Research Associate in Field Biology

us: Research Associate in Field Biology [Non-Tenure Track | Duties: The Keith Clay lab at Indiana University is seeking a highly-motivated Research Associate to help with field work in southern Indiana related to two different projects: 1) collecting samples of ticks and mosquitoes multiple times per year from the same locations across multiple sites in south-central Indiana, funded by the IU Grand Challenge Prepared for Environmental Change project, and 2) overseeing field experiments and collections of the invasive grass, Microstegium vimineum (Japanese stiltgrass) and its fungal pathogens at Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge ( BONWR ) near Madison, Indiana and surrounding areas funded by a grant from the USDA . Clay lab research is described at http://www.indiana.edu/~symbios/Clay_Lab/Home.html. The succ... | Minimum Requirements: B.S. or B.A. in biology, ecology, entomology, or a related field, and previous field work experience required. M.S. in biology or related field preferred. The successful applicant must be well organized and detail-oriented, with strong analytical and interpersonal skills, and be able to work effectively with minimal supervision in the filed as part of a larger research project. Additional training specific to work on these projects will be provided] / Indiana University Bloomington (IU Bloomington); Bloomington, Indiana, United States