Staff Laboratory Assistant I - Fisheries Technician (Temporary)

Sam Houston State University is hiring a full time, temporary, benefits 
eligible fisheries technician to assist with a new food web project in San 
Antonio Bay, Texas From April 2018 - October 2018.

The primary duties of the technician will be to identify, measure, and 
weigh fishes and invertebrates collected by research partners; and collect, 
preserve, and organize tissue samples and stomach contents from fishes and 
invertebrates through dissection. 

The selected candidate will exhibit a high level of organization and 
communication skills, closely follow instruction, have frequent contact 
with other researchers, and have experience with Microsoft Excel. The 
selected candidate should also have a demonstrated ability to organize and 
inventory biological samples.

The technician will be required to work a modified schedule to accommodate 
special projects, be willing to get wet and dirty while fulfilling duties, 
and be able to spend extended periods of time outside in all weather 
conditions. The selected candidate will be required to live or be willing 
to move to Port O’Connor, TX or a proximate location, including Victoria, 
TX or Port Lavaca, TX.

This is a full time, temporary, benefits eligible position ending 7.5 
months after its start date. This position will be located in Port 
O’Connor, Texas. Position will require the dissection of thousands of dead 
fish and invertebrates outside on fish cleaning tables with dissection 
materials, and the retention of stomachs and samples collected during 

Please see the following links for more details and link to apply:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug‐Free Workplace. All qualified 
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 
race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, 
national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual
orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an "at 
will" employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background 
checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

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