OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Employment Opportunities

Student Technical Assistant
Ecology Technician

The Betts Lab Intensive Forest Management Study is seeking a student technician to assist in data collection, entry, organization and lab work. In its 7thyear, our study seeks to quantify the effects of silvicultural herbicide treatments on wildlife habitat and use of managed conifer plantations of the Oregon Coast Range. Technicians will be primarily responsible for lab work, including the quantification of arthropod herbivory on foliage and forage nutritional quality assays. The student will also assist in field data collection to quantify insectivory by songbirds as well as data entry and organization of previously collected data. The student must have strong quantitative abilities while being able to work in the field and have a flexible schedule. Schedule: Term - 10-20 hrs/week, Summer – 20-40 hrs/week, depending on enrollment. Please see the posting at https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/42905 and email a resume and cover letter directly to Thomas Stokely.

Student Technical Assistant
Wild Pollinator Research Assistant

This position will support a study for the Forest Animal Ecology Lab (http://fes.forestry.oregonstate.edu/research/forest-animal-ecology-lab). This position will assist with an experiment designed to assess the escape rate of different bee species from a trapping method frequently used in pollinator research. The incumbent will have the opportunity to gain skills in bee identification and the scientific method, build their resume, and potentially present at a scientific conference. This position is anticipated to start June 19, 2017 and end September 15, 2017. See the full posting: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/40650

Student Technical Assistant (2)
Small Mammal Trapping

This recruitment will be used to fill up to two part-time (40 hours per week anticipated during term breaks, with a maximum of 20 hours per week during academic terms) Student Technical Assistant (Small Mammal Trapping) positions. These positions conduct small mammal research consistent with research project plans. Work performed includes following established trapping protocols, conducting experiments, collecting data, and compiling results. These positions are anticipated to start June 19, 2017 and end September 15, 2017. See the full posting: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/42885