Disease Ecology Field Technicians

The Mitchell Lab at UNC Chapel Hill is hiring field technicians for the 2019 field season! Apply to work on a grant-funded project examining the role of the plant microbiome in pathogen transmission.

About the position:

Most work will be performed in the field, but may occasionally include lab work.

  *   Conduct vegetation surveys, manage collected data

  *   Collect plant and fungal samples from field

  *   Culture fungal pathogens from infected plant material

Job duration: 6 months, starting mid-May into June

Work hours: 40hr/wk, Mon – Fri, 7-4p

Hourly rate: $12.75 – $14.25/hr

Housing and moving expenses not provided

Required Qualifications:

a) A valid driver’s license and personal mode of transportation to an off-campus field site

b) Willingness and ability to work early mornings and outdoors in summer heat, inclement weather, and around insects

c) Ability to work well independently and with a team, pay attention to detail, and maintain exceptional communication with other members of the team.

To Apply and view the complete job posting, please visit unc.peopleadmin.com and reference position S014268. EOE.

For questions, please contact:

Brooklynn Newberry

Lab Manager, Mitchell Lab