15 days old

Undergraduate Student Worker

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Undergraduate Student Worker
Requisition Number DU10461
Department Name 81080:ENTOMOLOGY
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $10.00-$12.00/hr
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
High School Diploma or GED
Required Related Experience
must be currently enrolled
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Will work with student schedule.
Job Summary
The DeVries Lab in the Department of Entomology at the University of Kentucky, seeks a highly motivated, independent undergraduate student to assist with laboratory research in the areas of urban pest management and human health. The successful applicant should be interested in biology and willing to learn new techniques. No specific skills are required, but applicants should be comfortable working with urban insects (especially cockroaches and bed bugs) in the lab and possibly being exposed to public housing for urban pest monitoring, sample collection, and pest control. Training will be provided in the following techniques: urban pest rearing and handling, insecticides toxicity evaluation, insect behavioral assays using video tracking, and others. In addition, opportunities will be available for independent research in areas related to work ongoing in the lab.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 03/31/2023
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2023-03-14 Expires: 2023-04-13

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