Research Technician, Univ. Notre Dame

From: Jennifer Belovsky [mailto:belovsky.2@ND.EDU] 
Sent: Friday, November 24, 2017 12:10 PM
Subject: Job: Research Technician, Univ. Notre Dame
full-time research technician position is available to work with Dr. Gary E. Belovsky onecological research both on University of Notre Dame campus, Notre Dame, Indiana and at the University of Notre Dame’s Environmental Research Center-East in northern Wisconsin. 
Duties/responsibilities:  Run field and lab experiments, both aquatic and terrestrial, although the main focus is aquatic.  Enter, manage and statistically analyze data.  Maintain variety of field and lab equipment at UNDERC-East, Land O’ Lakes, WI.  Maintain weather stations and oversee downloading of data.  Supervise undergraduates as technicians and in their own research in a laboratory and field setting. Assist in overseeing undergraduate and graduate students, and other researchers as residents at the University of Notre Dame’s Environmental Research Center-East in northern Wisconsin.
Location of position includes spending 7-8 months in the lab at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend campus, and 4-5 months at the University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC-East), Land O’ Lakes, WI.  Housing is provided on the UNDERC property in WI.
Qualifications include a BS or BA degree in ecology, environmental sciences or equivalent degree with previous relevant field and lab experience.  Master’s degree is preferred but not required.  Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential.  Experience working in a research setting is preferred with knowledge/understanding of experimental ecology in lab and field.  Field experience in collecting data for aquatic and terrestrial systems is preferred.  Computer skills with the following are preferred:  Word, Excel, Access, Systat, GIS, web page maintenance, upload/download of data from various pieces of equipment.  Valid US Driver’s License.
Deadline for application:  December 6, 2017
Start Date:  January 8, 2018
Salary:  $27,190-$35,000, with benefits
Applications:  Please apply online at web site: include cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 references.  For questions, please contact Jennifer Slade Belovsky at
For more information, see Belovsky website: , lab website: and UNDERC website: The University of Notre Dame is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.