Job: Aquatic Field Technician

Title Aquatic Field Technician
Agency, Location The Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois.   Position located in Havana, Illinois.      
Categories Temporary
Job # 13126
Salary $9.00-$11.00 per hour
Responsibilities

Illinois River Biological Station, Illinois Natural History Survey, a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois.   Position located in Havana, Illinois.

Assist large river ecologists in microscopic analysis of zooplankton samples, including identification, enumeration, and biomass estimation of zooplankton taxa. Assist other lab and field based projects as needed.

Qualifications

Bachelors degree in biological related field, ability to work with minimal supervision in laboratory setting.  Experience with microscopes and zooplankton identification preferred, but not required.  This position requires a commitment to safety, strong work ethic, and meticulous data recording skills.Must have a valid driver’s license.

Available: January-June 2019

Ad Closing Date: 2/1/2019, position may be filled sooner if suitable candidate is found.

Contact

To apply, please email cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references to: Levi Solomon at [email protected](Reference “IRBS Zooplankton Tech” in subject line).

Link https://blogs.illinois.edu/view/7426/735555