USDA Full Time Temporary Lab Technician

The Brunet Lab (Brunet Site – in Madison, WI is seeking a full time temporary laboratory technician. This is a time-limited appointment with a maximum duration of 180 work days, available immediately. The successful candidate will provide laboratory support for research that examines how pollinator behavior affects gene flow in agricultural landscapes. This is a federal position (GS level 6/7) with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS). The laboratory is part of the Vegetable Crops Research Unit (VCRU) in Madison, WI. An American citizenship is required.

Major duties may include, but are not limited to: performing a variety of technical procedures in a laboratory, field and greenhouse environment; handling different bee species; statistically analyzing and summarizing experimental data; assisting with experiments on bee behavior and seed germination.

The candidate should have: a bachelor or more advanced degree in Biological/Agricultural Sciences or related areas with a GPA ≥ 3.0; fieldwork experience; willingness to learn. Previous experience working with bees and analyzing data in statistical software (such as R, SAS, etc.) is desirable. A master degree is preferred.

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Job Types: Full-time, Temporary