Summer Technician positions available for INSECT SURVEYS ~

21 de febrero de 2006

Summer Technician positions available for INSECT SURVEYS

Job description: Technicians will work as pairs doing time-constrained
visual surveys of all arthropods on cottonwood trees in Ogden Utah, as part
of a trophic cascade research project. Applicants must be comfortable
surveying from 16¹ orchard ladders, have experience with arthropod
identification, and be meticulous data collectors. Training with a
reference collection of cottonwood insects will be provided. There will be
ample opportunity for students to collect data for independent study
projects. Group housing in Ogden will be provided, but applicant should
have reliable personal transportation. Additional duties may include
insecticide application, tree watering, and leaf damage measurements. Pay
is $11/hour; field season runs from May through July, possibly into August.

Application procedure: Send (or email) letter of interest, resume, at least
2 references, and earliest date of availability to:

Bill Bridgeland
School of Forestry, Northern AZ University
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
(928) 527-0208

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