We are seeking a research assistant to conduct fieldwork this spring for a project on how forest habitat loss affects wild bee species. This project is part of the PhD research of Colleen Smith, who studies in Rachael Winfree=92s lab at Rutgers University (https://winfreelab.com/people/).
The successful candidate will sample wild bees at forests throughout New Jersey between April 1 and May 31, 2017. The job requires long days in the field (approximately 13 hours/ day) and extensive driving. The job is full-time (40 hours/ week), and we are offering $13 to $15/hour, depending on experience.
Qualifications: Fieldwork experience, ability to work independently, positive attitude and dedication to doing good-quality work during long field days, bachelor=92s degree in Ecology or related field.
The applicant must possess a valid driver=92s license and a car. All mileage will be reimbursed.
To apply, please send a cover letter and C.V. with your GPA and contact information for two references to Colleen Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org), subject line “Wild bee field technician position.” Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.