Subject: Entomology Research Technician Position Description: 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 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 Contact Email: [log in to unmask] You received this email because you are subscribed to the Daily eNews for CMNS Students (CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS) mailing list. If you would like to unsubscribe from this list, simply send an email to [log in to unmask] with the message signoff CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS in the body.