Pollinator research – Lead Field Technician position – Madison, Wisconsin

Position: Lead Field Technician

Pay rate: $14.18/hour

Start date/duration: Full time seasonal position lasting 15 weeks, starting

in May/June

Responsibilities: The lead field technician will assist with site

selection, collect data including timed pollinator observations, pollen

limitation and fruit yield, process data, and oversee the maintenance of

data entry and organization.  The lead field technician will work with the

staff scientist to coordinate data collection on commercial farms with an

undergraduate field crew. This position will be based on Madison, WI with

frequent travel around southern Wisconsin.


·      Valid US driver’s license and ability to obtain driver authorization

from UW Risk Management”. (


·      BS/BA degree in entomology, agroecology, horticulture, ecology, or


·      Coursework in ecology, biology, entomology, or related fields

·      Previous field research experience related to pollinators

·      Experience handling and processing insect specimens

·      Ability to work independently or in a group

·      Reliable, dependable, accountable, motivated, strong sense of


·      Ability and willingness to work outdoors in hot, sunny conditions

·      Strong attention to detail


·      MS degree in entomology, agroecology, horticulture, ecology, or

related field

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