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SCIENCES-Lab Techs (Pool)

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Posting Information

Pool Name SCIENCES-Lab Techs
Job Title SCIENCES-Lab Techs
Posting Number
Type of Employment Student
Position Type Student Pools

Position Information

Job Description Summary

Responsible for preparation of all materials, including chemicals, for all Lab sections of a General Chemistry course (105, 111,201,202)
Includes setup of and waste management"
Process Invertebrate Samples
Part time Field/Lab Technician
Field Ecology Technician

Required Education
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Should have completed the relevant course, its equivalent, or a more advanced course in the same area of Chemistry
Understanding of aquatic insets and willingness to learn eazonomic descriptions and separations
Ability to operate a dissecting microscope
Ability to operate small Watercraft
Including: Outboard Engines
Downscan & Sidescan Sonar
Have the ability to safely trailer a truck and boat combination
Assistance needed with trapping carrion beetles on the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area and Ft. Campbell
Candidate should have a valid Driver’s License
Knowledge of field sampling techniques
Be able to work independently

Preferred Qualifications

Successful completion of CHE 302 (analytical chemistry) and CHE 120 (laboratory safety)
Good analytical, Organizational, and Time Management Skills
In depth knowledge of aquatic insect Taxonomy
Know how to map bathymetry using Sidescan and Downscan Technology
Experience in Entomology or Invertebrate Zoology
Use of GPS
familiarity with Forest Management practices

Special Requirements

Must complete Basic Hazard Communication Training
FERPA Training
Special Training requested
On-the-Job Training for Specific Tasks
Eligible for higher pay scale with completion of CHE 120, CHE 305, and letters of recommendation from General Chemistry and Analytical professor(s)
Assist with other Lab duties as needed, including:
Cleaning Aquaria
Handling Insects

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/13/2017
Close Date 05/13/2018
Open Until Filled No

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Of the courses listed, please list the courses you have completed CHE 302 CHE 120

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Do you have a preference in assignment to any of the courses listed? CHE 105 CHE 111 CHE 201 CHE 202

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Which of the following courses have you completed? CHE 120 CHE 305 CHE 312

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document