Research Lab Assistant

North Carolina State University
March 16, 2023
Offerd Salary:$15.00
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Contract Type:Other
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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number PG193160TM

Position Number 15SPP99 Position Type Temporary Essential Job Duties

Assist with cataloguing Christmas Tree Genetics program seed inventory, provide assistance to projects that require extraction of terpenes, maintain website and web design, maintain plant materials in CTG greenhouses.

Is Time Limited Yes If Yes, Appointment Length 6 months

Department Information

Job City & State Raleigh, NC

Department Forestry and Environmental Resources

System Information

Classification Title Temporary-Technical/Paraprofessional

Working Title Research Lab Assistant

Position Information

Requirements and Preferences

Work Schedule Variable depending on schedule and current project activities

Other Work/Responsibilities

Assist the Principal Investigator (PI) in seed inventory and moisture analysis. Assist lab members with terpene extractions using various solvent extraction protocols. Maintenance of plant materials in greenhouse, including watering and grafting. Develop program website with Wordpress and other graphic materials using Adobe Photoshop and Canva as needed. Maintain Dakboard and update as required. Participate in regular check-in meetings with PI to update progress.

Minimum Experience/Education

Working toward a BS in Environmental Sciences or recently graduated. Experience using MS Excel, Word, Wordpress, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Dakboard and Canva.

Department Required Skills

Must have experience with terpene extraction and tree seed anatomy and moisture analysis. Must also be experienced with using Wordpress to update websites and Dakboard. Website and graphic design experience is required.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Recently graduated with BS in Environmental Science

Required License or Certification

Driver's license

Valid NC Driver's License required? No Commercial Driver's License Required? No


Recruitment Details

Anticipated Hiring Range $15.00/hr

Recruitment Dates

Job Open Date 02/13/2023

Applicant Information

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you working toward a BS in Environmental Sciences or recently graduated?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience using MS Excel, Word, Wordpress, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Dakboard and Canva?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience with terpene extraction and tree seed anatomy?
  • Yes
  • No
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