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location: Durham, North Carolina
job type: Contract
salary: $17.85 - 21.00 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
Candidate will assist a team of entomologists in conducting experiments to test new insecticide chemistry and formulations for utility against urban insect pests (e.g., structural, household, public health). Role involves laboratory and limited field evaluations of candidate products conducted by the Non-Crop Advanced Testing team. Duties include bioassay preparation, set up and evaluation. Work will be conducted under direct supervision of Company research scientists within Global Insecticide Research.
Responsibilities will include:
Weighing compounds, mixing solutions, applying pesticides, infesting with insects (e.g., mosquitoes, flies, termites, ants, cockroaches, bed bugs), conducting evaluations, entering data into Excel accurately, assisting with special requests testing, colony maintenance and general housekeeping.
Education & Qualifications:
Background in non-crop entomology (i.e. medical, veterinary, urban entomology) research is highly desirable.
Background in entomology minimum acceptable.
Candidate must be willing and able to work in laboratory, greenhouse, and agricultural field environments, experience in these areas is desirable.
skills: GLP (Good Laboratory Practice)
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