Subject: Research Tech Position for Forest Ecology, Clark Lab at Duke University
Research Tech I
The Clark Lab is seeking a full-time field crew member for a temporary position starting as early as May 28th, 2018 and continuing through
September, 2018. Duties include:
* Establishing long-term forest monitoring plots
* Performing basic tree identification and measurements
* Identifying and counting seeds collected from seed rain traps
* Entering data into spreadsheets using Excel
The Clark Lab, based in the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University, studies forest community ecology; current research focuses on forest plant demography and responses to disturbance and climate change.
The work primarily takes place in Durham, NC but will require overnight travel to some of the research sites at various locations in western NC and other locations along the east coast. Food, lodging and transportation are provided for overnight work travel. Position requires working in the outdoors in hot, humid conditions where one will be in the forest exposed to abundant insects and poison ivy.
Ideal candidates will have a strong interest in ecology and tree identification skills.
Position is not eligible for Duke benefits.
Candidates must apply through Duke HR (requisition # 401414820).
Questions regarding the position may be directed to Jordan Luongo at Jordan.Siminitz@duke.edu