groecology lab/field technician – University of Kentucky

The Agroecosystem Nutrient Cycling Lab (

in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences at University of Kentucky

seeks a full-time lab and field technician to assist with research focusing

on carbon and nitrogen dynamics in agroecosystems.

*Timing:* The position duration is from March to October 2020.

*Responsibilities: *Experiment installation and maintenance, soil and plant

sampling and analysis.

*Qualifications: *The ideal applicant will have a strong interest in soil

science and agroecology, experience conducting lab and/or field research,

good attention to detail, and the ability to work outside in all

conditions. A valid driver’s license is required. This position would be

ideal for a recent graduate looking to gain additional experience prior to

applying for graduate school; there are opportunities for independent

research linked to project objectives.

*Pay:* Competitive pay is dependent on experience.

*To apply:* Please send a resume attached to a message briefly explaining

your background and interests, along with the contact information of two

references to Dr. Hanna Poffenbarger (