A PhD student in the Winfree lab at Rutgers University is seeking one research field technician to conduct fieldwork for a project investigating the habitat requirements of forest-associated bees. The technician will be responsible for collecting bee specimens and conducting plant surveys at forest sites throughout New Jersey. This is an eight week position running April 10, 2018 to May 31 (start and end dates are flexible) for 40 hours a week. Pay is $14 per hour. All driving mileage will be reimbursed.
The preferred applicant will have experience conducting fieldwork and identifying plants, as well as a willingness to work long hours outside and wake up early. A personal vehicle is required for this job.
To apply, please send a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this job, your resume, and names and contact information for two references as a single PDF to Colleen Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please place “Forest bee tech application” in the subject line of your email. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.