The Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center invites applications for a full-time, temporary Seasonal Technician in plant ecology. This 4-month position begins in mid-July 2018. On-site housing is provided on a limited basis, but is optional. The employee’s main duty will be to assist with vegetation sampling on several long-term research projects in uplands within the longleaf pine-wiregrass ecosystem. Other duties include data entry and other lab/office work as needed. This position will report directly to the Plant Ecology Research Associate.
The 28,000-acre Research Center is located approximately 30 miles south of Albany, Georgia. The Center’s research, education, and conservation programs focus on ecology and natural resource management. The site includes 16,000 acres of longleaf pine forests, over 1,000 acres of wetlands, and 26 miles of stream and river ecosystems.
Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in biology, botany, horticulture, plant ecology, or a related field. Experience with plant identification in the southeastern U.S. and the use of dichotomous keys is highly desired. Computer and laboratory-related experience is also preferable.
Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, list of relevant coursework, list of three references with contact information, and the date they are available to begin working as a single document by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, Subject: Plant Ecology Seasonal Technician, or mail to Attn: Cindy Craft, Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, 3988 Jones Center Drive, Newton, GA 39870-9651 or FAX (229)734-4707. Review of applications will begin May 29.
For specific questions or more information on this position, contact: Lisa Giencke, Plant Ecology Research Associate, by email: email@example.com or phone: (229) 734-4706.
The Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, Ichauway, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/E-VERIFY/Affirmative Action Employer.