The Auburn University Plant Diagnostic Laboratory with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System is seeking applicants for a Laboratory Technician.
This is a 1-year, limited term appointment. Continuation of employment is contingent upon availability of funds.
The primary duties of this position are to provide technical support with plant disease and insect diagnostics at the Plant Diagnostic Lab. The successful applicant will be expected to perform biological, chemical, and serological tests on plant, insect, and soil samples. They will also be responsible for preparing chemical reagents and biological media, compiling laboratory records, and maintaining laboratory equipment. The lab technician will have high levels of interaction with Plant Diagnostic Laboratory clientele.