Subject: Entomology Research Technician Position
Entomology Research Technician Position
Department of Entomology, Lab of Dr. Paula Shrewsbury
Research details: Research in the laboratory of Dr. Paula Shrewsbury focuses
on the ecology and management of invasive and other pest insects in
ornamental plant ecosystems. Ongoing projects examine the role of native and
exotic natural enemies in managing invasive insects such as brown marmorated
stink bug and emerald ash borer. Assistance is needed on research projects
involving field, lab and greenhouse studies. This is an excellent opportunity
to gain research experience.
Required skills: Must enjoy working outside under varying environmental
conditions and be able to perform physical work. Must be organized, reliable,
responsible and able to work both independently and as part of a team. Strong
interest, course work and/or experience in entomology, horticulture, pest
management, community ecology and/or biology. Lab or field experience are
desirable. Must be a UMD student and have a valid MD driver’s license.
Hours: Part-time (~20 hours/week) and full-time positions (~40 hours/week)
available. Positions will run from end of May through August with possible
part-time opportunities during the school year.
Hourly wage: Based on experience.
If interested send a resume, names and contact information of two references,
and a brief paragraph describing your reason for interest in this position.
Email to Maddie Potter
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Dept. of Entomology, Plant Science Bldg.
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
This is an equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against any
employee or applicant because of race, age, gender, color, sexual
orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, national origin, or
political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
Contact Person: Maddie Potter
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