We are hiring a research technician to work on a project focused on how speciesÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â™ phenological differences, pollinators, soil communities, and/or climate variability mediate coexistence and invasion in plant communities. The position is based in the Diez Lab (https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fdiezecology.com&data=02%7C01%7Cmadeline.hennessey%40uconn.edu%7C506964ec05d64494356508d73b4f8dbf%7C17f1a87e2a254eaab9df9d439034b080%7C0%7C0%7C637043085191437789&sdata=oJBFa%2BiGsYk%2Fyvudo%2FB86rs%2FeK04uycdeZKJtUfYnAY%3D&reserved=0) at the University of California, Riverside, and ideal for someone with a bachelorÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â™s degree contemplating graduate school and looking for research experience. The work will involve a mixture of field work, computer work, and greenhouse experiments.
Qualifications: Experience and/or interest in the following are highly desirable: field ecology, California flora (or ability to learn), and programming in R. Required are: sharp critical thinking and organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to work well alone and in teams, a valid driverÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â™s license, enthusiasm / ability to work long field days in desert-like conditions and willingness to spend some nights at research field stations.
Position: This is a full-time position (40 hours/week), paying approx. $3250 / month plus benefits through the University of California. The position start-date is January 2019, but can be flexible, and duration is a minimum of 6 months but renewable up to two years.
To apply: please email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) your CV, a brief description of your past research and coursework experience in ecology, your interest in the position, and contact information for 2 references. Please apply by October 1 for full consideration.