Employer: Michigan State University
Location: East Lansing, Michigan and field sites
Application deadline: none listed
The Sakalidis, McCullough and Cregg Labs at Michigan State University are seeking a Research Technician to assist with field work and related activities for a project on oak wilt management that is funded through the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program (MISGP). The technician will support a Research Associate and interact with the PI’s and forest health professionals. The field technician will assist with implementation and evaluation of tactics designed to mitigate impacts of oak wilt infection on surrounding oaks, the loss of healthy oak trees, and the cost of oak wilt treatments.
The field technician would need to be able to start between April and June 2021 and work for approximately 9 months, with the possibility of another two additional 9-month appointments, based on satisfactory performance.