Skip to main content
The Honors College Office is open, but our staff members are teleworking. We are available for student advising and meetings using Zoom, Skype, Google Hangouts or phone. Please email us at honors@mail.wvu.edu or call us at 304-293-2100 to contact our staff. We are here for you!
  • Home
  • News
  • Davis College ID Technician Opportunity

Davis College ID Technician Opportunity

Davis College Seeks Macro-invertebrate Sorting ID Technician

 

The Davis College is seeking a motivated individual to assist with sorting and identifying macro-invertebrate specimens for a state-wide wetland water quality study. Approximately 500 total soil core samples and 250 D-net sweeps will be collected for both spring and fall seasons. Weekly samples need to be sorted within 5 days of collection, preserved and later identified to genus. Sample sorting and identification will take place in Percival Hall in rom 318.

 

The position is a seasonal, however there is an opportunity to be re-hired in the spring. The end date for this position for the current hiring period is Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. The salary will be $10.00 an hour for 20 hours a week. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and employees will start as soon as possible.

Please see the qualifications below before applying:

  • Patience and ability to pay attention to detail when sorting and identifying specimens.
  • Ability to identify macro-invertebrates using dichotomous keys and microscopes.
  • Ability to record and maintain data with exceptional organizing skills.
  • Earned or working for a degree in wildlife, biology, natural resources or related field.
  • Comfortable working alone with accountability under minimal supervision.

 

To apply, please email a cover letter, copy of your resume or CV and contact information for at

least two references to Sindupa De Silva at sd0131@mix.wvu.edu.

Quicklinks