Summer field research technician ~

8 de diciembre de 2010

Summer field research technician

Tyson Research Center is seeking a full time summer field research technician to work on a project aimed at understanding the process of restoration in Missouri glades. The technician will work independently and assist in supervising a team of 1-2 interns daily and 4-5 interns occasionally on activities related to basic science and applied restoration of glade communities. Tasks will include counting plants, collecting and preserving insects, collecting demographic data on rare plants, invasive species and woody plant removal within glades, and entering data.

Term: The position will be from May to August of 2011 (negotiable start and ends dates).

Qualifications: Applicants should be capable of rigorous outdoor activity in hot, humid conditions on steep terrain, be able to work early in the morning, and work well with others. A valid driver’s license is required. Previous experience with field work, plant identification, and team leadership is required. Previous experience with plant or insect ecology, invasive species control, MS Excel, and habitat restoration or management is preferred. Preference will be given to those who hold a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Environmental Science or a related field.

Compensation: Pay will be $10 - $12 / hour (commensurate with experience). No housing or transportation to/from the field station is provided.

To apply, submit via email a Resume or CV with references, unofficial copy of transcripts, and a brief statement explaining your interest in the position to Holly Bernardo at For questions, email or call 314-935-8431 Application deadline is February 1st 2011.

Holly Bernardo, M.S.
Tyson Research Center
Washington University in St. Louis
6750 Tyson Valley Rd
Eureka, MO 63025 USA

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