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Research technician (temporary) with Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN

Type of position The Kaplan lab (https://www.entm.purdue.edu/ecolab/) at Purdue University in the Entomology department is conducting a variety of pest management and pollination research projects in vegetable production systems. We are looking to hire 3-4 research technicians to assist us this summer 2020. Most research will be outdoors in agricultural fields. We are looking for research technicians that are motivated, hard-working, flexible, and willing to work in agricultural fields in any weather. Employment will begin in May and end in late August (however extensions are negotiable). Compensation: $11-12/hour, typically 8 hours a day, 5 days a week (for at least 40 hours a week). Previous experience working in an agricultural setting including the ability to operate tractors is preferred but not required. Timing: May-August/September 2020, with possibility of continuing if desired. Qualifications: Ability to work in agricultural fields in any weather. Previous agricultural experience preferred.
Employer Purdue University
Location West Lafayette, IN
Salary 11-12/hr
Closing date of competition 04/15/2020
Date position available May 2020 (negotiable)
Description of duties

 

 

Qualifications sought
  • Experience working outdoors
  • Experience with data collection and entry
  • Previous experience working in an agricultural setting is preferred but not required
  • Previous experience operating farm equipment (tractors, etc) is preferred but not required
Contact for additional information Ashley Leach, ableach@purdue.edu
Application procedure  
Submit what resume and cover letter
Submit to Ashley Leach, email: ableach@purdue.edu
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