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One-Health Biology Research Assistant
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Job ID 11464
Job Type On-Campus Jobs
Employer Biology
Date Posted May 01, 2024
Category Other (On Campus)
Job Description

The One-Health Biology Research Assistant will perform duties in the field and laboratory to support our long-term research on potential vectors and disseminators of infectious diseases on the Berry College campus. The work will include field work on the Berry College campus to collect insects that might play a role in dissemination and transmission of pathogens among wildlife, livestock, and humans co-inhabiting the campus. Field work might include trapping, soil coring, hand sampling, and other methods as appropriately applied to diverse arthropods such as dung beetles, mosquitoes, biting midges, sand flies, and/or others. Careful field notes will be made to document precise collection location, date, time, and conditions. Lab work will include sorting, preserving, and identifying collected specimens, as well as developing databases covering all data obtained in the field and lab. Also will include digitizing field and laboratory photographic images to develop historic databases.

Job Requirements

The One-Health Biology Research Assistant will have at least one year of experience in biological laboratory and field methods, including collecting and processing insect and other arthropod specimens. Previous upper-level college coursework in entomology and/or invertebrate zoology will be expected. Physical ability to work in diverse outdoor settings including significant walking is required.

Available Openings 1
Hours 2.0 to 10.0 hours per week
Hourly Rate $9.25/hour
Time Frame Summer
Contact Name D. Bruce Conn
Contact Email
Work Location Berry College campus outdoor spaces and off-campus work sites and MacAllister Hall biology laboratories
Phone 7067670967
Fax N/A
Majors Biology