Rachel Atchison

Project Title
Ant-plant & fire interactions
Time Commitment
11-15 hours/week
Possible Co-Authorship
Project Description

Two field and lab research positions studying ant community ecology are available with the Lucky Lab within UF’s Entomology and Nematology department. Our project investigates the effects of abiotic factors on the biotic interactions within ant communities. Watch this video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuOTRD_esBc) for more project information.

We are looking for motivated, hardworking individuals with experience in either fieldwork, research and/or outdoor work. Previous work with insects is encouraged, but not required. Fieldwork takes place within longleaf pine habitat at Ordway Swisher Biological Station, and is hot and buggy.

Please apply if you can commit to two field days/week AND at least 1 day/weekend/month. You should be available between 6:45 am and 12:30 pm for fieldwork activities.
Pay: $10-12/hour

To apply, please send your Resume/CV, class schedule and contact information for 2 references to project supervisor, Rachel Atchison at ratchison@ufl.edu
Deadline to apply is Sept. 1st. Positions will begin in mid-Sept.

Contact Info

Email: ratchison@ufl.edu

Phone: (352) 273-3930