Forest Health Lab Assistant, LTE

Employer: Wisconsin Dept of Natural Resources - Forest Health Program 
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Application deadline: March 12, 2019
Full position description and application instructions

Wisconsin DNR Forest Health Program is hiring a lab assistant who will work closely with the State Forest Pathologist and Forest Health Team to diagnose pathogens from submitted samples. This position also helps conduct field surveys and assists with lab management and administrative tasks.  Preferred knowledge/skills include course work/work experience in: culture work, molecular diagnostic techniques, examining lab samples through microscopes, diagnosing forest pest problems, and identifying insects.