Salary Grade: 07
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The Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology & Plant Pathology is a comprehensive department with an academic, research and service mission. The Department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from the College of Agriculture and Life Science, and currently advises approximately 330 undergraduates and 60 graduate students.
Area of Specialization:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Assist in all aspects of rearing insects (diet preparation, feeding, transfer of insects to new containers, etc.) as directed.
2. Assist in maintaining laboratory facilities and supplies in a neat and clean condition.
3. Purchase laboratory and insect rearing supplies as needed.
4. Assist in conducting laboratory, greenhouse and field research as directed.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Experience in Rearing Insects
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to read, write, follow instructions, work well supervised or unsupervised, and work well in a team setting.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Most work is performed in a laboratory, but field work will be required at times, sometimes in hot and humid conditions.
Instructions for Applying:
Applications must be submitted through the Human Resources
Management website at https://www.jobs.msstate.edu.
Position is contingent upon continued availability of funding.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.