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Employment

 

Current Openings from the Office of Career Services are listed below

Back Posted: 3/6/2012
Syracuse University/Field Assistant/ Syracuse, NY

Syracuse University:

The Fridley Lab seeks to hire up to two full-time field assistants for the 2012 summer field season

Duration: (12 wks, May-August, start and end dates flexible)

 

Responsibilities:  Research involving old field plant communities across the Eastern U.S.  Activities may include assisting with taxonomic surveys from Ontario to Florida; helping with the construction of experimental plant communities in Syracuse, the Hudson Valley, and central NJ, and subsequent monitoring of plant growth; and various lab tasks including data entry. 

 

Successful applicants will be based largely in Syracuse, with frequent (paid) trips to other locations. 

 

Desired qualifications include a strong interest in field ecology, previous field experience, and willingness to work outdoors under sometimes uncomfortable conditions.  Demonstrated taxonomic proficiency with vascular plants is preferred.

 

 The pay rate is $10/hr . 

 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references to Emily Pipher (enpipher@syr.edu) by March 31, 2012.  More information about the Fridley Lab is at plantecology.syr.edu/fridley.

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Job No. 1890