insects, experience using MS office products, use of compound or binocular microscope, ability to drive a lab truck, know how to safely use a ladder.

Required License/Registration/Certification
N/A

Physical Requirements
Will require working outside during cold or hot weather. May require lifting objects of ~20 lbs.

Shift
Weekdays between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm and weekends.

Job Summary
Collecting, recording, and entering scale insect data from field samples. Assisting graduate students with field-based data collection in urban trees. Watering and caring for greenhouse plants and shrubs planted below study trees. Assisting with lab equipment organization and lab inventory. Sorting arthropods from field samples. Assisting with data collection for grad student projects.

For more information, please contact, Caleb Wilson, Phone: (859) 257-7415, Email: c.wilson@uky.edu. Location: S-324 Ag. Science Center N. 1100 S. Limestone.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Ability to recognize different insect orders, background in entomology, ability to use a dissecting/binocular microscope.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience
Entomology coursework, gardening or plant care experience, field research experience, familiarity with tools such as hand pruners, trowels, shovels, and GPS units, familiarity with binocular/dissecting microscopes. Natural Resources & Environmental Science, Biology, Environmental & sustainability studies, Horticultural sciences, Sustainable Agriculture and Community Food Systems, Forestry, or Landscape architecture majors preferred.

Deadline to Apply
02/26/2024

University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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