Student Hourly - Field and Lab Research Assistant - 13038BR

Student Hourly - Field and Lab Research Assistant

Department: 
KS Biological Survey
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Job Description

Field and lab research assistants are responsible for preparing sample containers and collecting water, gas, and soil samples. Duties include: data entry, data organization, soil, water, and gas sample collection in the field and lab, washing dishes, assisting with mailings, and use of analytical instrumentation. Work hours are generally between 8am-6pm M-F with the occasional field work over the weekends or over trips. These positions are based at the Kansas Biological Survey on West Campus in Lawrence, KS.

Required Qualifications

Enrolled in natural sciences or related field.

**During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments).

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience with soil, gas, and water samples
  2. Experience with gas chromatography, ion chromatography, and discrete injection analyzers
  3. Ability to lift 35 pounds

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of the online application, cover letter, & resume. Only complete applications will be considered.

Application deadline is Friday, October 19, 2018

Contact Information to Applicants

Terry Loecke, loecke.terry@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

10.50

Anticipated Start Date

22-Oct-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
13038BR
Department:
KS Biological Survey
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student
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