The Gratton Lab<> at UW-Madison is hiring a 
pollinator research technician! We are looking for someone to work on a project 
addressing how natural habitat and pollinator plantings influence wild bee 
communities, nesting success, and cucumber crop yields. Positions will run 
early-mid June – end of Aug. Field work will take place north of Madison, WI, 
and will include observational pollinator surveys, pollen deposition 
experiments, bee nest box surveys, and assessment of cucumber crop yields. 
Irregular and/or long hours and weekend work may be necessary.


  *   Enjoy working outside for extended periods
  *   Interest in ecology, entomology, and/or sustainable agriculture
  *   Ability to learn quickly and work well independently
  *   Experience with field research
  *   Valid driver's license with no moving violations in the past 3 years
  *   Available from early or mid June - August 30th

  *   Preferred: experience working with and identifying wild bees

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume (1 page max), and references 
to<> by Sun, April 22nd. Positions start 
at $10/hour.

Erin Lowe

MSc Candidate, Agroecology and Entomology

Gratton Lab, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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