Student Hourly - 22124BR

Student Hourly

Department: 
Biodiversity Institute
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Position Overview

KU’s Biodiversity Institute houses the most important bee collection in the world, which consists of more than half a million specimens. The position involves assisting with the preparation, labeling, data capturing, and imaging of specimens of bees from the collection. The student assistant will learn to use a state-of-the-art, versatile, user-friendly portable photomicrography system, as well as computer software to edit photographs. No prior experience with insects, museum work, or photography is needed.

Job Description

Assist professor or graduate student research assistant with all aspects of the preparation of bee specimens for photography, including labeling, data capturing, imaging, and editing photographs

Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate student enrolled in a degree program at KU.
**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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Biology or art major
  • Federal work study eligible students preferred
  • Ability to work in group as well as on detail-oriented tasks

Additional Candidate Instructions

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

Contact Information to Applicants

Victor H. Gonzalez: vhgonza@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$10.00/hr

Work Schedule

flexible

Anticipated Start Date

01-Aug-2022

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
22124BR
Department:
Biodiversity Institute
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student