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Research Technician

Hunter International Wilmington, DE

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $16 to $18 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Research Technician
Payrate $16-18/HR
Wilmington, DE
The Research Technician will help conduct lab, field and greenhouse experiments to answer key questions needed to understand and develop pesticide products.
Research Technician Responsibilities:
  • Maintain clean lab and greenhouse environment (wash benches, floors and carts).
  • Work effectively with lab staff and other researchers to complete group objectives including planting, filling flats and pots, transplanting, pruning and spacing, watering, biomass sampling, and pictures
  • Field work expected, including care of plots and adjacent areas as well as taking direction to rehabilitate field areas for turf and weed work.
  • Field work includes mowing, fertilization, and plot prep, treatment and care work
  • Insecticide studies in the lab environment expected.  Working with small insects including ants, crickets, cockroaches anticipated.  Husbandry work expected of candidate
Research Technician Qualifications:
  • A.S./B.S. in Horticulture, Plant Science or closely related field. Training or courses in organic and physical chemistry would also be expected of candidate
  • Works with chemicals
  • Basic plant knowledge and basic insect knowledge and ability to work with all kinds of pest insects
  • Ability to follow direction
  • Become part of a fast-paced environment with ability to shift direction rapidly

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