Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, located on the North Shore of Long Island, is seeking a Greenhouse and Field Assistant to work on plant research projects involving tomato and related crops. The majority of this work will be in greenhouses and outdoors, and will involve all aspects of growing and caring for plants for research purposes. There is the possibility to train the right individual in genetics and molecular biology.
This position is open immediately and will continue through to the end of the summer, with the possibility of transitioning into a full-time role.
Only local applicants will be considered for the opportunity.
Experience & Skills: Experience in Horticulture or Plant Care is expected, but will train the right candidates with limited experience. The position requires the ability to lift up to 30 lbs and working with bleach, as well as bending, stretching, and standing for long periods of time. Exposure to sunlight and heat. Demonstrated interest in biology and plants a plus.
Other: A valid driver’s license will be required due to different locations.
If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL website at: https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/17643 Position 02624-R
Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.
For more information about CSHL, please visit us at: www.cshl.edu
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Internal Number: 02815-R
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.