The Gardiner Lab will host an outreach workshop on the OSU Campus (Kottman Hall Atrium) on April 28 focused on our research documenting the conservation value of vacant land. If you are in the Columbus area see this link for details: Bugs in the City Program April 28-qnxw3w
The Gardiner Lab in the Department of Entomology at The Ohio State University seeks a Summer Urban Greenspace Manager. This individual will be responsible for maintaining (including mowing, trimming, mulching, weeding, and trash removal) a network of urban vacant lot greenspaces. The selected candidate will also assist Mary Gardiner with establishing experiments and collecting data from the vacant lot sites. These habitats were established in 2014 and the Gardiner Lab is examining their value for arthropod conservation. The individual selected for this position must be able to drive, operate equipment such as lawn mowers and weed whips, and enjoy working independently and be comfortable interacting with the public.
This job is titled Research Assistant 1 in the OSU system will be posted for 2 weeks (March 19-31) and can be found here: https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/85388
The position runs from May 1 to October 15, with an earlier start date possible.
Site photos and details here: https://u.osu.edu/gardinerlab/research/
Contact Mary Gardiner (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions related to the position after reviewing the full announcement.