Now hiring: Junior lab technician
Required: High school graduation or the equivalent with some science courses and laboratory experience.
Preferred: BS or BA degree in natural sciences with experience in microsopy. Interest and experience in aquatic or marine sciences is a plus.
About the Job:
This person serves as the laboratory and field research assistant to the PI on zebra mussel research. The goals of the project are to determine toxicity of a mollusk pesticide to zebra mussel larvae in research enclosures placed within Lake Minnetonka. The position is full time for 2 months, starting June 5, 2017.
- Assist in constructing sampling gear (5%),
- Work in the field on deploying sampling gear and collecting larval samples (30%)
- Work in the laboratory scoring the results of toxicity trials using cross polarized light microscopy (65%)
Participation in other field projects in the McCartney lab, and a longer-term appointment is also available for fall of 2017.
How to Apply:
Applications must be submitted online. Search for job number 317128.
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