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Biologist/Entomologist

HirePower Personnel, Inc Durham, NC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Description:
The candidate will assist a team of entomologists in conducting experiments to test new insecticide chemistries and formulations for utility against urban insect pests (e.g., structural, household, public health). The role involves laboratory and limited field evaluations of candidate products conducted by the Non-Crop Advanced Testing team.
Duties include bioassay preparation, set up and evaluation. Work will be conducted under the direct supervision of Company research scientists within Global Insecticide Research.

Responsibilities will include:
- weighing compounds,
- mixing solutions,
- applying pesticides,
- infesting with insects (e.g., mosquitoes, flies, termites, ants, cockroaches, bed bugs),
- conducting evaluations,
- entering data into Excel accurately,
- assisting with special requests testing, colony maintenance, and general housekeeping.

Education / Experience Desired:
- Background in non-crop entomology (i.e. medical, veterinary, urban entomology) research is highly desirable.
- Background in entomology minimum acceptable.
- Candidate must be willing and able to work in laboratory, greenhouse, and agricultural field environments, experience in these areas is desirable.

Equipment Skills:
- General laboratory equipment.

HirePower Personnel, Inc

HirePower Personnel, Inc. (HPP) is a woman owned and operated Staffing and IT Professional Services business incorporated in 2002. HPP continually assesses the business climate and develops staffing applications to meet our client’s needs. Exceptional customer service and a results oriented approach to employment enable us to create the right fit for both the client and employee. HPP holds Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) and Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certifications. We have provided support to clients in the following segments: Information Technology, Refining & Marketing, Exploration & Production, Healthcare, Manufacturing Retail Distribution, Logistics, Payroll & Resource Planning Optimization, Geology & Geophysical, Finance, Administration, Customer Service, and Automotive. HPP has a proven track record of successfully managing multiple projects and revenue streams over $4M annually per project. Our thorough vetting system includes extensive background checks, drug screening, a proprietary resume database of qualified personnel and account specific recruiters to ensure comprehensive service and true partnership. We also have a Global Resourcing Center based in Romania that allows us to work around the clock sourcing candidates to fulfill your staffing needs.

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26 Davis Drive
Durham, NC
USA

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