If driving a giant pickup truck around downtown Raleigh is your idea of a good time…have we got the job for you. Don’t worry, you’ll get to do some cool science too!
This position will assist with an ongoing research project examining the effects of weekly watering on health and pest insect abundance in urban maple trees. The successful applicant will water study trees twice a week and will assist with performing insect counts, tree physiology measurements, and branch sampling as needed through the summer. Applicant will be required to drive a large pickup truck with a water tank in back and operate a water pump to fill tree watering bags.
- 40 hours/ week, May – Aug 2017
- Possibility of continuing part-time into Fall semester
- Must have a valid driver’s license
- Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
- Must be able to lift 75 pounds
- Experience operating large vehicles and/or farm machinery a plus
How to Apply
Submit resume and cover letter to Annemarie Nagle (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the subject line “Undergraduate Research Assistant: Watering.” In your cover letter, please indicate why you are interested in the position and describe any relevant skills or experience. Applications will be considered as they are received until the position is filled.