Subject: Entomology Undergrad Research Technician Position
Entomology Undergrad 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 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.
Assistance is needed on research projects involving field, lab and greenhouse
studies. This is an excellent opportunity to gain research experience, learn
about ecology and the role insects play in urban and natural environments.
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.
Note: All COVID safety practices are strictly enforced.
Starting Date: Preferably mid to late - March 2021
Hours: During the semester (~15-20 hours/week), with the possibility to
continue for summer (~30-40 hours/week).
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
Email: [log in to unmask]
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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