Insect Pollinator Technician – Auburn University

Agency
Auburn University Bee Lab
Location
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$35K - $55K DOE
Start Date
01/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
10/19/2020
Website
https://www.auemployment.com/postings/19733
Description
The Auburn University Bee Lab is seeking a highly motivated individual to provide professional research and extension assistance on activities related to insect pollinators. Our primary focus is on native bees. This is a multi-year project; however, the contract is for one year with the possibility of annual extensions depending on performance of the successful candidate and availability of funding. Questions concerning the position should be directed to Dr. Geoff Williams (williams@auburn.edu); please include ‘Insect Pollinator Technician’ in the subject header. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: *Managing projects for research and extension purposes. *Organizing materials, equipment, activities, and events independently and with other lab members. *Conducting and assisting with field and laboratory experiments. *Mentoring students. *Knowledge and experience concerning insect pollinators and their habitat (e.g., insect and plant identification) *Communicating to a diverse group of stakeholders, including students, scientists, landowners, and other agricultural producers (e.g., at workshops and field days).
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution Field of Study: Entomology, Biology, or closely related natural or social sciences field. Possess excellent organizational and problem solving skills, be able to work independently and alongside teammates, and have the ability to effectively communicate to a diverse stakeholder group. Applications will only be accepted online at https://www.auemployment.com/postings/19733
Contact Person
Geoff Williams williams@auburn.edu
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