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From: EJ Blitzer <ejb278@...>
Date: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 10:23 AM
Subject: [ECOLOG-L] JOB: Native bee field tech at Cornell
Description: Two temporary (2) field technicians are needed for work on a
long term study of native bee diversity in apple orchards in Western New
York. The goal of this research is to determine the connection between bee
communities and orchard yield. This position is based at Cornell University
in Ithaca, NY and will entail extensive fieldwork throughout the Finger
Lakes and Lake Ontario area. Field duties will primarily involve net-
collecting bees and assessing fruit set. This position will also include lab
work involving mounting, labeling, and sorting field collected specimens, as
well as some data processing and entering. The successful applicant(s) will
gain valuable experience in field insect collecting and curation techniques,
native bee identification, and database management.
Required Qualifications: Ecology fieldwork; valid drivers license; desire to
work long hours in variable weather conditions.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in entomology field collecting and
Dates: Positions will start Mid-April and run through mid-June with the
opportunity for one applicant to continue working until the end of August.
To apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of
three references to: EJ Blitzer (ejb278@...
). Please place ‘Bee
Field Tech’ in the subject line. Review of applications will begin February