Field technician position: wild bee research

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 (

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 (, subject line “Wild bee field technician position.” Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.