|Working Title||Field Research Assistant - Rudgers|
The University of New Mexico Biology Department is seeking to fill several position for the Field Research Assistant position. The successful candidate will assist with laboratory and field work related to ongoing research projects in the Rudgers and Whitney groups: plant, insect, and microbial ecology and evolution.
Field work may including assisting with experimental treatments, collecting plants or insects in the field, and collecting field data. Lab assistants help to prepare for field sampling, process field samples, and contribute to the general flow of work in the lab. Lab work can potentially include working with microbial cultures, DNA extractions, microscopy, nutrient analyses and more.The job will end 1 year from date of hire.
See the Position Description for additional information.
|Conditions of Employment|
High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
Experience with Biological research projects
Knowledge of small mammal species identifications for desert southwestern US.
Advanced technical experience handling live small mammals in the field and laboratory.
Experience with ecological data collection and entry.
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||AS Biology General Administrative (048F)|
|Staff Type||Temporary - Part-Time|
|Term End Date|
|Pay||$9.96 -10.10 hourly|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||No|
|For Best Consideration Date||3/16/2020|
|Application Instructions||Please submit the following documents for a complete application: 1. Current CV/Resume 2. Cover Letter explaining your experience and background. 3. Official Copy of HS Diploma/GED|
Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.