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Iowa State University Natural Resource Ecology and Management and Entomology - Laboratory or Field - temporary in Ames, Iowa

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Position Title:Natural Resource Ecology and Management and Entomology - Laboratory or Field - temporary

Appointment Type:Professional & Scientific

Job Description:

The Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM) department and Entomology department at Iowa State University are seeking applicants for temporary field and laboratory positions.

Assist departmental research in either an outdoor setting in the field, or in a laboratory. Applicants working in the field should have the physical ability to work long hours outdoors, which may involve walking long distances, carrying field equipment in rough terrain, and/or wading through water. Field work will be completed in various weather conditions (rain, snow, heat, etc.). Applicants working in the field must be at least 18 years old and possess a valid driver’s license if travel is required.

Work hours to be arranged between 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. Schedule may vary with workload and the weather. To not exceed 40 hours per week. This temporary position cannot work more than 780 hours/fiscal year and is not eligible for benefits. This position will be hired into the associated department. Supervisor, rate of pay and department will be discussed with each candidate

Proposed Start Date:February 1, 2021

Number of Months Employed Per Year:

Time Type:Part time

Pay Grade:P&S Temporary

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum VitaeIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date: December 14, 2020

Posting Close Date:

Job Requisition Number:R3810

Iowa State University ( is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities ( AAU ), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community ( .

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email .

If you have questions about the application process please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485 . Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485 . TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942 .

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