Student Hourly-Lab Assistant - 12111BR

Student Hourly-Lab Assistant

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

Job Description

Lab assistants are responsible for maintaining a live insect culture.Duties include feeding caterpillars and adult insects, diagnosing insect diseases, cleaning cages, washing dishes, making diet, watering plants, assisting with mailings, data entry, and other misc. activities. Working hours are between 8am-5pm M-F with a set weekly schedule.Some weekend and holiday hours will be required.

Required Qualifications

KU student
Indication in application materials of prior experience or interest in handling and working with insects.
Ability to use a compound microscope as evident from coursework or work experience.

**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

Biology or Science Major

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of the online application, cover letter, resume and 3 references. Only complete applications will be considered.

Application review begins June 11, 2018 but applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled.

Contact Information to Applicants

Ann Ryan, annryan@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

9.00

Anticipated Start Date

14-Jun-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
12111BR
Department:
KS Biological Survey
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student
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