Project Assistant Opportunity at Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Inc.

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Inc., Millbrook, NY, is accepting

applications for the following, Seasonal Project Assistant position:

Research the effects of weather and climate on the survival and behavior of

blacklegged ticks and risk of tick-borne disease.  Location is the Cary

Institute of Ecosystem Studies in New York=92s Hudson River Valley, with

travel to sites between northern New York and North Carolina. This position

reports to Dr. Richard S. Ostfeld.

Duties include maintaining lab colonies of mice and ticks, establishing and

maintaining field plots with ticks, assessing and recording tick survival,

and downloading data from dataloggers.

Meticulous attention to detail and experience in field ecology is

mandatory.=A0 Prior experience handling small mammals is highly desirable.

Employment to begin mid to late September 2017, with an end date of

approximately May 30, 2018.  Position is full time, 35 hours/week.  This is

an hourly, non-benefitted position. Wage is commensurate with education and

experience.  The final candidate will be required to complete a post-offer,

pre-employment driving background check successfully.

All candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S. On-site or nearby

housing may be available.

Posting is open until August 18th, 2017 or until filled.

Please submit job application via http

are/jobs. Include a single PDF file consisting of a letter of application,

a resume, and the names, phone numbers,and email addresses of three

professional references. Please include 17026-I in your correspondence.

The Cary Institute is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and

Affirmative  Action (AA) employer. It is the policy of the Company to

provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without

regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,

national origin, age, familial status, protected veteran or disabled

status, or genetic information.