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  • Undergraduate Hourly Lab Assistant (up to 2 positions)

    Position:  Undergraduate student hourly

     

    Rate:  $12/hour

     

    Availability:  September 24, 2018 through December 31, 2018

     

    Duties:

    Glassware cleaning and laboratory housekeeping. Sample processing and preparation for experiments that include solid-liquid separations and size/solids fractionation. Perform physical and chemical testing of manure samples that include solids content, volatile matter, carbon measurements, acid titrations, and major anion/cation measurements Implement acidification experiments with manure samples. Data processing and reporting to supervisor. Perform other experiments and analysis on an as needed basis.

     

     

    Please send resumes to:

     

    John Scott

    zhewang@illinois.edu

     

  • Entomology Lab Technician (Hourly Assistant)

    The lab assistant will conduct laboratory tasks including washing, pinning, labeling, and identification of insect specimens in support of research project on pollinators in prairie restorations.