Spring Seasonal Field Assistant Positions – Raleigh/Durham, NC ~ Bioblogia.net

16 de diciembre de 2008

Spring Seasonal Field Assistant Positions – Raleigh/Durham, NC

We are seeking full-time and part-time field assistants for a spring field
season in Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina. The project examines the
effects of urbanization on multispecies plant-animal interactions with
Rebecca Irwin (Dartmouth College), Lynn Adler (UMass-Amherst), and Paige
Warren (UMass-Amherst). Field sites will be located in Raleigh/Durham and
surrounding areas. Research assistants will be involved in observing
plant-pollinator interactions, measuring floral traits, and manipulating
flowers and pollen. Previous experience in field pollination biology or
herbivory is preferred but not required for the position. Advanced
undergraduates or individuals with a BA or BS in a relevant field are
encouraged to apply.

The positions are available from mid-March (start date no later than March
16) through mid-April, 2008 (likely until April 20). The salary will be
in the range of $8-10 per hour, depending on experience. Some relocation
costs will also be provided if the applicant is not currently living in
the Raleigh/Durham area. The position does not come with health or
retirement benefits.

To apply, please send a resume and brief cover letter as a single email
(pdf) attachment. In your resume, please include the names and contact
information for three references (email and phone numbers, and a brief
description of how you know the recommender). The cover letter should
explain why you are interested in the position. Information about how this
position would relate to your previous research experience and/or career
goals is encouraged. In the subject of the email, please put: Spring
Research Assistant. Applications should be sent to: Rebecca Irwin
. Applications will be accepted until the
positions are filled. To receive full consideration, please apply by
January 25, 2008.

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