Forest Entomology Technician – Hawaii

University of Hawaii at Hilo
Hilo, Hawaii
Job Category
Full time Positions
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Supports collaborative research projects related to arthropod response to forest restoration of degraded habitats on Hawai‘i Island. Performs measurements of arthropod abundance and diversity on forest restoration research plots, using established protocols and methods. Assists with the collection of arthropods in research plots and helps with processing samples and identifying arthropods in the laboratory. Supports ongoing data collection and maintenance of study plots. Conducts all work as part of collaborative projects with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, UHH Biology and Hawai‘i Cooperative Studies Unit, and United States Geological Survey.
PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Entomology, Ecology, Biology, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Geography, or a related field. EXPERIENCE: At least six (6) months of experience in natural resources research. Experience collecting or identifying insects and other arthropods. Experience with data entry and manipulation, and basic laboratory techniques. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). See Job Posting at for additional information regarding the application.
Contact Person
Dr. Rebecca Ostertag
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