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Lab manager – pollinator behavior & ecology
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Posted Jun 1
The Plant-Animal Interactions Lab (Dr. Elinor Lichtenberg) at the University of North Texas ( is hiring a full-time lab manager. The Lichtenberg Lab combines approaches from community and behavioral ecology to study pollinator biodiversity and responses to anthropogenic disturbance, foraging behavior, and social learning. The successful candidate will participate in lab and field research, and oversee routine lab activities. Preferred qualifications include ability to follow established protocols, attention to detail, patience, willingness to work alone and in groups, and experience in biological field research (sampling organisms and their environment in the field) or animal behavior research. There will be opportunities to co-author publications. The lab is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive environment for lab members from diverse backgrounds, and working towards their long-term career goals.
The start date is anticipated to be summer or fall of 2021. The position is for one year with the possibility of extension. Salary will be in the range of $30,000-$35,000/year, and the position includes benefits. Application instructions are at Applications will be considered as they are received, and the position will remain opened until filled.
The University of North Texas is a R1 university located in Denton, near Dallas and Fort Worth. We are a Minority Serving Institution, a Hispanic Serving Institution and a Bee Campus. Denton is a vibrant college town known for its live music, and was ranked No. 1 Best Small Town in America. North Texas offers many opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming, bird watching, wildflower viewing and horseback riding. Dallas and Fort Worth provide additional attractions, including museums, theater, restaurants and pro sports.