University of Florida Honey Bee Laboratory Technician
Date Available: Immediately
Location: UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory
Department of Entomology & Nematology
Bldg. 964, Honey Bee Laboratory
1881 Natural Area Dr.
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32611-0629
Appointment: This is a full-time position for up to 40 hours/week until June 30, 2022 and may continue depending upon availability of funds. Salary commensurate with experience.
Position Description: The Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory is seeking a highly motivated technician with prior laboratory experience. The primary responsibility of the technician will be to test the efficacy of different compounds against Varroa destructor and determine their safety to honey bees. Other duties will include standard laboratory maintenance/upkeep, care of honey bee research in the laboratory, and data entry/analysis. The technician will aid graduate/undergraduate students, laboratory staff, volunteers, etc. with various research projects and assist with other laboratory duties as necessary.
Basic Eligibility Requirements:
Preferred Eligibility Requirements:
Applications: A review of applications will begin on August 2nd, 2021 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. To be considered for this position one must submit (1) a short statement of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three individuals willing to write letters of recommendation. Please submit completed applications to Chris Oster at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Laboratory Technician Application” in the subject heading. Email submission of complete application is required. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please email Dr. Cameron Jack (email@example.com) with any questions regarding the position.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
An Exciting, Paid Lab Assistant Position is Waiting for You!
Grabau Field Nematology Lab, Steinmetz Hall
DOES KEEPING PLANTS AND SOIL HEALTHY BY MANAGING PEST PROBLEMS INTEREST YOU?
WOULD YOU ENJOY WORKING WITH SOIL AND PLANTS IN AN AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH LAB?
If so, this job is for you!
Work in field and lab. Duties are assisting with tasks for nematode research:
Flexible hours. Part time to full time based on availability. Pay rate is based on experience.
Contact: Email a CV/resume with references to Chang (Diana) Liu, PhD. at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lab assistant needed to support and conduct research in The Bloomquist Neurotoxicology Laboratory in the Emerging Pathogens Institute. Job opportunities will include assisting/conducting laboratory experiments (e.g. insecticide applications on model insects and mosquitoes, repellency/feeding studies, and possibly electrophysiological experiments). Other duties will include standard laboratory maintenance/upkeep, care of insect rearing, and data entry/analysis.
Biology or chemistry background with basic laboratory skills desired. Individual will be trained to perform necessary experiments, but previous knowledge (coursework or hands-on laboratory experience) of toxicology, biochemistry, or medical entomology is preferred.
The position is up to 40 hr/week and may continue until the end of 2021, contingent upon availability of funds. The position is open to undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral applicants, with the wage rate dependent upon an individual’s experience and qualifications, as well as University of Florida fiscal policies.
For more information please contact Professor Jeffrey Bloomquist email@example.com.