Field Technician

at University of Arkansas - Fayetteville in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Current University of Arkansas System employees (excluding those at UAMS) including student employees and graduate assistants need to log into Workday on My Apps. Simply enter "Find Jobs" in the Workday search bar to view open positions. All Job Postings will close at 12:01 a.m. CT on the specified Closing Date (if designated). To view the job posting closing date please return to the search for jobs page.If you close the browser or exit your application prior to submitting, the application process will be saved as a draft. You will be able to access and complete the application through "My Draft Applications" located on your Candidate Home page.Type of Position:Research


Workstudy Position:NoJob Type:Fixed Duration of Project/Grant (Fixed Term)


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Sponsorship Available:NoInstitution Name: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation's top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.


The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation's strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.


As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.


Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions, you should review before applying for the opening.


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For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 479.575.5351.Department:Department of Biological Sciences Research Assistants 26


Department's Website:http://fulbright.uark.eduSummary of Job Duties:The Ceballos Lab within the Department of Biological Sciences in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville invites applications for the position of Field Technician. The Field Technician will be generally responsible for carrying out duties in support of field work undertaken by the principal investigator (i.e., Dr. Ceballos) during sampling expeditions both within the United States, U.S. territories, and foreign countries (predominantly in South America, Asia, and Europe).


The Field Technician will be responsible for: preparing and testing sampling equipment prior to travel; packaging equipment and supplies for sampling expeditions; setting up and operating equipment on-site; labeling, organizing, and properly storing field samples for shipment back to laboratory facilities; on-site pre-processing of water, sediment, soil, and tissue samples as required for safe delivery to laboratory facilities; cleaning, maintenance, and repair of field equipment; and, other related duties.Qualifications:


Minimum Qualifications:

An associate's degree in engineering technology, biotechnology, or related field or equivalent work experience (and progress toward a degree) is required as a minimum

A working knowledge of the Spanish language is required

A valid Passport is required


Preferred Qualifications:

Work experience with mechanical and electrical systems (gas-powered generators, water pumps, flow meters, pipe fittings)

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The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Job Posting: 3137343

Posted On: Nov 19, 2021

Updated On: Dec 19, 2021